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Turistica successfully closed the GUEST UP project

 The University of Primorska successfully completed the Project “Hosting foreign experts and professors at the University of Primorska” (GUEST UP). In its frame Turistica hosted 8 guest lecturers from abroad in the past two study years. 

Our main objectives were to pursue and enhance the internationalisation of the study and research processes, and strengthen the relations with the guest lecturer’s institutions.

We hosted:

Ranko Mirić – Vice Dean at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics of the Univeristy of Sarajevo.

He gave lectures to students on different study programmes regarding cultural tourism, tourism valorisation, geography of protected areas in Bosnia and Herzegovina and safety in tourism.

Velvet Nelson – Sam Huston State University (USA)

Her research area is geography of tourism and diversified nature tourism, which were the main topics of her lectures.

Craig Webster – Ball State University (USA)

He gave lectures to students on future tourism, and AI and robotics in the hospitality and tourism industries.

Ulrike Gretzel – University of Southern California (USA)

She gave lectures to students on social media and information technology in tourism, and tourism megatrends.

Allan Brodie –  Senior Investigator from Historic England

He gave lectures to students on the chosen aspects of English tourism.

James Kennell – works at the University of Greenwich

He gave lectures to students on festival tourism and tourist events, by presenting real cases from Great Britain.

Rodolfo Baggio – Università Bocconi

He works on ICT and complex systems, among which there is tourism. This were also the main topics of his guest lectures.

Rob Davidson – Sales Director at MICE Knowledge and lecturer on numerous European Tourism faculties.

 

 

 

 

   

Operation Hosting foreign experts and professors at the University of Primorska – GUEST UP. Investment is co-financed by the Republic of Slovenia and the European Union under


Guest lecture: prof. Craig Webster, Ball State University

In the frame of the GUEST UP project UP FTŠ Turistica will host prof. Craig Webster from Ball State University, Indiana, USA.

You are kindly invited to attend the lectures:

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, Classroom 001, from 12.00 to 15.00: ”Future tourism” in “AI and Robotics in the hospitality and tourism industries”.

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, Classroom 002, from 10.00 to 12.00: “The Crimean crisis and its impact upon the management of hotels and hospitality businesses in Ukraine, Russia, and Crimea”.

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, in Ljubljana, from 16.00. to 20.00: «Future tourism«, “Political shocks and impacts upon the hospitality and tourism industry” in “Managing underground events.

Thursday, 12 April 2018, Classroom 001, from 14.00 to 16.00: “Managing underground events”.

The lectures will be held in English. The lecturer is hosted by dr. Miha Lesjak, Emil Juvan, PhD, Australia and mag. Tomi Brezovec.

   

 

Operation Hosting foreign experts and professors at the University of Primorska – GUEST UP. Investment is co-financed by the Republic of Slovenia and the European Union under

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