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COVID-19 and UK tourism – Dr Nigel Jarvis

Dr Nigel Jarvis, a researcher and lecturer on our Tourism, Hospitality and Events undergraduate and postgraduate courses, talks about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the UK tourism industry, and the financial impact it will have.

Kickstarting tourism in Kenya after Covid-19

Brighton Business School has joined forces with the Sustainable Travel and Tourism Agenda (STTA) – Kenya to support small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) hit by the pandemic. With tourism badly hit by coronavirus, the project aims to help SMEs reignite the sector in a sustainable way, with research taking place to assess best practices…

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Brighton Business School students dominate Santander Ideas Competition

A new online platform that helps researchers to plan, conduct and analyse research has scooped a £1,500 prize. The Santander University of Brighton Ideas Competition was won by Robert Otim, a recent Product Design graduate. Robert’s idea ‘Pipette’ was developed with colleague and co-founder Helen Khor, a graduate of the University of Bath, while they were working together in the data and…

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Brighton professor appointed as independent advisor on Airbnb task force

A University of Brighton tourism expert has joined a team of experts to underpin the development of Airbnb’s planned registration system for rentals in the UK. Professor Marina Novelli, Professor of Tourism and International Development and Academic Lead for the university’s Responsible Futures Research and Enterprise Agenda, will be coordinating the research process and collaborating…

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A responsible future?

Through Responsible Futures the University of Brighton harnesses change to enhance the delivery of sustainable economic development, improved environments and more inclusive societies. Responsible Futures research generates new ideas to positively influence policy, practice and behaviours. By bringing together interdisciplinary expertise, we explore opportunities to create more just and environmentally sustainable societies, including research into…

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Boozing and Cruising

Short cruises have become a favourite choice for boozy breaks by young people, according to one of our University of Brighton tourism experts. Dr Clare Weeden, tourism and marketing Principal Lecturer at the university Centre for Spatial, Environmental and Cultural Politics, said there has been a noticeable change in passenger behaviour in the last decade,…

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UNWTO conference on women in tourism

Advancing gender equality in tourism

  Major progress has been made advancing gender equality globally, but women and girls continue to face precarious employment in many economic sectors, particularly tourism, according to a University of Brighton expert. Professor Marina Novelli will be speaking and moderating an expert panel on the issue at the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) 1st Regional…

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Hotel of Excellence project

The university’s hospitality, tourism, events and business management students will have the opportunity to take part in an exciting new project as part of their studies. The Hotel of Excellence Project is a collaboration between the council, the university and the View hotel in Eastbourne. The project will provide opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate students….

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Brighton Royal Pavilion tour

Managing the impacts of tourism

First year International Tourism Management BSc(Hons) students recently visited the Royal Pavilion in Brighton to learn about how the attraction manages the impacts caused by visitors to the property. The trip was organized by their Impacts of Tourism module leader Dr Nigel Jarvis. The students had a 90-minute detailed guided tour led by Nick Kay,…

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Marina speaks to BBC One on over tourism

Professor Marina Novelli, Professor of Tourism and International Development and Academic Lead for the University’s Responsible Futures, appeared on BBC One’s Rip Off Britain programme as expert on the subject of overtourism. Professor Novelli, who is globally renowned for her research on the impact of tourism, told the BBC: “The problem of overtourism is in…

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