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Eke Eijgelaar

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Education:Eke Eijgelaar, MA (1973), studied tropical forestry and nature management at Larenstein University of Applied Sciences in Velp (Netherlands), where he wrote a thesis on the socio-economic impacts of a World Heritage Area designation in New Zealand. In 2007 he obtained his master in sustainable tourism management at Eberswalde University of Applied Sciences (Germany) with a thesis on voluntary carbon offset schemes and tourism emissions. In between and after his studies Eke has been active as a tour guide, translator and tourism consultant.
Career:Eke has been working for the CSTT as a researcher since 2008, before also taking up lecturer activities at NHTV for the BSc Tourism in 2010. He has commissioned and supervised a number of thesis research students at NHTV. Paper reviews for Current Issues in Tourism, Journal of Sustainable Tourism, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, and Climate Research. Eke is also the content manager of this Website.
Expertise:environmental impacts of tourism, cycle tourism, eco-efficiency, carbon footprint, carbon management, carbon offsetting in tourism, cruise tourism, tourism emissions
Publications:  

2015

Denying bogus skepticism in climate change and tourism research
Hall, C.M., Amelung, B., Cohen, S., Eijgelaar, E., Gössling, S., Higham, J., Leemans, R., Peeters, P., Ram, Y., Scott, D., Aall, C., Abegg, B., Araña, J.E., Barr, S., Becken, S., Buckley, R., Burns, P., Coles, T., Dawson, J., Doran, R., Dubois, G., Duval, D.T., Fennell, D., Gill, A.M., Gren, M., Gronau, W., Guiver, J., Hopkins, D., Huijbens, E.H., Koens, K., Lamers, M., Lemieux, C., Lew, A., Long, P., Melissen, F.W., Nawijn, J., Nicholls, S., Nilsson, J.-H., Nunkoo, R., Pomering, A., Reis, A.C., Reiser, D., Richardson, R.B., Rogerson, C.M., Saarinen, J., Sæþórsdóttir, A.D., Steiger, R., Upham, P., van der Linden, S., Visser, G., Wall, G., Weaver, D. (2015) Denying bogus skepticism in climate change and tourism research. Tourism Management, 47, 352-356. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2014.08.009
No time for smokescreen skepticism: A rejoinder to Shani and Arad
Hall, C.M., Amelung, B., Cohen, S., Eijgelaar, E., Gössling, S., Higham, J., Leemans, R., Peeters, P., Ram, Y., Scott, D., Aall, C., Abegg, B., Araña, J.E., Barr, S., Becken, S., Buckley, R., Burns, P., Coles, T., Dawson, J., Doran, R., Dubois, G., Duval, D.T., Fennell, D., Gill, A.M., Gren, M., Gronau, W., Guiver, J., Hopkins, D., Huijbens, E.H., Koens, K., Lamers, M., Lemieux, C., Lew, A., Long, P., Melissen, F.W., Nawijn, J., Nicholls, S., Nilsson, J.-H., Nunkoo, R., Pomering, A., Reis, A.C., Reiser, D., Richardson, R.B., Rogerson, C.M., Saarinen, J., Sæþórsdóttir, A.D., Steiger, R., Upham, P., van der Linden, S., Visser, G., Wall, G., Weaver, D. (2015). No time for smokescreen skepticism: A rejoinder to Shani and Arad. Tourism Management, 47, 341-347. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2014.08.008
On climate change skepticism and denial in tourism
Hall, C. M., Amelung, B., Cohen, S., Eijgelaar, E., Gössling, S., Higham, J., Leemans, R., Peeters, P., Ram, Y. & Scott, D. (2015). On climate change skepticism and denial in tourism. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 23(1), 4-25. doi: 10.1080/09669582.2014.953544

