On 12 April 2016, CARMACAL and Paul Peeters were all over the Dutch media. After an article on the front page of the newspaper ‘De Volkskrant’, media attention skyrocketed.
The ITTI committee has invited travel writer Tomislav Perko to give a guest lecture at NHTV. Tomislav Perko is currently a trend on Facebook with his readings about his experiences. He travelled around the world with a small budget using alternative ways and his TEDx talk has generated more than a 1,000,000 views on YouTube. You have until 8 April 17:00 hrs. to register!
Six Attractions & Theme Parks Management students spent 20 weeks on their minor assignment for Europa-Park. They had to develop a live cooking catering experience and came up with poffertjes, a traditional Dutch treat. It is the first time that an NHTV minor project is actually carried out by Europa-Park, the best European leisure park.
The ITTI committee has invited travel writer Tomislav Perko and he is going to give a guest lecture at the NHTV.
In the Dutch talk show Van Liempt Live, Goof Lukken discussed the new Wildlands Adventure Zoo. Erik Feld talked about Zaventem (Brussels Airport) in the Dutch newspaper BN De Stem.
On Thursday 17 March, our NHTV colleagues were in three of the main news programmes on Dutch television. Erik Feld talked in EditieNL about parking near an airport, and Goof Lukken showed up in both RTL Nieuws and NOS Journaal to talk about the new Wildlands Adventure Zoo in Emmen.
On 9 March 2016, the Academy for Tourism presented the NHTV Tourism Innovation Thesis Award at an alumni event in Berlin. Richard Smith won the award with his graduation thesis on SMART Tourism. The award comes with a prize of €1,000.
In an article in Transportation Research Part D, Paul Peeters and others show that new technologies are hyped by the aviation industry and the media as the solution to sustainability problems. However, these technologies appear to be myths.
6 students from the International Tourism Management programme will represent NHTV at the upcoming International Tourism Students Conference in April, which will be held in Madrid.
From 18 to 21 January, Presley Bergen, Erik Feld and Gerard Gielen from the Academy for Tourism gave a training course to the staff of Surinam Airways in Paramaribo. This training course was about aviation management at bachelor’s level.