• 8 Citations
20082019
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Personal profile

Research interests

Bert Smit (1977) received his master degree in Leisure Studies from Tilburg in 2002. After a career in zoo management and zoo design. He joined the Academy of Hotel and Facility Management in 2008 where he currently works as researcher and senior lecturer.

He specializes in the design and design evaluation of customer experiences with a focus on the development of new methodologies. In his work he combines insights from social science with methodology from design science. His methodologies have been applied and adopted in a wide range of contexts including hotels, zoo’s, tourist destinations, hospitals and offices. Bert publishes in academic journals and professional magazines, but also contributes to text books and speaks at conferences.

Areas of expertise: experience design, design thinking, design methodology

 

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Research Output 2008 2019

Duurzame touchpoints voor je gast: Sustainable customer experience design

Melissen, F. & Smit, HAP., 2019, In : Recreatie en Toerisme. 29, 1 (maart), p. 29-31 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Emotions as core building blocks of an experience

Bastiaansen, MCM., Lub, XD., Mitas, O., Jung, T., Ascencao, MP., Han, D., Moilanen, T., Smit, HAP. & Strijbosch, WWM., 2019, In : International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management. 31, 2, p. 651-668 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Regional food, regional identity and regional hospitality: Brabantic hospitality and the regional foodchain

Smit, HAP., Neveu, V., Peperkamp, EMJ. & Melissen, F., 26 Mar 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperOther research output

Open Access
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The influence of personality on preferred workplace characteristics

Toonders, I. & Smit, B., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperOther research output

Anticipatory nostalgia in experience design

Bergs, Y., Mitas, O., Nawijn, J., Lub, XD. & Smit, HAP., 7 Nov 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterOther research output

Activities 2013 2018

Experience Design

HAP Smit (Invited speaker)
28 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationGuest lectures/talks/presentations (not at a conference)

Lego Serious Play workshop

HAP Smit (Invited speaker)
20 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationGuest lectures/talks/presentations (not at a conference)

Haaga Helia University

HAP Smit (Visiting lecturer)
12 Sep 201814 Sep 2018

Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institution

Stakeholder group EUREGA (External organisation)

HAP Smit (Member)
20 Nov 20181 Nov 2020

Activity: MembershipMembership of committee

Service design

HAP Smit (Invited speaker)
3 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationGuest lectures/talks/presentations (not at a conference)

Press / Media

Brabantse gastvrijheid (interview in We are food)

Bert Smit

20/12/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

We are food! (interview in Gasthuisvelden Magazine)

Bert Smit

22/11/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Brabantse gastvrijheid de kunst van genieten en laten genieten

Bert Smit

20/09/18

1 media contribution

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Focus op doelgroep loont

Bert Smit

1/05/16

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media