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CSTT's researchers offer expertise on a number of areas related to sustainable tourism and transport, and beyond. Interviews and articles have appeared in numerous national and international newspapers, magazines, and radio or television broadcasts (see a selection below).

The following staff may be contacted directly for their expertise areas. Alternatively, or for other expertise areas, mail to cstt@nhtv.nl. Alternatively, check the NHTV experts page (Dutch), or contact the NHTV marketing & communication department.
 

Staff member Expertise Languages Email
Paul Peeters environmental impacts of tourism, tourism and climate change, aviation, tourism emisions/tourism carbon footprint, transport technology, tourism transport, carbon management, sustainable tourism

duurzaam toerisme, milieubelasting toerisme, duurzame vakantie, emissies/uitstoot toerisme, luchtvaart
NL, ENG peeters.p@nhtv.nl
Jeroen Nawijn tourism and well-being, tourism and psychology, tourism and quality of life, tourism and emotions

toerisme en geluk, psychologie van toerisme, emoties
NL, ENG nawijn.j@nhtv.nl
Jeroen Klijs economic impacts of tourism, economic aspects of sustainability

economische gevolgen toerisme, economische aspecten duurzaamheid
NL, ENG klijs.j@nhtv.nl
Eke Eijgelaar sustainable tourism, tourism emissions/tourism carbon footprint, carbon offsetting, cruise tourism and environment, bicycle tourism

duurzaam toerisme, duurzame vakanties, emissies/uitstoot toerisme, cruises en milieu, fietstoerisme, CO2 compensatie
NL, ENG, DE eijgelaar.e@nhtv.nl
Harald Buijtendijk innovation, value creation, business models, destination management & development NL, ENG buijtendijk.h@nhtv.nl
Rob Bongaerts aviation, economic aspects of sustainability, corporate social responsibility

luchtvaart, economische aspecten duurzaamheid, MVO
NL, ENG bongaerts.r@nhtv.nl
Pieter Piket bicycle tourism, tourism economics, accounting, economic aspects of sustainability, international economics, European Union NL, ENG piket.p@nhtv.nl
Christa Barten sustainable visitor management of heritage sites

duurzaam bezoekersmanagement
NL, ENG barten.c@nhtv.nl


CSTT in the media (selection since 2010)
 
13-3-2017, BNR Nieuwsradio, BNR Duurzaam: Duurzame vakanties. Item about sustainable holidays, including interview with Eke Eijgelaar on holiday emissions (min. 11:58-14:30).
13-3-2017, BNR Nieuwsradio, De ingewikkelde relatie tussen CO2 en compensatie. Radio interview with Paul Peeters about carbon offsetting, offset price differences, and the difficulties of proving that voluntary offsets are additional (in Dutch).
10-2-2017, Algemeen Dagblad, Economie p.16-17: De luchtvaart groeit, dus neemt de vervuiling toe. Item on air transport growth, emissions, technology and the aviation lobby, with interview of Paul Peeters (in Dutch).
24-1-2017, BNR Nieuwsradio: BNR Eyeopeners – CO2 calculator en robotjournalistiek. Radio interview with Eke Eijgelaar about Carmacal and the UNWTO Award it won (min. 9:40-14:20).
3-1-2017, RTL Nieuws: Nederlanders vliegen graag ver maar compenseren vervuiling niet. TV news item and online article on flight travel and offsetting behaviour by Dutch tourists, including interview of Paul Peeters (in Dutch).
14-11-2016, VARA: Groen Licht. Kan je duurzaam op wintersport? NPO2 TV programme on 'green' consumer issues, with an item on the sustainability of winter sport holidays, including an interview of Paul Peeters (mins. 16:08-24:58, in Dutch).
27-9-2016, de Standaard: Groen vliegen? Het zal wel zijn. Article on aviation emissions, with interview of Paul Peeters.
27-9-2016, Volkskrant: Luchtvaartorganisatie VN bijeen over uitstoot: lukt klimaatdeal nu wel? Article on the ICAO Assembly in Montreal late september, with an interview of Paul Peeters (CSTT).


26-9-2016, NOS nieuwsuur broadcast (min. 33:34-40:02) and NOS.nl item: Gaat een klimaatakkoord voor de luchtvaart het verschil maken?  Items on the ICAO Assembly in Montreal late september, with interviews of Paul Peeters (CSTT) and Bas Eickhout (Greens, MEP).
26-9-2016, NPO Radio1, Nieuws en Co: Item on the ICAO Assembly, with interview of Paul Peeters (CSTT). 17:00-18:00 uur, min. 18:45-24:02.


