• 4 Citations
20082018
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Research interests

Ben Offringa (1957) received his doctorandus degree (equivalent to MSc) in 1983 at the University of Groningen (the Netherlands). After a career in destination planning and destination marketing Ben joined NHTV in 1991 as track coordinator and senior lecturer. In his teaching activities Ben specializes  on narrative techniques, storytelling and travel writing. Ben is currently project manager / coordinator of the Associate degree track of the Academy for Tourism of NHTV.

For many years now he served as a reviewer and member of the editorial board of ‘Vrijetijdstudies’ the only Dutch language journal on applied research in the fields of leisure, tourism, sports, culture and hospitality. Ben is working on his PhD at the University of Plymouth (UK).

Research Output 2008 2018

De wereld aan onze voeten

Offringa, BJP., 2018, In : Vrijetijdstudies. 35, 2, p. 45-46 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Theorieboek toerisme en recreatie | branche en beroep

Offringa, BJP., Toonen, MA. & Ars, BGJM., 2016, Edu`Actief. 120 p. (Tendens toerisme en recreatie)

Research output: Book/ReportBookProfessional

Badcultuur in het fin de siecle in Scheveningen en Oostende

Offringa, BJP., 2014, In : Vrijetijdstudies. 2014 (32), 1, p. 53-55 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article reviewProfessional

Drie opvallende opbrengsten van de Landelijke Kustdagen

Offringa, BJP., 24 Nov 2014, In : blogpost on: Leisurecommunity/NHTV Leisure Design Lab.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlePopular

Sfeermagazines recreatiebedrijven: de traagheid van innovatie

Offringa, BJP., 2 Apr 2014, In : www.wikiweb.nl (online article).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlePopular

Activities 2010 2017

  • 3 Editorial activity
  • 2 Publication peer-review
  • 1 Contribution at a conference
  • 1 Guest lectures/talks/presentations (not at a conference)

Vrijetijdstudies (Journal)

BJP Offringa (Editorial board member)
2017

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

Vrijetijdstudies (Journal)

BJP Offringa (Editor)
2017

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

Vrijetijdstudies (Journal)

BJP Offringa (Editor)
2016

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

Conference chair CMT2012/NHTV

BJP Offringa (Chair)
2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventContribution at a conference

Vrijetijdstudies (Journal)

BJP Offringa (Editor)
2011

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity