After the Istanbul attack, Dutch daily newspaper ‘de Volkskrant’ interviewed Jos van der Sterren about the consequences of terrorism on tourism.
Every year, the international propaedeutic year in Tourism and Leisure Management visits an Eastern European country. In May 2016, a group of about 140 students and eight lecturers embarked on a journey to discover Macedonia and Albania, “the last secret of Europe”.
Gerard Gielen was in Dutch daily newspaper ‘de Volkskrant’, Paul Peeters was in Dutch radio programme ‘Vroege Vogels’.
On 15 June, China Meet-Up five featured Ed Sander on innovative China and Ruben Terlou on travelling in China.
From 5 to 7 June, NHTV and Van Gogh Europe partners from France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany gathered in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, in France, for the second meeting. Ondrej Mitas, Wesley Put and Joris Dibbits presented the findings of an intensive desk research project on Van Gogh’s potential tourist markets.
Goof Lukken wrote an opinion article about Amsterdam for Dutch newspaper ‘Het Parool’. Arend Hardorff was interviewed by the same newspaper about festivals, and Albert van Schendel spoke to ‘RTL Z’ about food trucks.
Last week the fourth China Meet-Up took place. The meeting addressed cultural differences on the topics of food, beverages and social media. On 15 June the last China Meet-Up of this academic year will take place. A limited number of (extra) seats are available for this session.
Michèle Schiermann, alumna of the Bachelor of Science Tourism, received the TUI award for the best sustainable tourism thesis of the Benelux at the Groeneveld Conference 2016.
On 1 June the third China Meet Up took place. During this event Saying Chen, who teaches Chinese at the Academy for Tourism, explained some of the basics of the Chinese language to the audience.
Cruise ship pollution gained a lot of media attention, as did stress and happiness issues related to holiday choices. Eke Eijgelaar and Jeroen Nawijn created a media buzz by giving several interviews on these topics.