Technology Enhanced Destination Experiences

Experiences are transforming. A widespread concept in the tourism industry is the creation of experiences for consumers. The competition is bigger than ever. Destinations – as the core of the travel and tourism industry - have to find innovative ways to differentiate their products and create experiences and so provide value for the tourists. This …

Experiences of the 21st Century: The Era of ‘Technology Enhanced Tourist Experiences’

We have seen an increasing interest in customer experiences in recent years. Companies are seeking ways to create better experiences for customers and customers want more meaningful experiences when they purchase, consume or travel. Consumers are no longer satisfied with 'simple service', a simple service encounter or transaction. - Instead they want to get compelling experiences by buying into …

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 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 …