Going off the grid: Disconnected on my Digital Detox Walk

Technology, technology, technology Three years I have read, written, lived and breathed the topic 'Technology Enhanced Tourist Experiences'. On my PhD journey, I have studied the impact of technology on and its role in travel experiences. I did not only study the topic, but have have always travelled with 'my technologies', as probably many other people in my …

2nd Place Journal Paper of the Year Award @ ENTER 2015

Dr Barbara Neuhofer, Prof Dimitrios Buhalis and Prof Adele Ladkin have been awarded the 2nd Place Journal Paper of the Year Award for their paper 'A typology of technology enhanced tourism experiences', published in the International Journal of Tourism Research. The award was received at the ENTER2015 Conference in Lugano, Switzerland, the world leading conference …

Barbara Neuhofer presents at the 10th Brennpunkt eTourism

Barbara Neuhofer was invited as a speaker to the 10th edition of the Brennpunkt eTourism 2014, taking place on 23 October 2014 at the University of Applied Sciences Salzburg, Austria. Her presentation, held in the scientific-track of the congress, focused on the cutting-edge topic "Experiences, Co-Creation & Technology: Creating Enhanced Customer Experiences". Further information about the …

Barbara Neuhofer awarded as a winner of the International PhD Student Competition 2013

Barbara Neuhofer has just returned from a two-week overseas trip to Australia where she has been invited as one of the 15 winners of the International PhD Student Competition 2013. The School of Management, University of South Australia hosted 15 of the world’s top PhD students to participate in an interdisciplinary forum entitled “Management in …

Barbara Neuhofer awarded ITT PhD Student of the Year 2013 Award

  Last week Barbara Neuhofer was awarded the ITT PhD Student of the Year Award during the ITT’s Annual Chairman’s Summer Cocktails. Barbara was nominated for Bournemouth Universty by Professor Dimitrios Buhalis who has worked closely with Barbara in the e-Tourism lab. The award ceremony was held at The House of Commons and was sponsored …

IFITT Next Generation: A successful 1st IFITT Doctoral Summer School

From 8-9th July 2013, I had the pleasure, together with my colleagues Alessandro Inversini and Nicolas Gregori, to organise the first edition of the IFITT Doctoral Summer School: Vision of eTourism,  hosted by Professor Dimitrios Buhalis at the Bournemouth University eTourismLab. The first IFITT Doctoral Summer School was a great success with more than 40 …

Call for Abstracts: IFITT Doctoral Summer School: Vision of eTourism

IFITT Doctoral Summer School: Vision of eTourism Bournemouth University, July, 8th-9th 2013 Hosted by the eTourism Lab at Bournemouth University, this first edition of the IFITT Summer Doctoral Summer School aims to bring together the future eTourism researchers for a two-day unconventional workshop on a variety of cutting edge eTourism topics. The IFITT Doctoral Summer School …

Barbara Neuhofer presents at the CAUTHE Conference 2013

Bournemouth University PhD Researcher, Barbara Neuhofer has just returned from presenting at the CAUTHE Conference 2013 in Christchurch, New Zealand. Barbara presented her paper that she co-authored with Professor Dimitrios Buhalis and Professor Adele Ladkin, titled “Experiences, Co-creation and Technology: A conceptual approach to enhance tourism experiences” at the conference. Back in November, Barbara was …