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

Port Aventura World: a complete theme park resort

Last week Goof Lukken, lecturer at the Attractions & Theme Parks Management track, travelled together with Dutch students of Tourism Management to Salou, Spain. They were visiting PortAventura World to get inspiration for a project concerning productivity that they are executing for the Efteling. And they were inspired! The resort consists of a theme park (with as a general theme exploration and countries), a waterpark, several … Continue reading Port Aventura World: a complete theme park resort

Study trip year 3: part 3

After visiting Steinwasen Park, the 3rd year students went to Badeparadies Schwarzwald in the afternoon. This swimming pool was a paradise on earth. The swimming pool exists of 3 parts: Galaxy, Palmenoase and Wellness. Galaxy is for children with water slides and a big swimming pool where you can play. In the Palmenoase it is more quiet. Children aren’t allowed in this part. It is … Continue reading Study trip year 3: part 3

Steinwasen-Park, field trip part 2

This blog is the second blog about the field trip to Germany. One of the theme parks that we’ve visited during our field trip was Steinwasen-Park. The original plan was to write a few general articles about our field trip. However, this changed during the visit to Steinwasen-Park. There we decided to use one blog fully for this park. The park is located in Oberried, … Continue reading Steinwasen-Park, field trip part 2

Fieldtrip Duinrell

Duinrell, daar kikker je van op! On the 18th of March, 35 NHTV students were welcomed by Yannick Dolman and Ivan Koole at Duinrell in Wassenaar. The group consisted of first year students Leisure Management and third year ATPM students. Yannick and Ivan both studied at NHTV and did a specialization in Attractions & Theme Parks Management and are now working for the family owned … Continue reading Fieldtrip Duinrell