2014

The global footprint of tourism
Eijgelaar, E., & Peeters, P. (2014). The global footprint of tourism. In C. M. Hall, A. Lew & A. Williams (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Tourism (pp. 454-465). Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons.
De 'Carbon Footprint' van de Nederlandse vakantieganger
Peeters, P., Eijgelaar, E., Pels, J., de Bruijn, K., & Dirven, R. (2014). De 'Carbon Footprint' van de Nederlandse vakantieganger. In CBS (Ed.), Toerisme 2014 (pp. 169-179). The Hague/Heerlen, The Netherlands: Statistics Netherlands.
Biofuels for the aviation sector: Solution or perpetual challenge?
Peeters, P., & Eijgelaar, E. (2014). Biofuels for the aviation sector: Solution or perpetual challenge? In C. Kamp & A. Zimmermann (Eds.), Increasing the sense of urgency: Reflections on tourism and climate change (pp. 15). Berlin, Germany: Bread for the World ‒ Protestant Development Service.
Travelling large in 2013: The carbon footprint of Dutch holidaymakers in 2013 and the development since 2002
Pels, J., Eijgelaar, E., de Bruijn, K., Dirven, R., & Peeters, P. (2014). Travelling large in 2013: The carbon footprint of Dutch holidaymakers in 2013 and the development since 2002. Breda, Netherlands: NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences.
Tourism's climate mitigation dilemma flying between rich and poor countries
Peeters, P., & Eijgelaar, E. (2014). Tourism's climate mitigation dilemma: flying between rich and poor countries. Tourism Management, 40, 15-26.
Carbon offsetting: motives for participation and impacts on travel behaviour
Eijgelaar, E., & de Kinderen, D. (2014). Carbon offsetting: motives for participation and impacts on travel behaviour. In S. A. Cohen, J. E. S. Higham, P. Peeters & S. Gössling (Eds.), Understanding and governing sustainable tourism mobility: Psychological and behavioural approaches (pp. 125-143). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.
Sustainable biofuels for aviation. Solution or perpetual challenge?
Peeters, P., & Eijgelaar, E. (2014). Sustainable biofuels for aviation. Solution or perpetual challenge? TourismWatch, 74(March 2014).
Biotreibstoffe für den Flugverkehr: Lösung oder ständige Herausforderung?
Peeters, P., & Eijgelaar, E. (2014). Biotreibstoffe für den Flugverkehr: Lösung oder ständige Herausforderung? TourismWatch, 74, 8-9.
Travelling Large in 2009 ‘Inbound tourism’: The carbon footprint of inbound tourism to the Netherlands in 2009
Pels, J., Eijgelaar, E., Peeters, P., Landré, M., & Dirven, R. (2014). Travelling Large in 2009 ‘Inbound tourism’: The carbon footprint of inbound tourism to the Netherlands in 2009. Breda, The Netherlands: NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences.
Trends in duurzaam ondernemen
Eijgelaar, E., Melissen, F., Nawijn, J., Peeters, P., Barten, C., & Pepping, S. (2014). Trends in duurzaam ondernemen. In NRIT Media-CELTH-NBTC Holland Marketing (Eds.), Trendrapport toerisme, recreatie en vrije tijd 2014 (pp. 74-87). Nieuwegein, Netherlands: NRIT Media.

2013

Overview of carbon calculators and the calculation of greenhouse gas emissions in tourism
Eijgelaar, E., Miedema, W., Bongaerts, R., & Peeters, P. (2013). Overview of carbon calculators and the calculation of greenhouse gas emissions in tourism. Breda, Netherlands: NHTV.
Travelling large in 2011
de Bruijn, K., Dirven, R., Eijgelaar, E., Peeters, P., & Nelemans, R. (2013). Travelling large in 2011: The carbon footprint of Dutch holidaymakers in 2011 and the development since 2002. Breda, Netherlands: NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences.
European cycle tourism economic impacts model revisited: tool for sustainable regional rural development
Piket, P., Eijgelaar, E., & Peeters, P. (2013). European cycle tourism economic impacts model revisited: tool for sustainable regional rural development. APSTRACT: Applied Studies in Agribusiness and Commerce, 7(3-4), 115-119.
Reizen op groenere voeten? Een blik op de externe kosten van tour operators
Eijgelaar, E., & Bongaerts, R. (2013). Reizen op groenere voeten? Een blik op de externe kosten van tour operators. In NRIT Media-CELTH-NBTC (Ed.), Trendrapport toerisme, recreatie en vrije tijd 2013 (pp. 62-65). Nieuwegein, Netherlands: NRIT Media.
De 'Carbon Footprint' van de Nederlandse vakantieganger
Peeters, P., Eijgelaar, E., de Bruijn, K., & Dirven, R. (2013). De 'Carbon Footprint' van de Nederlandse vakantieganger. In CBS (Ed.), Toerisme en recreatie in cijfers 2013 (pp. 129-146). The Hague/Heerlen, Netherlands: Statistics Netherlands.
Travelling large in 2012
de Bruijn, K., Dirven, R., Eijgelaar, E., & Peeters, P. (2013). Travelling large in 2012: The carbon footprint of Dutch holidaymakers in 2012 and the development since 2002. Breda, The Netherlands: NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences.

