Professor Dimitrios Buhalis is a Strategic Management and Marketing expert with a specialisation in Information Communication Technology applications in the Tourism, Travel, Hospitality and Leisure industries. He is Director of the eTourism Lab and Deputy Director of the International Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Research, at Bournemouth University Business School in England. He is the Editor in Chief of the most established Journal in Tourism: Tourism Review, and the Editor in Chief of the Encyclopedia of Tourism Management and Marketing.
His research pioneers smart and ambient intelligence tourism with a particular focus on innovation, entrepreneurship and destination ecosystems management. Professor Buhalis has written and co-edited more than 25 books and 300 scientific articles. His research is referenced widely, and Professor Dimitrios Buhalis was recognised as a Highly Cited Researcher 2020 and 2021 by Clarivate™. He is the 3rd most cited for tourism, 2nd most cited for hospitality, 10th on strategy, and 29th in Marketing on Google Scholar with more than 55000 citations and h-index 100.
Dimitrios is a Founding Member and past President (2010-2014) of the International Federation for Information Technologies in Travel and Tourism (IFITT) as well as Chair the ENTER conference for several years.
For more information, books, articles and presentations see www.buhalis.com.