Professor Dimitrios Buhalis is a renown keynote speaker at conferences and workshops around the world. He is often invited to talk about future trends, technological disruption, strategic management, smart cities and smart tourism, tourism, hospitality, technology, eTourism, Marketing as well as strategy for tourism, travel and hospitality organisations. He normally delivers more than 30 keynotes per year around the world, often for the United Nations World Tourism Organisation, the European Commission, the European Travel Commission and many governments, associations and hotel chains.
Dimitrios Buhalis uses his cutting edge research to facilitate government or industry workshops and strategies. As a speaker, Buhalis engages dynamically with the audience, motivates and inspires towards strategic change and development. Providing a long term vision, he challenges global audiences to engage in debate and embrace positive changes. His approach is centred around introducing perspectives aimed at encouraging the adoption of new global development strategies. As a facilitator, Dimitrios Buhalis brings a specialist knowledge and stimulates discussion and debate between stakeholders thus, setting innovative and strategic objectives towards new frontiers. He brings cutting edge research and professional innovation into global best practice. He focusses on technology driven market disruptions and explains how smartness, agility and the internet of things transform societies, economies, and business competitiveness and prosperity.
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Professor Dimitrios Buhalis on at the Barcelona STCB 2018 | Talk ‘Smart Tourism: from evolution to revolution 22 November 2018 at the CETT, University of Barcelona.
Professor Dimitrios Buhalis contributed to Smart Tourism: Emerging Global Digital Ecosystem at the 12th UNWTO / PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook Guilin, China Conference The future of Tourism : Road to 2030
Dimitrios Buhalis, George Kyvernitis, Yiannis Goulios, Alexandros Vassilikos on the Tourism panel : When Innovation Takes the Lead – Reload Greece CONNECT CONFERENCE London 6 October 2018 https://youtu.be/3QNeCN5LAfM #tourism #greece #innovations #smart #strategy
https://youtu.be/ItK2mw-qTK4 17 September 2018 Seoul Korea #smart #smartcities #smartrourism #tourism #travel
Professor Dimitrios Buhalis keynote on Smart Tourism and the power of networks in Tourism at the European Travel Commission International Seminar on ‘Digitalisation and Innovation in Tourism: Harnessing Data the Right Way’ at Modul University in Vienna, Austria, organised by ETC @europeancities 14 September 2018
Professor Dimitrios Buhalis on Smart Tourism at foro internacional turismo Maspalomas Spain December 2017
Professor Dimitrios Buhalis on the future of education and eLearning and MOOCs in Hong Kong
Professor Dimitrios Buhalis on Smart Cities and Smart Tourism
Dimitrios Buhalis chairing the SMART TOURISM : Big data, artificial intelligence and robotics revolutions at World Travel Market 2017, London
Smart Tourism session establishing the main trends and challenges of smart tourism as well as discussing the impact of research results on Smart Tourism, conducted by Bournemouth University’s eTourism Lab. Session 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 discusses the principles of smartness and how they can be applied in a real life context. The session brings together academic research and professional practice to explore how smart tourism enables tourism destinations to take advantage of emergent technologies.
Professor Dimitrios Buhalis, Bournemouth University, presentation at the ETOA Showcase Digital 2016 in London
Professor Dimitrios Buhalis on critical Technology and Marketing developments for the Tourism and Hospitality Industries : eTourism futures
Professor Dimitrios Buhalis Bournemouth University on Military Tourism – Aveiro University, Portugal – Military Tourism Project 16 November 2016
Conferencia Professor Dimitrios Buhalis, experto en Gestión Estratégica y Marketing
Intelligent tourism and hospitality – in National Congress of Hospitality in Cali, Colombia 2016
El turismo inteligente y su impacto futuro en el turismo y la hospitalidad, Congreso Nacional de la Hotelería Cali 2016, Colombia
Invited by Cotelco – Asociación Hotelera y Turística de Colombia
Professor Dimitrios Buhalis chairing the eTourism Dynamics: Smart Tourism workshop at the World Travel Market 2015, London
Smart Tourism Dimitrios Buhalis and Janet Dickinson at the festival of Learning – eTourism Bournemouth University
Interview on tourism and Technology with IFITT – Prof. Dimitrios Buhalis
Dimitrios Buhalis LIVE on CreteTV – 20/04/2012 on eTourism Marketing and Social Media in Greek
Prof. Dimitrios Buhalis at the National Tourism and Events Excellence (TEE) Conference on the 17th July 2012 in Melbourne Australia
Dimitrios Buhalis on accessible tourism and travel for the disabled
Professor Dimitrios Buhalis concluding on Smart Tourism Destinations and Social Media at the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Practicum 2013 in Andorra. He explains how destinations need to become living organisms using technology pro-actively and reactively to manage their resources and co-ordinate their offering. Technology and social media promote the agility of organisations, enabling them to interact dynamically with their context. This maximises benefits for destinations and creates new memorable experiences for travellers. Social media, technology and strategic marketing should be used to strengthen the competitiveness of tourism destinations and add value to all stakeholders.
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Professor Dimitrios Buhalis inaugural lecture – eTourism strategies 2020 – This is a substantial lecture 1:20:00