2012

Coach travel and Dutch holiday transport emissions
Eijgelaar, E., de Bruijn, K. & Peeters, P. (2012) Coach travel and Dutch holiday transport emissions. IRF Bulletin, Environment & Climate Change, Volume - 2, pp. 10-12.
Travelling large in 2010
de Bruijn, K., Dirven, R., Eijgelaar, E., & Peeters, P. (2012). Travelling large in 2010: The carbon footprint of Dutch holidaymakers in 2010 and the development since 2002. Breda, Netherlands: NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences.
The European Cycle Route Network EuroVelo: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Tourism. Update of the 2009 study
Weston, R., Davies, N., Peeters, P., Eijgelaar, E., Lumsdon, L., McGrath, P., & Piket, P. (2012). The European Cycle Route Network EuroVelo: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Tourism. Update of the 2009 study. Brussels, Belgium: European Parliament, Directorate General for Internal Policies, Policy Department B: Structural and Cohesion Policies, Transport and Tourism.
De 'Carbon Footprint' van de Nederlandse vakantieganger
Peeters, P., Eijgelaar, E., de Bruijn, K., & Dirven, R. (2012). De 'Carbon Footprint' van de Nederlandse vakantieganger. In CBS (Ed.), Toerisme en recreatie in cijfers 2012 (pp. 159-172). The Hague, Netherlands: Statistics Netherlands.
Last chance tourism in Antarctica: cruising for change?
Lamers, M., Eijgelaar, E., & Amelung, B. (2012). Last chance tourism in Antarctica: cruising for change? In R. H. Lemelin, J. Dawson & E. J. Stewart (Eds.), Last chance tourism: Adapting tourism opportunities in a changing world (pp. 25-41). Oxon, UK: Routledge.

2011

Sawadee carbon footprint and carbon reduction strategy report 2010
Eijgelaar, E. & Peeters, P. (2011) Carbon Footprint Report 2010. Sawadee carbon footprint and carbon reduction strategy report 2010. Final Report (Unpublished). Breda: Sawadee Puur Reizen & Center for Sustainable Tourism & Transport.  
Umwelt- und klimafreundliche Technologien in den Wassersportrevieren der Niederlande.
Eijgelaar, E. & Peeters, P. (2011) Umwelt- und klimafreundliche Technologien in den Wassersportrevieren der Niederlande. Breda: NHTV Centre for Sustainable Tourism & Transport
Have bicycle, will travel
Eijgelaar, E., Piket, P., & Peeters, P. (2011). Have bicycle, will travel. Cycling Mobility, 1(1).
De ‘Carbon Footprint’ van de Nederlandse vakantieganger
Peeters, P., Eijgelaar, E., de Bruijn, K., & Dirven, R. (2011). De 'Carbon Footprint' van de Nederlandse vakantieganger [The carbon footprint of Dutch holidaymakers]. In CBS (Ed.), Toerisme en recreatie in cijfers 2011 (pp. 161-174). The Hague/Heerlen: Statistics Netherlands.
Voluntary carbon offsets a solution for reducing tourism emissions?
Eijgelaar, E. (2011) Voluntary carbon offsets a solution for reducing tourism emissions? Assessment of communication aspects and mitigation potential. European Journal of Transport and Infrastructure Research, 11 (3), 281-296.
Emissies verminderen in de praktijk: het carbon footprint project van Sawadee Reizen
Eijgelaar, E. (2011). Emissies verminderen in de praktijk: het carbon footprint project van Sawadee Reizen. In K. de Bruijn & W. Wildhagen (Eds.), Trendrapport toerisme en recreatie en vrije tijd 2010/2011 (pp. 54-56). Breda: NRIT Onderzoek.
European cycle tourism: tool for sustainable regional rural development?
Eijgelaar, E., Peeters, P., & Piket, P. (2011). European cycle tourism: tool for sustainable regional rural development? Paper presented at the Paper presented at the Second AGRIMBA-AVA Congress, Wageningen, Netherlands.
Manual of excellence in lake tourism in Europe
Canalicchio, M., Montagnoli, L., Boggia, A., Cortina, C., Paolotti, L., Pitteri, A., Rocchi, L., Eijgelaar, E., Jeuring, J., Landré, M., Nawijn, J., Peeters, P., Piket, P., Hammerl, M., Jablonski, S. (2011). Manual of excellence in lake tourism in Europe. Magione, Italy: Comunità Montana Associazione dei Comuni Trasimeno - Medio Tevere; University of Perugia DSEEA; NHTV CSTT; Global Nature Fund.

