Tuesday, 15 April 2014

CHME 2014

 The Annual Research conference of the Council for Hospitality Management Education takes place from Wednesday 28th to Friday 30th May 2014 in Buxton, Derbyshire. A tour on a Victorian Tram and a visit to Chatsworth can also be booked as part of the conference package. Full details can be found by clicking here

Friday, 11 April 2014

Research Themes for Events

This 2013 E-book is available in full on the Leisure Tourism database from the E-Resources list on  the Library Portal page. Just click on the link from the E-Resources list, log-in with the username and password provided in the description and type in the title. Each chapter represents a different theme and these include; sport tourism, media spectacle, technology, motivations and volunteerism

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Institute of Hospitality - Management Guides

Looking for an Event Organisers Toolkit? Want to uderstand more about Pay Benchmarking? Or maybe you're looking for legislation on Food Waste? All this and much more is covered in the Management Guides produced by the Institute of Hospitality. All you need to do to access these great handy guides is go to the Institute of Hospitality site from the E-Resources (Athens) list in the Library Portal page and register for free. All UCB students will be able to obtain a log-in to the organisation this way. More on the features within the IOH site to follow in later posts!

Friday, 28 March 2014

Hotelympia: 28th April - 1st May

Hotelympia brings together the broadest range of future trends, fresh talent and new ideas to help the UK foodservice and hospitality industry push the boundaries in quality, innovation and sustainability.

Click here to view the second issue of the inaugural Hotleympia Ezine. This issue contains news of the 2014 Hotelympia Innovation awards, talk of craft beer, and a video interview with Salon director James Tanner. The final issue of the e-zine is published on April 10th , and will include an interactive floor-plan which should help you plan your trip to the show

Tuesday, 23 April 2013

Food, Drink and Hospitality

Further to my blog post of 10th December 2012, The full agenda for the Event being organised by the British Sociological Association’s Food Study Group, in conjunction with the Hospitality & Society Journal and Oxford Gastronomica, on Friday 14th of June 2013 can be found here

Wednesday, 12 December 2012

New resources!

Campden BRI

There is now a link to Campden BRI (The independent UK organisation that carries out research and development for the food and drinks industry worldwide) in the Athens list of resources. The site gives access to news, research and reports along with new technologies bulletins, project summaries, training and events schedules and access to other publications. A log-in is required for the Member zone. Please see the description of the resource in the Athens list for the log-in details.

Westburn Journals

2 new titles from Westburn Publishers are available in the IngentaConnect resource via Athens. They are: Journal of Customer Behaviour and (The) Marketing Review

Monday, 10 December 2012

Food, Drink and Hospitality: Space, Materiality, Practice

The British Sociological Association’s Food Study Group, in conjunction with the Hospitality & Society Journal and Oxford Gastronomica, Oxford Brookes University, are holding an event at the British Sociological Association’s London Meeting Room on Friday 14th of June 2013.

There is a call for papers for those wishing to present. Abstracts of approximately 500 words should be sent to Peter Lugosi (plugosi@brookes.ac.uk) by Thursday the 28th of February 2013.

More details, including booking instructions can be found here