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Writing in the Tourism, Cruise and Hospitality Industries

In my constant quest to find inspiring examples of professionals making a living by writing well about their passion for food, drink or travel I have just discovered Simon Woolf’s blog, The Morning Claret and can recommend it highly.  In the main I want to draw attention to his articles because they do stay tightly-focused on the tasting, […more]

Finding your Place

Dec 20, 2016 |

I sit with friends around a wobbly table at a rustic taverna in Eastern Crete. The waves slapping against the terrace tickle our bare toes, discouraging the cats prowling underfoot in hopes of a handout. My dining companions are a motley group:  four local fishermen with foreign wives and several singles unstrung from relationships. A […more]

Travel Writing ResM Bursary October 2017 Start

Dec 19, 2016 |

School of Tourism and Hospitality with Modern Languages Qualification type: ResM Research Masters Location: Plymouth, 5 visits per year Funding for: UK Students, EU Students Funding amount: £2000 partial-fee waiver Hours: Part-Time over 2 years Institution: Plymouth University Plymouth University School of Tourism and Hospitality with Modern Languages invites Home and EU applications for a […more]

What am I doing here/what I am doing here

Dec 6, 2016 |

I am sitting on the top floor of a university library, a space filled with the furtive rustle of fast fingers on laptop keyboards and the industrial rattle of roller stacks on the move. I’ve been sitting here, or hereabouts, for the last couple of months. When I first set up camp the view to […more]

Conference on Tourism Dynamics

Nov 30, 2016 |

CALL FOR PAPERS The International Conference on Tourism Dynamics and Trends is organised by four Universities: Akdeniz University (Turkey), Kemptem University of Applied Sciences (Germany), University of Sannio (Italy) and University of Seville (Spain). The Second International Meeting will be hosted by the Faculty of Tourism and Finance, University of Seville on June 26th-29th, 2017. […more]