Ever since the 1980s, the city of Rovaniemi (situated on the arctic circle in Lapland) has been known as the home of Santa Claus. Santa’s Office has meanwhile become a major tourist attraction. NHTV was asked to develop a new concept for Santa’s Office.
Former student of the academic pre-master programme SBM, Maikel Nuijten, and NHTV colleagues Pieter de Rooij and Laurent Snoeckx have written an academic paper.
Greg Richards delivered a keynote presentation at the conference “Imagining Experience: Creative Tourism and The Making of Place” and at the Arte Polis VI biennial meeting at Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia in August.
Celiane Camargo-Borges published an article in the Brazilian journal Nova Perspectiva Sistêmica. The (translated) title of the article is Strategic Narratives to Organisational Change: The perspective of the Poetic Language.
On 6 September, two Brazilian PhD candidates (Pedro P.S. Martins and Giovanna C. Doricci) will facilitate a workshop on innovative methods for research/intervention. You are welcome to join this workshop!
Greg Richards from the Academy for Leisure, together with Paolo Russo, edited the book ‘Reinventing the Local in Tourism’. The book was published by Channel View last month.
Academy for Leisure researchers Pieter de Rooij and Marcel Bastiaansen gave a presentation on the national congress ‘Podiumkunsten’ in Nijmegen. Here they presented a measurement tool to assess experience value.
Liliya Terzieva wrote a chapter in the Springer book “Economic Development and Entrepreneurship in Transition Economies”.
Greg Richards has been appointed to the Editorial Board of Event Management, the leading academic journal in the field of events research.
A cross-academy team of experts from AfL and ADE developed a connecting narrative concept and engaging storylines for the four largest war museums in Brabant. The concept is entitled ‘Crossroads: life changing stories in Brabant’.