HBO Postdoc Ondrej Mitas: Vacations for quality of life

Project: Research

Project Details


Vacation travel is an essential ingredient in quality of life. However, the contribution of vacations to quality of life could be improved in two ways: by optimizing the decisions people make when planning and undertaking their vacations, and by travel industry testing and implementing––based on evidence from the experience lab––innovative experience products which touch customers' emotions.
Effective start/end date1/09/1931/08/21


  • RAAK (Regional Attention and Action for Knowledge circulation) The RAAK scheme is managed by the Foundation Innovation Alliance (SIA - Stichting Innovatie Alliantie) with funding from the ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW).


  • happiness
  • quality of life
  • well-being
  • emotions
  • psychology
  • tourism
  • vacations

Research Output

Vacations Over the Years: A Cross-Lagged Panel Analysis of Tourism Experiences and Subjective Well-Being in the Netherlands

Mitas, O. & Kroesen, M., 7 Dec 2019, In : Journal of Happiness Studies. p. 1-20 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access