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.
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Last week Pieter le Roux, Geoff Maree and Bert Smit from the Academy of Hotel and Facility Management visited Laurea UAS and Haaga-Helia UAS. The purpose of their visit was to further strengthen the partnership with these Finnish institutes.
Professor Xander Lub and Geoff Maree delivered a keynote speech on the future of hospitality at Gastro Pro Helsinki.
The 7th edition of the Young Hotelier Summit (YHS) was held at Ecole Hotelière de Lausanne (Switzerland) from 14 to 16 March. The YHS welcomed 40 universities from all over the world. On behalf of the Academy of Hotel Management, Elsje Alderliesten and Aileen Bogaarts participated in the summit. Together with Eric Andersen they represented NHTV.
On Tuesday 22 March, we will welcome Mr Ricky Hu of IHG Hotels Group (Intercontinental, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and more) for a guest lecture.
On Tuesday 1 March, Frans Melissen and Xander Lub gave their inaugural speeches on the occasion of accepting their positions as professors at the Academy of Hotel and Facility Management.
On Thursday 31 March 2016, dr. Per Espen Stoknes will give a unique seminar on climate change at NHTV. This seminar is hosted by Frans Melissen & Lieke Sauer from the Academy of Hotel & Facility Management.
Joseph Roevens, lecturer at Hotel and Facility Management, will deliver two guest lectures for bachelor’s and master’s students of Hotel Management School The Hague/Amsterdam (at both locations), on 16 March. Stefan Bastein, video producer at the Academy for Leisure, created a mini-documentary about Joseph’s findings and activities.
For the third consecutive year, the Academy of Hotel and Facility Management organised a company and career event with over fifty local and international companies presenting themselves.
Frans Melissen and Xander Lub, lecturers at the Academy of Hotel and Facility Management, will hold their inaugural speeches on Tuesday 1 March 2016. This festive occasion gives an insight into the behaviour of people towards each other and their environment.