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Tag: Tourism

A day out in Warwick

A day out in Warwick

As I told you in one of my previous posts (http://blog.ucb.ac.uk/index.php/blog/2018/09/11/exploring-birmingham/), my family visited me a few weeks ago and we had tons of things we wanted to do, but not enough time for everything ☹. One of those things was to visit Warwick, which is approximately […]

My travel wish list

My travel wish list

As humans we have an innate compulsion to want to see things, to want to know and learn things. For me one of the best and most rewarding way to do that is travel. A holiday enables you to step quickly into the life of […]

How to: pack like a pro

How to: pack like a pro

Hey guys! So I am writing this post on Monday 5th of March. Tomorrow I will be heading off to Lisbon with my coursemates for a week! I am so very excited about this trip (and don’t worry a post will be coming next week about […]

Five fun things to do in Birmingham

Five fun things to do in Birmingham

Hello everyone, So you’re thinking of making Birmingham your home for the next two, three or many years? Or you’re already here and need inspiration of fun days out for yourself or visiting family or friends? This is the blog post for you. Here are […]

Reflections on Tsymp16 (Part 2)

Reflections on Tsymp16 (Part 2)

DAY 2 Booking a night’s stay at Stay City Apartments was a great decision, I was able to roll right out of bed and across the road to McIntyre House for 7.45 am sharp. Heading up to the second floor it was wonderful to see the […]

Reflection on Tsymp16 (Part 1)

Reflection on Tsymp16 (Part 1)

A couple of weeks ago, I posted about the prestigious Tourism Society’s annual conference the Tourism Symposium, and how it was going to being hosted at McIntyre House. From a student perspective it was one of the most rewarding industry experiences I’ve had for the start […]

Lets Talk the Sharing Economy

Lets Talk the Sharing Economy

Last week I was lucky enough to be asked to be part of a panel in order to discuss one of the biggest trends of the past few years; The Sharing Economy (SE), and it’s impact on managed corporate travel. The discussion was set up in partnership between UCB […]

Christmas Gift Ideas for Tourism Students

Christmas Gift Ideas for Tourism Students

Hi guys, how are things going? If you read my previous post, 9 tips to help with assignment stress, I mentioned how the festive season for me (and I’m sure a lot of you guys too), is filled with the worries of assignments. Despite this, […]

World Travel Market 2015

World Travel Market 2015

Last week I had the privilege of attending the World Travel Market, which is undoubtedly the biggest travel and tourism exhibition of the year, held at the Excel Exhibition Centre in London. The entire world is gathered under one roof and you can essentially ‘travel’ from country to continent in minutes. Japan to Peru […]

ITBM Year 1 Roundup

ITBM Year 1 Roundup

Hey guys! How is everyone settling into the semester? We’ve only been back such a short space of time and I’m already wading knee-deep in assignments and projects! All fun in the end though, right? My modules this semester are Tourism Investigations, Tourism Operations and […]