Corné Dijkmans

Manager Research & Business Innovation

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    Research interests

    Digital transformation of tourism is the central thread in the research and project work of Corné. He holds a PhD in Communication Science (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), a MSc in Business Economics (Tilburg University) and a MSc in Marketing Management (TIAS School for Business and Society).

    Corné is participating in several national and international projects related to digital tourism, such as in the frame of the Erasmus and Interreg Programs. Currently, as manager of Research & Business Innovation, he is also managing the academic and applied research program of the Academy for Tourism / CSTT (Centre for Sustainability, Tourism and Transport). Also, he is responsible for the valorization of this research program through (inter)national subsidized and commissioned research projects. In the past he was involved in a variety of EU projects focusing on the training of professionals to improve the attractiveness and quality of higher management education by the use of information & communication technology, e-learning and online media.

    His research interests focus on the effects of interactive communication technology via online platforms by companies on their relations with the public, in particular in the tourism industry. His research has been published in international ISI-ranked journals, and has been presented at several (inter)national conferences in the field of communication and marketing. Furthermore, Corné is the author of the study books ‘Social Media To Go’ and ‘eMarketing To Go’, and developer of the international online business simulation ‘Emerald Forest Hotel’, utilized in higher education institutes in 7 countries across Europe.


    Digital transformation of tourism, online communication technology, e-tourism, e-learning, research management

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    Research Output 2010 2019

    Blueprint Sector Skills Alliance : Next Tourism Generation Alliance

    Dijkmans, C., 4 Jun 2019.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper


    Kerkhof, P. & Dijkmans, C., 2019, Oxford bibliographies in communication. Moy, P. (ed.). New York: Oxford University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

    Open Access

    De menselijke toon telt: de effecten van social media inzet door toeristische bedrijven op hun klantrelaties

    Dijkmans, CHS., 2018, In : Vrijetijdstudies. 36, 1, p. 35-38 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

    eMarketing To Go!

    Dijkmans, CHS. & Vinkesteijn, JAM., 2018, English (3rd) edition ed. Leiden: EduPlaza. 248 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookProfessional

    Activities 2014 2019

    • 7 Contribution at workshop, seminar, course
    • 7 Guest lectures/talks/presentations (not at a conference)
    • 1 Organising an event
    • 1 Visiting a non-academic institution/organisation/company

    3rd NTG Alliance Consortium Meeting

    Corné Dijkmans (Speaker)
    3 Apr 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventContribution at workshop, seminar, course

    4th NTG Alliance Consortium Meeting

    Corné Dijkmans (Speaker)
    9 Sep 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventContribution at workshop, seminar, course

    Workshop Auvergne Rhone-Alpes, Digitourism

    Corné Dijkmans (Speaker)
    9 Apr 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventContribution at workshop, seminar, course

    Simulation and Gamification Event

    Corné Dijkmans (Invited speaker)
    14 Oct 201915 Oct 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventContribution at workshop, seminar, course

    European Commission

    Corné Dijkmans (Visiting researcher)
    25 Sep 2019

    Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting a non-academic institution/organisation/company


    Best Communication Science Paper

    CHS Dijkmans (Recipient), 4 Nov 2016

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Dissertation Prize 2018 (nominee)

    CHS Dijkmans (Nominee), 18 Jan 2019

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Top Paper Award 2015

    CHS Dijkmans (Recipient), 23 May 2015

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Projects 2015 2023