Experience Design Consulting Project with Altenmarkt-Zauchensee: Firnzeit Experiences

On the 23rd of January 2021, the master class 2019 from the Department of Innovation & Management in Tourism at the FH Salzburg (Salzburg University of Applied Sciences) turned into consulting teams and delivered innovative ideas and prototypes for products, events and services to the destination management organization of Altenmarkt-Zauchensee. Innovation in a year of standstill The 3rd semester …

Festivals – a space-time vehicle for transformational human experiences

When one thinks of festivals, usually religious or cultural ceremonies and celebrations may be the first ideas to come to mind. Nowadays, however, contemporary festivals, such as electronic dance festivals (EDM), are increasing in popularity, both as real-life events and within the domains of academic research. Viewing festivals as a  “human gathering offering an opportunity …

TEDx Bucharest 2019 Talk “A Global State of Awe”

Fast forward to November 2020, we are amidst a global pandemic that forced us not only to halt and pause, but to reflect and introspect, and to make space for new values, ecosystems and symbiotic ways of co-living as humans on Planet Earth. Metamorphosis through Experience Design At TEDx Bucharest, in November 2019, Paul Bulencea …

Welcome on board the FH Salzburg: A digital immersive experience facilitated by the IMT Master students

Welcome on board the FH Salzburg. Salut from the event facilitators and hosts - the master cohort 2019. As part of the Experience Design Case Study course, I had the pleasure to guide the master class of 2019 from the Department of Innovation & Management in Tourism at the FH Salzburg (Salzburg University of Applied Sciences) …

Service Design Project with St Johann in Tirol: Moments of Happiness #meinYapadu

On 9th October 2019, the 2018 master class from the Department of Innovation & Management in Tourism at the FH Salzburg (Salzburg University of Applied Sciences) were invited to a full-day excursion at St. Johann in Tyrol in the three hotels: Hotel & Wirtshaus Post, Hotel-Gasthof zur schönen Aussicht Superior, and Hotel Penzinghof. This project is part …

Change through immersive experiences: IMT Master students facilitate Live Action Role Play (LARP) Experience Event 2019

"After the party and all the rubbish remaining, we decided to CHANGE, and we decided to build a society to conquer waste to live more sustainable..." The master class of 2018 from the Department of Innovation & Management in Tourism at the FH Salzburg (Salzburg University of Applied Sciences) set out to welcome the new master …

Dr. Barbara Neuhofer gives the keynote speech at the Tourism Fast Forward Congress 2019

On May 15, 2019 FH-Prof. Dr. Barbara Neuhofer gave the keynote speech at the Tourism Fast Forward Congress 2019 on ’Smart Tourism and the Future of Experiences - Smart and human?’ The key message of the speech was to think about the human aspect in smart tourism. Smart tourism is not about the technology in …

FH Salzburg students present eTourism research at ISCONTOUR 2019 Conference and win Best Paper Awards

This year's International Student Conference on Tourism Research ISCONTOUR 2019, organized jointly by FH-Krems and MCI Innsbruck, attracted about 300 participants from over 30 nations to Innsbruck to present their latest research. Topics covered eTourism, experience design, destination management and sustainability. FH Salzburg was represented with professors and students this year. The master students of …

FH-Prof. Dr. Barbara Neuhofer speaks at IULM University Milano Expert Seminar Series on Digital Experience Design

The second business trip of the year brings Dr. Barbara Neuhofer to the capital of fashion, to Milano, Italy. She is invited to the IULM - Università di comunicazione e lingue Milano to speak about Technology Enhanced Experience Design in the new Master Seminar Series "Digital Innovation for the Travel Sector Competitiveness". Barbara was invited …

Service Design Project with Munich Airport

On Thursday 17.10.2018 Master Students of Innovation and Management in Tourism, together with their lecturer, FH-Prof. Dr. Barbara Neuhofer were invited to visit and experience Munich International Airport (MUC). The students attend the 3rd semester course 'Service Design' and study service design thinking, tools and methods. The day at MUC airport was a great excursion …