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SMART TOURISM : Big data, artificial intelligence and robotics revolutions

Bournemouth University Department of Tourism and Hospitality

Tuesday, 7 November 2017 from 11:30 to 13:00 (GMT)

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SMART TOURISM : Big data, artificial intelligence and robotics revolutions

7 Nov 2017, 11:30 - 12:45 WTM Inspire Theatre - EU490   World Travel Market, London 

Smart Tourism session puts in agenda the main trends and challenges of smart tourism as well as discussion of research result on Smart Tourism conducted by Bournemouth University eTourism Lab. The session will be chaired by Professor Dimitrios Buhalis Director of eTourism Lab Bournemouth University.

Smartness takes advantage of technology to process data in real time to produce services and products which are of value for all involved. Smart Tourism Destinations successfully implement smartness to improve the competitiveness of their destination and enhance the social, economic and environmental prosperity. Big data, artificial intelligence and robotics will propel a revolution in the tourism industry. Through using technology to ensure people are interconnected, processes can be designed to generate value to all stakeholders involved. This interactive session will discuss the principles of smartness and how they can be applied in a real life context. The session will bring together academic research and professional practice to explore how smart tourism will enable tourism destinations to take advantage of the emergent technologies.

http://london.wtm.com/en/Sessions/47314/SMART-TOURISM-Big-data-artificial-intelligence-and-robotics-revolutions

CHAIR Professor Dimitrios Buhalis, Bournemouth University 

PANEL 

Dr Mario Hardy | Chief Executive Officer Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), Thailand http://www.pata.org 

Antonio López de Avila Munoz ie Business School Madrid Spain https://www.ie.edu/ 

Dr Jason Song, Chairman of Drore Technology, Hangzhou, China  http://www.drore.com 

David Scowsill, CEO EON Reality- Ex President and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)  https://www.eonreality.com 


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World Travel Market
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E16 1XL London
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Tuesday, 7 November 2017 from 11:30 to 13:00 (GMT)


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Bournemouth University Department of Tourism and Hospitality

Bournemouth University Department of Tourism and Hospitality is recognised globally as a leading contributor to knowledge creation and dissemination in tourism and hospitality. A team of 35 academic staff and over 1,000 undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral students make us one of the biggest and most prolific departments in the world. The combination of staff expertise and enthusiasm, knowledge excellence and cocreation with industry, generate innovation and best professional practice. Our approach is about creating value with everyone we work with, locally and globally, and to share the benefits with society.

Our approach to teaching is to inspire and empower and we we work closely with key academic and tourism industry professional bodies and associations to achieve that. Our in-depth and cutting-edge research in tourism and hospitality means that what we do is always evidence-based. We are proud of our industry collaborations that enable us to cocreate best professional practice through constant interaction and engagement. We are privileged to work in Bournemouth and Poole, a living tourism and hospitality laboratory. This enables our research and teaching to have great relevance and impact in the global marketplace. 

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