The capital of Romania is not one of the first places that comes to mind when it comes to discussing the management of events associated with the leave and remain campaigns of the UK referendum on EU membership; however, Dr Ian Lamond was invited by colleagues from the National University of Political Science and Public Administration and the University of Bucharest to do just that.
2019 International Tourism Management graduate, Ana Seidi, was recognised by senior travel and tourism industry experts as the “One to Watch” at the Everywoman in Travel Awards.
Last week Prof Chris Cooper represented the Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Management at the International Tourism Conference in Dubrovnik.
Alistair Palferman, one of our Graduate Teaching Assistants, is celebrating a double success. He defended his thesis on absorptive capacity in the events industry and has been awarded his PhD.
Fresh from her visit to the Houses of Parliament to receive her Institute of Travel and Tourism 'Student of the Year' award, Ana Seidi has now also been announced as one of just three short-listed candidates in yet another prestigious travel industry final.
Staff from the School of Events, Tourism and Hospitality have recently spent time in Cyprus, working with other subject specialists in the areas of Quality Assurance and Research and Innovation.
In February 2019, undergraduates at the UK Centre for Events Management were asked to submit creative ideas for a display to be showcased at the Countryfile Live event at Castle Howard, Leeds. Winning student, Eleanor Rousell, reflects on this experience:
Caz Lockwood, MSc Events Management graduate, has been included in the US Top Women in Events for 2019.
Now in its 7th year, the Adventure Tourism Research Association (ATRA) hosted its annual conference in the beautiful Dumfries and Galloway region of south west Scotland at the Laggan conference and activities centre.
Rev Ruth Dowson, Senior Lecturer in the UK Centre for Events Management has won a ‘Best Paper’ award at the 11th International Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage conference held at Singidunum University, Belgrade Serbia.