22 12, 2016

Student experiences: conducting field research in Barcelona

By |December 22nd, 2016|Barcelona, Europe, Experiences, Field research|0 Comments

“Estupido turista!”: A “stupid tourist”
Here you can read about the student experiences of one of the Master TDM students, Simone Moretti and his field research for his master thesis in Barcelona. Enjoy the read!
Before leaving for Barcelona to conduct research for my Master thesis, I was expecting that investigating the social impact of tourism on […]

1 10, 2016

Student experiences: a NHTV trip to Amsterdam

By |October 1st, 2016|Amsterdam, Context Related Research (CRR), Europe, Student experiences|1 Comment

Here you can read the experiences of one of our current students with the Master TDM from a short trip to Amsterdam. This blogpost, including the pictures, was written by Charmee Gelani. Enjoy the read!
Hello everyone,
Destinations are rich with interactions between tourism stakeholders in a physical destination environment, affected by people’s genetic wiring, local […]

27 05, 2016

Opportunity: Contest for a Scholarship at TravelBird

By |May 27th, 2016|Amsterdam, Europe, Opportunity|0 Comments

This new section of the blog is called ‘OPPORTUNITY’ and from time to time interesting aspects will irregularly be presented. This time the company TravelBird, situated in Amsterdam, is having a contest for a scholarship. Read more below! 
TravelBird have announced an exciting opportunity to win an internship at their HQ in Amsterdam, and current students at […]

22 01, 2016

(DAY TWO) Meet the tourism industry in Amsterdam 2016

By |January 22nd, 2016|Europe, Field research, General information, International Tourism Context|0 Comments

Hello world,
So after you might have seen the first blog post about day one of ‘Meet the tourism industry in Amsterdam 2016’, that was published prior to this one, we would like to continue with day two. After having met some professionals from the industry in Amsterdam on day one, day two of the excursion […]

17 01, 2016

(DAY ONE) Meet the Tourism Industry in Amsterdam 2016

By |January 17th, 2016|Europe, Field research, International Tourism Context|1 Comment

Hello world,
Now that the Master TDM students are already five months into the program, it is time to bring their theoretical knowledge to a practical level. Therefore, the program coordinators decided to create a great excursion for the students to get to know the tourism industry a little bit better. What could be a better place to get […]

14 10, 2015

A new journey has started – Student experiences with the Master TDM

By |October 14th, 2015|Breda, Europe, Student experiences|0 Comments

Here you can read the experiences of one of our German Master students with the Master TDM. A new journey has started.

After three month curiosity and preparing, finally, I moved to Breda to start my Masters of Arts program Tourism Destination Management (Master TDM) at NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences. Two days more […]

24 09, 2010

Sex tourism in Sunny Beach, Bulgaria

By |September 24th, 2010|Bulgaria, Europe, sex tourism|19 Comments

If we talk about sex tourism most people assume that we are talking about a country like Thailand where sex tourism heavily occurs. Nevertheless sex tourism also occurs in the South of Europe in a country such as Bulgaria. Bulgaria, especially Sunny Beach which is situated at the Black Sea and offers a long […]

20 12, 2008

London preparing for the 2012 Olympic Games

By |December 20th, 2008|Europe, Master in Tourism Destination Management|0 Comments

Major sport event like the Olympic Games, is not effecting the hosting region just during the period in which the event occur, but also before and after the event. Preparation for the Olympics is a long-term event including the years even before the region is chosen to be the host. Now when London is […]

30 09, 2008

Transport Community Treaty between the European Union and the Western Balkans

By |September 30th, 2008|Europe, International Tourism Context, International trade and law, Master in Tourism Destination Management|0 Comments


This article is about a Transport Community with the Western Balkans.  For the European Commission it is important to improve transport connections between the European Union and its neighbouring countries. One way of improving this is by implementing a Transport Community Treaty. The first proposal of this treaty has been made with the Western […]

30 09, 2008

Tour operators responsible for deaths abroad?

By |September 30th, 2008|Europe, International Tourism Context, International trade and law, Master in Tourism Destination Management, UK|0 Comments


A new corporate manslaughter law has caused commotion among tour operators in the UK. Lawyers argue about the fact whether tour operators can be prosecuted for deaths abroad. The corporate manslaughter act became a law in April 2008 and should make it easier to convict companies whose managers refuse their duty of care. The […]