~ By Asia Cantoni Have you ever wondered what it is like to live in the Netherlands? You question yourself where to even start looking? Whether your purpose is to study, work or simply starting a new life: moving abroad is an adventure awaiting ahead of you. The fun travel guides are available on the web, but what you really need to know is the … Continue reading What They Don’t Tell You: 6 most important things to sort out when moving to the Netherlands
Attractions & Theme Park Management (ATPM) is celebrating its anniversary with a symposium on Wednesday 26 June 2019.
You are invited to join us during the symposium of Attractions & Theme Parks Management at Breda University of Applied Sciences. The ATPM programme is celebrating its 5th anniversary, while the Theme Park Management programme is celebrating its 10th anniversary.
That is why we are organizing a symposium on 26 June 2019 to showcase our achievements and allow students, alumni and our connections in the field to connect and exchange their experiences and ideas. We are inviting (inter)national speakers to create an exciting afternoon programme that will end with drinks and the opportunity to network. Are you as excited as we are? Send an e-mail … Continue reading (A)TPM is celebrating its anniversary!!!
~ By Gunther Tijsmans From a little boy of 4 years old who is enchanted by the story of Little Red Riding Hood to a grandparent of 70 who is reading an ordinary newspaper. Everyone loves stories and everyone comes into contact with stories each and every day. This is what project 3 is all about: the fundamentals of storytelling. A Toverland Case I was … Continue reading Once upon a time in ATPM land
~ By Lisanne Zimmerman van Woesik What is going to be the next big thing? That is the question that most of visitors at the Euro Attraction Show (abbreviated to EAS) will have. Whether you are there as the CEO of a theme park looking for a new attraction or a student, like me, looking for new opportunities and an insight into the attractions and … Continue reading A professional fun fair
~ By Leone van Erven After a long summer holiday, school has started again. Some students are excited for the new school year and some would have liked to enjoy a few more weeks of freedom. I was one of the people who was excited for the new school year. Not exactly knowing what I have gotten myself into, I was eager to learn more … Continue reading An introduction to the Attraction and Theme Parks industry: The first project
~ By Jessica Rijneveld It is dream of many, but only 40 people a year, get the chance to be selected for the so called “ATPM” track. Also known as Attraction and Theme Park Management. Who does not want to work in themed or an attraction based environment ? It is one of the most popular sectors of the leisure industry and rapidly growing. Do … Continue reading Serious Fun? How I got into this Roller Coaster Madness
~ By Tom van Bommel When I was 5 years old I did not want to become a police officer or firefighter, but the CEO of a Theme Park. My passion for Theme Parks started when I was young, especially because of Rollercoaster Tycoon and our annual passes for Warner Brothers Movie World. Approximately 5 years ago, my parents showed me an article from “de … Continue reading From Rollercoaster Tycoon to Attractions & Theme Parks management
~ By Anne Korteweg To be honest, I feel like a study veteran. I first studied international communication and media for a year and then tried out psychology. However after two months of psychology I really wanted something else (and I’ll admit, it might have been too hard). I took a gap year, traveled for months, and started to look into other studies again. I … Continue reading Why did I choose ATPM? Pt. 2
This article is written by Timo van Boekel and his vision about hybrid zoos: “There has been a lot of discussion about the idea for a rollercoaster at Wildlands Adventure Zoo Emmen in the Netherlands lately. The main subject in this discussion was about the use of attractions within an environment with living animals. However, the combination between animals and attractions is already well known … Continue reading Zoos & Attractions: Not If, But How?