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Dr Ian Lamond talks Brexit and Events of Dissent at the University of Bucharest

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.

Ana Seidi with her award

International Tourism Graduate Wins Second Prestigious Award

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.

Lisa Gorton
Leeds Beckett University School News

Tourism In The VUCA World

Last week Prof Chris Cooper represented the Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Management at the International Tourism Conference in Dubrovnik.

Alistair in China

Graduate Teaching Assistant Success

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.

Leeds Beckett University School News
Ana Seidi receiving her award

'One to Watch': Award winning student shortlisted for another prestigious award

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.

Lisa Gorton
Leeds Beckett University School News
Attendees at the event

Academic Staff Support Quality Assurance and Innovation in Cyprus

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.

The Country File Live team

BBC Country File Live: Reflections from UKCEM Undergraduate Competition Winner, Eleanor Rousell

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:

Leeds Beckett University School News
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Alumni Included in US Top Women in Events 2019

Caz Lockwood, MSc Events Management graduate, has been included in the US Top Women in Events for 2019.

Leeds Beckett University School News
Jason King presents on stage at conference

ICRETH PhD researcher presents at Adventure Tourism Research Association (ATRA)

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.

Leeds Beckett University School News
Ruth holding her award certificate

Best Paper Award - International Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage Conference 2019

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.

Leeds Beckett University School News
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