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Dineke Koerts

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    Research interests

    Dineke Koerts joined BUas after working for several tour operators specialising in tours to Asia. At BUas she has taught and developed courses on the tourist experience, tour guiding, interpretation, storytelling and cross-cultural communication as well as on world history, geography and tourism history. She is involved in the International Research Forum on Guided Tours, a mobile platform for research on all dimensions of guided tours such as new technologies, mobility, creating experiences, interpretation of heritage.

    Next to her work at BUas, Dineke works as a curator and consultant for cultural exchange projects between Europe and China in the field of contemporary performing arts.

    In her academic research, Dineke focuses on several aspects of Chinese tourism, on the impact of tourism on the city of Amsterdam, and on tour guiding and the interpretation of heritage.

    • PhD, Faculty of Humanities, University of Amsterdam
    • PhD thesis: Tourism in China: Representing the nation to English speaking tourists
    • MA in Asian History, University of Amsterdam

    Subjects

    China and Chinese tourism, Amsterdam and the current impact of tourism on the city, tour guiding, heritage interpretation, storytelling, tourism history.

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    Research Output

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    Next tourism generation skills alliance: digital, green and social skill for tourism

    Koerts, D., 13 Jun 2019.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  • Amsterdam: interpreting the city in free walking tours

    Koerts, M., 18 Mar 2017.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  • Amsterdam: Interpreting the city in free walking tours

    Koerts, M., 18 Mar 2017, International Research Forum on Guided Tours 2017 Proceedings. Roskilde: University of Roskilde

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  • Amsterdam: the limits of urban tourism?

    Koerts, M., 26 Mar 2017.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  • Activities

    International Journal of Tour Guiding Research (Journal)

    Dineke Koerts (Editor)

    2020 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

    developing coffee tourism

    Dineke Koerts (Advisor)

    25 Nov 20195 Dec 2019

    Activity: Consultancy

    Guestlecture Chinese Millenial Tourists

    M Koerts (Speaker)

    11 Sep 2017

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

    Trends in Western tourism: what to do and where to go in 2017?

    M Koerts (Speaker)

    9 Apr 2017

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

    Donghua University Shanghai

    M Koerts (Visiting lecturer)

    1 Mar 201714 Apr 2017

    Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institution

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    Projects