Knowledge exchange at IFITT Doctoral Summer School @ ISCONTOUR 2017

This year's IFITT Doctoral Summer School 2017 was hosted at the ISCONTOUR - International Student Conference in Tourism Research at FH Salzburg University of Applied Sciences from 15-16th May. Over 200 participants from 30 countries exchanged knowledge in tourism research. Representing all levels of Bachelor, Master and PhD, students presented a wide range of topics, …

Dr. Barbara Neuhofer is invited to speak at Cascais Tourism Forum 2017

On 5th May, Dr. Barbara Neuhofer was invited for speech on the "Experience Economy in Tourism: Co-Creation of Innovative Travel Experiences" at the Cascais Tourism Forum 2017, in Cascais, Portugal. The Cascais Tourism Forum 2017 is organised by the Cascais and Estoril Hotel Association (arhcesmo) to discuss innovative approaches for hospitality.  One of this year's main topics was on customer …

New Paper on (Dis)Connectivity in Travel presented at ENTER 2017 Conference

From 24-26 January 2017, ENTER2017 eTourism Conference Rome in Rome took place, the world's leading annual conference on eTourism, organised by International Federation for Information Technology and Travel & Tourism (IFITT) Dr. Barbara Neuhofer, Head of Experience Design, Innovation and Management in Tourism at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, presented a new study on "(Dis)Connectivity in the Travel …

Barbara speaks at INTO 2016 International Innovation & Tourism Seminar

From 24-25th November, 2016 Dr. Barbara Neuhofer was invited to speak about the 'Experience Economy in the 21st Century: Creating dynamic and consumer-driven experiences through technology.' at the INTO 2016 Seminar in Mallorca, Spain. The INTO 2016 International Innovation & Tourism Seminar is an annual seminar, organised by the Government of the Balearic Islands to discuss cutting-edge developments in …

Dr Barbara Neuhofer presents IFITTtalk@Salzburg opening talk

Dr. Barbara Neuhofer, Lecturer at Bournemouth University and Treasurer at IFITT gives the opening talk for the IFITTtalk@Salzburg. The IFITTtalk is a new initiative with the aim to share and exchange knowledge on cutting edge topics in the field of eTourism. The first IFITTtalk@Salzburg took place on the 22nd of October 2015 at Salzburg University of Applied Science as a …

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 …

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 …

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 …