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 …

Marketing 4.0 – It’s all about human experiences! Dr. Barbara Neuhofer speaks at TravelCulture 2018 Congress

On 08th November 2018, FH-Professor Dr. Barbara Neuhofer was invited by TravelCulture Linz for a speech on “Marketing 4.0: It's all about experiences". TravelCulture is a congress that brings tourism and culture together through a series of dialogues. As a part of these dialogues, Barbara talked about the requirements of an effective marketing and the importance …

Who is a smart tourist in a smart destination?

How do tourists understand intelligent systems and wish to interact with them? How are they supposed to interact and co-create value with other stakeholders? How does  their level of trust in technologies shape and facilitate their experiences? These and many more questions are answered in our latest study 'Towards a conceptualisation of smart tourists and their role …

Alles mobil? Interview mit Barbara Neuhofer im Tourismusmagazin SAISON

Wie das Smartphone den Tourismus und das Konsumverhalten verändert und unsere zunehmend 'smart' Urlaubserlebnisse macht - ein interessantes Interview mit FH-Prof. Barbara Neuhofer im Tourismusmagazin SAISON, Ausgabe Juni 2018. Smartphones sind zum fixen Bestandteil unseres Alltags geworden. Mit Smartphones hat sich unser Konsumverhalten von Grund auf geändert. Es ist selbstverständlich für uns geworden, immer und sofort …

Das war die #ISCONTOUR2018 Konferenz

Die ISCONTOUR 2018 Konferenz wurde gemeinsam von der Fachhochschule Salzburg und der IMC Fachhochschule Krems veranstaltet und fand dieses Jahr an der IMC FH Krems statt. FH-Prof. Christian Maurer und FH-Prof. Barbara Neuhofer waren die Konferenzveranstalter in der bereits 6. Auflage der ISCONTOUR. Forschungsarbeiten aus dem breitesten Spektrum der Themen Marketing und Management, Tourismus Produktentwicklung …

How does customer co-creation increase revenues in hotels?

"Over the past decade, co-creation has gained wide attention in academia and practice. Customers centricity plays a key role as we engage and co-create experiences no longer for but with customers." The co-creation paradigm has introduced the idea of a two-way engagement between customers and businesses. This has brought deep changes for businesses and they way they view …

How do social media influence the consumers’ hotel decision journey?

Hotel-related decision-making has fundamentally changed. In the ‘age of social media’ we are no longer informed by brochures and travel agencies, because Google, Facebook, TripAdvisor transformed the consumers' hotel decision journey by influencing the way consumers search, decide and book hotels. But how exactly do social media influence the way consumers search, evaluate and select …

Keynote @ HOGAST-NEXT: Erlebnisinszenierung in der Hotellerie – Visionen für 2020

Erinnern Sie sich an einen bestimmten Urlaub in Ihrer Kindheit, in dem Sie etwas ganz Besonderes erlebt und bis heute nicht vergessen haben? Einmalige Momente erleben, die man nach zehn, zwanzig oder sogar dreißig Jahren nicht vergisst, das sind die wahren Experiences. HOGAST-NEXT war ein völlig neues Eventformat für die junge Hotellerie und Tourismus-Generation. Gemeinsam …