Operations Management: Toverland

Toverland, a mid-sized theme park in the South of the Netherlands, is our commissioner for the first project of this academic year. It celebrates its 15th birthday this year. The Magic Valley is the newest area, being introduced in 2013, which adds another dimension of magic to the park. The key attraction here is Djengu River, a water attraction seen regularly in other parks but … Continue reading Operations Management: Toverland

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

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

IAAPA EMEA Springforum

Last week I, Romesh Popelier, went to the IAAPA EMEA Springforum that was held in Gardaland in Italy. During these three days we’ve got several seminars from industry professionals, network dinners and tours at Sealife, Movieland, Leolandia and Gardaland. I met a lot of new and existing contacts, from park directors to ride manufacturers.   During my internship at JNE&LC I’ve learned the importance of … Continue reading IAAPA EMEA Springforum

Plopsaland de Panne update

Read about Danielle’s experience at Plopsaland de Panne: “Three months have passed, I am halfway there. It is better than I would expected at first. I was somewhat resistant in the beginning, as you might imagine, because it turned out to be a bit difficult after a month or so. Being away from my family, not studying anymore…. However, everything has changed. Instead of travelling … Continue reading Plopsaland de Panne update