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eTourism expert to deliver public lecture

Professor Dimitrios Buhalis

Members of the public are invited to attend the inaugural lecture being delivered by leading eTourism expert Professor Dimitrios Buhalis

BU Professor Dimitrios Buhalis will deliver his inaugural lecture at the University’s Talbot Campus on Wednesday 17 February at 6pm.

The lecture is free of charge and available to members of the public.

Professor Buhalis joined BU in September 2007 as Established Chair in Tourism.

Specialising in the interfaces between technology innovations and tourism and travel industries, he is currently leading BU’s eTourism research introducing technology in all aspects of tourism research and education.

Based within the School of Services Management, Professor Buhalis is regarded as an international expert in the impact of Information Computer Technology (ICT) in the tourism industry, the management of tourism distribution channels and strategic tourism marketing and management.

He is currently Deputy Director of the International Centre for Tourism & Hospitality Research and is leading the global eTourism agenda through his research, conferences and consultations worldwide.

The lecture will be available via the following channels:

Live interaction throughout the event is available by emailing and through Dimitrios Buhalis Facebook Link

Where: Talbot Campus, Bournemouth University BH12 5BB - The Atrium, Poole House & The Allsebrook Lecture Theatre
When: Wednesday 17 February 2010; 5.15 pm (tea/coffee); 6.00 pm (lecture); 7.30 pm (celebratory reception)
Further information: To reserve your place please complete and submit the online booking form, listed below, or contact the BU Lectures team by email: or tel: +44 (0)1202 961033

Please indicate whether you intend to stay for the lecture and celebratory reception, or attend the lecture only.

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Progressing excellence in Management Research and Journal Rankings for the Services Industries

In collaboration with BU’s Business School and Kent Business School, University of Kent, Professor Buhalis has co-organised a one-day conference which aims to raise the quality of service industry research.

The conference is aimed at tourism professionals and academics and will take place ahead of Professor Buhalis’ inaugural lecture.

For further information about the ‘Progressing excellence in Management Research and Journal Rankings for the Services Industries’ conference, please visit the conference web pages.


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