9 05, 2016

Inside knowledge: Tourism Development in Bali

By |May 9th, 2016|Asia, Bali, General information, Indonesia, Inside Knowledge|6 Comments

The new category of Inside Knowledge is devoted to give interested readers an insight into current tourism related challenges and developments. This excerpt from a report of a current Master in TDM students illlustrates the aforementioned aspects and discusses the ‘Tourism Development in Bali and Seminyak area’. Enjoy the read and feel free to […]

26 05, 2015

A unique journey of education and enjoyment

By |May 26th, 2015|Article, Asia, Australia, Bali, Experiences, Field research, General information, Indonesia, international, International Tourism Context, introduction, Master in Tourism Destination Management, Melbourne, Myanmar, NHTV, sustainable tourism, TDM, TDM-Study, Tourism destination strategies|1 Comment

A unique journey of education and enjoyment – the TDM 2nd phase

10th May 2015 around 4pm @ Changi Airport. Whoever had watched us, 22 TDM students, disembarking the plane from Bali at this time wouldn’t have thought that we are well-traveled tourism master students. We more looked like a bunch of confused people making their […]

12 01, 2015

Alex Pio: ‘I’m now also working in Ethiopia, Benin, Burundi, Haiti and Mauritania’.

By |January 12th, 2015|Africa, Alumni, Asia, careers, General information, International Tourism Context, NHTV|0 Comments

I joined TDM in 2010 because, having traveled for most of my life, I saw the power of tourism to provide eye-opening, life changing experiences for travelers while at the same time developing destinations and protecting their natural and cultural heritage. I also saw the destructive effects it can have, and so my goal […]

1 12, 2014

TDM destinations 2015

By |December 1st, 2014|Asia, Australia, Bali, Field research, General information, Indonesia, International Tourism Context, Melbourne, Myanmar, NHTV, TDM|0 Comments

TDM Destinations 2015 In the beginning of October we revealed the destination for the 2nd phase of TDM 2015.

The students will start their fieldwork with a month in the most livable city in the world: Melbourne! Since the beginning of TDM Melbourne has been one of the favorite destinations to start with, the friendly […]

29 05, 2013

Off the beaten track to experience the real Bali

By |May 29th, 2013|Asia, Bali|0 Comments

Our TDM Master students recently finished their field research project in Bali. This was the last destination of three months field research in Asia. Veronica Wee from Malaysia shares her experiences on Bali in this blogpost.

Moving from Bangkok to Bali was unexpectedly different. As we all know, Bali has a reputation of being serene, […]

7 05, 2012

Bali- ‘the Island of Gods, the Island of Tourism’

By |May 7th, 2012|Asia, Bali, Field research|0 Comments

Bali, also called the Island of Gods, is Indonesia’s undisputed top tourism destination, accounting for approximately a quarter of all tourism receipts of Indonesia’s 33 provinces. Located in the west of Indonesia between Java and Lombok, this small island was to be the third destination of our Asia-Pacific fieldwork trip. The NHTV ‘Tourism Destination […]

12 04, 2012

Chiang Mai: ‘the Rose of the North’

By |April 12th, 2012|Asia, Field research, Master in Tourism Destination Management, NHTV, Thailand|0 Comments

My personal knowledge of Thailand was very limited at the beginning of the TDM Course, and I was not the only confused student in the classroom when we were informed that this would be our second destination. Where was this place, anyway?

Known amongst Thais as ‘the Rose of the North’, Chiang Mai is a moated […]

31 01, 2012

Discover your full potential at TDM, NHTV by Sasiwan “Mink” Kludkesa

By |January 31st, 2012|Asia, Bhutan, Master in Tourism Destination Management, Thailand|0 Comments

Born in a small town of Thailand and bound with the belief that girls should not study much, I was never confident of myself. After completing a Bachelor degree in Economics in Thailand, I realized that I wanted to work in the field of tourism. After one year, I moved to Bhutan, a small […]

31 05, 2011

Tempting Bali

By |May 31st, 2011|Asia, Bali, Field research, TDM|1 Comment

„I can resist everything but temptation“. Did Oscar Wilde actually know Bali? This is what I thought at least when I saw the sticker on the wall in my new little Balinese style studio after all my fellow students left the island. So yes, I couldn’t resist the temptation and stayed in Bali a […]

25 10, 2009

TIBET Tourism Industry: A Chinese rollercoaster

By |October 25th, 2009|Asia, China|4 Comments

Tibet is a plateau region in Asia, north of the Himalayas which is home to the ethnic group of people called Tibetans. It is the highest region on earth, often called the roof of the world. Today Tibet is administered by the People`s Republic of China (PRC). Government of Tibet in Exile has consistently […]