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Successful students get ready to engage with industry

Three students from the undergraduate tourism management courses at LBU have been successfully chosen as local Institute of Travel and Tourism Student Ambassadors. 

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UNWTO Ted.Qual accreditation renewed for MSc Responsible Tourism Management

The School of Events, Tourism and Hospitality Management are celebrating the successful renewal of the UNWTO Ted.Qual recognition for our MSc Responsible Tourism Management. 

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Building a business when times are tough

BA (Hons) Tourism Management alumnus Steve Hull talks about how he built his a ski holiday business, the challenges posed by the global pandemic and how they are looking to overcome them.

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Regional politics and policies to improve tourism

Senior regional politicians and other stakeholders were addressed earlier this week by Professor Rhodri Thomas, our Professor of Tourism and Dean of School.  

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UK Centre for Events Management students support the #WeMakeEvents campaign ‘Red Alert – Stand as ONE’ in Leeds

Events Management students are working alongside Senior Lecturer, Hannah Rossmorris and the #WeMakeEvents team in Yorkshire to support their campaign to underline the continuing challenges facing the events sector during the Covid-19 crisis. 

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Leeds Beckett University review helps maximise the benefits of global research programmes for poverty alleviation and educational development

An independent review of current policy and practice impact support resources for three global research programmes operated by the Economic and Social Research Council and Department for International Development (ESRC-DFID), has been conducted by academics from the School of Events, Tourism and Hospitality Management.

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Between money and trauma - communist heritage tourism in Eastern Europe

Dr Milka Ivanov, Senior Lecturer at Leeds Beckett University and Prof. Dorina Maria Buda from Nottingham Trent University draw from their recent research on communist heritage and dark tourism to make sense of the troubled history of tourism sites and sights associated with the communist regime in eastern and central Europe.

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Outstanding results from the 2020 National Student Survey

Only days after learning that the School had been placed in the top 50 globally by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, we received a ringing endorsement from our graduating students. 

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Student Success at the 2020 Institute of Travel and Tourism Future You Awards

In collaboration with the Institute of Travel and Tourism (ITT), the tourism teaching team at Leeds Beckett University is proud to announce the recipients of its annual student prizes.

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Webinar on Covid-19, Aviation and Tourism

Destinations which rely heavily on international tourism have been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. In this context, Professor Neelu Seetaram, member of the German Aviation Research Society (GARS) and of the advisory board of the European Aviation Conference (EAC) collaborated with these societies to co-organise an online discussion panel on the 7 July 2020.