2010

The Iron Curtain Trail as a EuroVelo route. Workshop presentation in Sofia
Eijgelaar, E. (2010). The Iron Curtain Trail as a EuroVelo route – strengths and weaknesses: Results from the EuroVelo study. Presentation at The Iron Curtain Trail concluding awareness-raising workshop with special focus on South-Eastern European countries. 16.3.2010, Sofia, Bulgaria.
Antarctic cruise tourism: the paradoxes of ambassadorship, 'last chance tourism' and GHG emissions
Eijgelaar, E., Thaper, C. & Peeters, P. (2010) Antarctic cruise tourism: the paradoxes of ambassadorship, “last chance tourism” and greenhouse gas emissions. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, Volume 18, Issue 3, pages 337 - 354.    
Travelling large in 2009: the carbon footprint of Dutch holidaymakers in 2009 and the development since 2002
de Bruijn, K., R. Dirven, et al. (2011). Travelling large in 2009: The carbon footprint of Dutch holidaymakers in 2009 and the development since 2002. Breda, The Netherlands, NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences; NRIT Research; NBTC-NIPO Research.
Travelling large in 2008: the carbon footprint of Dutch holidaymakers in 2008 and the development since 2002
de Bruijn, K., Dirven, R., Eijgelaar, E. & Peeters, P. (2010) Travelling large in 2008: the carbon footprint of Dutch holidaymakers in 2008 and the development since 2002. NHTV-NRIT Research-NBTC-NIPO Research, Breda, Netherlands.
De 'carbon footprint' van de Nederlandse vakantieganger.
Peeters, P., Eijgelaar, E., de Bruijn, K. & Dirven, R. (2010) 10.4 De 'carbon footprint' van de Nederlandse vakantieganger. IN CBS (Ed.) Toerisme en recreatie in cijfers 2010, 124-135. Den Haag: Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek.

2009

De 'carbon footprint' van de Nederlandse vakantieganger.
Peeters, P., Eijgelaar, E., de Bruijn, K. & Dirven, R. (2009) 10.4 De 'carbon footprint' van de Nederlandse vakantieganger. IN CBS (Ed.) Toerisme en recreatie in cijfers 2009, 124-137. Den Haag: Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek.
The European Cycle Route Network EuroVelo: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Tourism
Lumsdon, L., Weston, R., McGrath, P., Davies, N., Peeters, P., Eijgelaar, E., Piket, P. (2009). The European cycle route network EuroVelo: challenges and opportunities for sustainable tourism. Brussels, Belgium: European Parliament, Directorate General for Internal Policies, Policy Department B: Structural and Cohesion Policies, Transport and Tourism.
Reizen op grote voet 2008
de Bruijn, K., Dirven, R., Eijgelaar, E. & Peeters, P. (2009) Reizen op grote voet 2008: De carbon footprint van vakanties van Nederlanders in 2008 en de ontwikkeling sinds 2002. Breda, Netherlands: NHTV; NRIT Research; NBTC-NIPO Research.  
The Iron Curtain Trail as a EuroVelo route. Workshop presentation in Warsaw
Eijgelaar, E. (2009). The Iron Curtain Trail as a EuroVelo route – strengths and weaknesses: Results from the EuroVelo study. Presentation at The Iron Curtain Trail awareness-raising workshop for Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Norway. 19.11.2009, Warsaw, Poland.

2008

Reizen op grote voet 2005. De milieubelasting van vakanties van Nederlanders.
de Bruijn, K., Dirven, R., Eijgelaar, E. & Peeters, P. (2008) Reizen op grote voet 2005. De milieubelasting van vakanties van Nederlanders. Een pilot-project in samenwerking met NBTC-NIPO Research. Breda: NHTV University for Applied Sciences.  
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