ATPM on Tour: Phantasialand

The first stop during our tour through the attractions and theme parks industry is in Germany. In a small village called Brühl is a theme park named Phantasialand which recently opened a new themed area. The perfect reason to visit this wonderful park. The park consists of six themed areas: Berlin, Mystery, Mexico, China Town, Deep in Africa and Fantasy. Each themed area offers a … Continue reading ATPM on Tour: Phantasialand

ATPM on Tour: Kick-off

The academic year of 2015-2016 is coming to an end. However, this means that the high season for the attractions and theme park industry has started. And since there will not be any academic news during the summer holidays the team of Discover ATPM has decided to start a road trip. Throughout the upcoming weeks “ATPM on Tour” will provide you with trip reports of … Continue reading ATPM on Tour: Kick-off

Fieldtrip Efteling aftermovie

The 2nd of March, the second year NHTV students went on a fieldtrip to the Efteling to get more information on internship possibilities. 2 of our editors were present to report. Take a look at the aftermovie to get an impression of the fieldtrip at the Efteling: Fieldtrip Efteling 2-3-2016 from LeisureAcademy on Vimeo. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram!   *Our apologies for the audio … Continue reading Fieldtrip Efteling aftermovie

Competency exams coming up

The third year Attractions & Theme Parks Management students are now finalizing their third and final year of Attractions & Theme Parks Management. With that comes the famous competency exam. The competency exam is a test on how your personal development is going. The exam is a 30 to 40 minute conversation with two lecturers. How do you improve yourself, what have you done in … Continue reading Competency exams coming up

Presenting for the Commissioner: Change Management

After almost nine weeks of hard work it was time to present our findings to the commissioner. Beekse Bergen gave us, the third year Attractions and Theme Parks Management students, the opportunity to work on a major plan that will be implemented in the upcoming years: The Safari Resort. Imagine falling asleep in a luxurious tent and wake up in the morning by the roar of a … Continue reading Presenting for the Commissioner: Change Management

Minor selection

The third year Attractions & Theme Parks Management students have had a difficult moment: choosing a minor for the fourth (and final) year. For them, Attractions & Theme Parks Management has almost come to an end. Storytelling and Consumer Behavior This minor is organized by one of the three knowledge groups of Academy for Leisure: storytelling and consumer experiences. This knowledge group is active in … Continue reading Minor selection

Welcome to the new students!

Today, the Attractions & Theme Parks Management students that will start in September have had an introduction lecture on the track. The students had to introduce themselves by giving a short introduction in combination with the picture they handed in to Bart (Stadhouders). Both Maaike van de Sande as Klaus Hoven were present to give more information about the courses and projects. And of course: … Continue reading Welcome to the new students!

My Internship at Efteling

“Hi everyone, my name is Mireille van Berkum. Until now, my internship has been a crazy rollercoaster ride. Maybe that sounds a little bit cliché, however the first weeks of my internship was not what I had expected. Six weeks into my internship at Beekse Bergen, I had to stop due to unfortunate events. This resulted into finding myself a new internship. During this period … Continue reading My Internship at Efteling