24-9-2016, NRC Handelsblad, p.E8-9: CO2-neutrale groei? Een keiharde belangenstrijd. Article on the ICAO Assembly in Montreal late september, where a new effciency standard for aircraft and a worldwide CO2 compensation system (Global Market-based Mesaures, GMBM) will be determined. Includes interviews of Paul Peeters (CSTT), Bill Hemmings (T&E) and Bas Eickhout (Greens, MEP).
23-7-2016, Nederlands Dagblad: ‘Vakantie dichtbij kan cool worden’. Article on and interview with Paul Peeters about the need to reduce the impacts of flying and the trends of increased interest in faraway destinations (in Dutch).
26-6-2016, VARA Vroege Vogels: Duurzaam op vakantie. NPO Radio1 interview with Paul Peeters (CSTT) and Rene van der Duim (Wageningen UR) about sustainability aspects of travel and how to take a sustainable holiday (Dutch).
2016, Eos, Nr.July/Aug, p.20-25, "Groetjes uit Utopia: Duurzaam vliegen bestaat niet". Article in the Belgian popular science magazine about the ecological myths of flying, with interviews with CSTT members Paul Peeters and Eke Eijgelaar (in Dutch).
2016, fairkehr, Nr.3/2016, p. 22-23, "Infografik Tourismus in Deutschland". Special on domestic tourism and tourism policy, with infographic partly based on CSTT emission factors (in German).
2-6-2016, VARA Vroege Vogels: Vervuilende cruiseschepen. NPO Radio1 interview with Eke Eijgelaar (CSTT) and Arno Bonte (GroenLinks) about the discussion whether cruise ship arrivals in Rotterdam are in line with road traffic environment zone standards (Dutch).
30-5-2016, BNR Nieuwsradio: BNR Duurzaam, Minuut van de waarheid (factchecker). Radio interview with Eke Eijgelaar about the discussion whether cruise ship arrivals in Rotterdam are in line with road traffic environment zone standards (Dutch, min. 17:12-19:40).
28-5-2016, Het Parool, p. 24-25: Varende vervuiler moet schoner. Article on cruise ship air pollution in Amsterdam, with interview Eke Eijgelaar (Dutch).
28-5-2016, de Volkskrant, p. 35: Zet die duurzame cruise maar uit je hoofd. Article on the sustainability of cruise holidays, with interview Eke Eijgelaar (Dutch).
27-5-2016, Het Parool, p.34-35: Help, ik heb vakantie! Article on (how to avoid) holiday-choice stress, with interview Jeroen Nawijn (Dutch).
24-5-2016, NOS.nl: Mega-cruiseschip in Rotterdam is geen feest voor het milieu. Article on arrival of largest cruise ship of the world (Harmony of the Seas) in Rotterdam and it's implications for the environment, with interview of Eke Eijgelaar (Dutch).
24-5-2016, RTL Nieuws: De ideale vakantie? 'Die hoeft maar drie dagen te duren'. Article on holiday length and happiness, with interview of Jeroen Nawijn (Dutch).
21-5-2016, P+: 2000 vluchten op CO2-uitstoot gecheckt. Interview with Paul Peeters about carmacal, sustainable travel and carbon offsetting (Dutch).
28-4-2016, TravelMole: "Carbon calculator big news in Netherlands." Covering the media attention on CARMACAL, including interview excerpts with Paul Peeters.
27-4-2016, SustainNEWS: "Addressing Aviation as the Technology Myth Crashes." Interview with Paul Peeters and James Higham (Otago University) on their Aviation Technology Myths paper.
18-4-2016, ScienceLine: "Too much air time: Efforts to curb aviation emissions remain stuck on the runway, grounded by social norms". Article on aviation, emissions and behaviour, with expert interviews, amongst others Paul Peeters.
13-4-2016, De Morgen: "Nederlanders weten straks hoe vervuilend ze reizen." Article in Belgian online newspaper.
13-4-2016, Metro Belgium: "Toerist reist liever goedkoop dan duurzaam." Article in Belgian online newspaper.
12-4-2016, Metro: "Zo schadelijk is je vakantie voor het milieu."
12-4-2016, Columbus Travel: "Klimaatschade van jouw reis wordt zichtbaar."
12-4-2016, NOS Journaal, 20:00, TV News item & interview with Frank Oostdam (ANVR), Min. 9:21-11:54. Earlier NOS Journaals opened with the Volkskrant article news, for example that of 09:00 (min. 0:00-0:50).
12-4-2016, RTL Nieuws, 19:30, TV News item & interview with Frank Oostdam (ANVR), Saskia Griep (Better Places), Min. 3:30-5:50.
12-4-2016, Omroep Max, TV item in Hallo Nederland with interview Paul Peeters (NHTV) & Frank Oostdam (ANVR), Min. 0:31-3:20.
12-4-2016, Jeugdjournaal, "Hoe slecht is je vakantie voor het milieu?" Short TV item.
12-4-2016, BNR radio, Radio interview with Paul Peeters.
12-4-2016, NPO Radio2: "Binnenkort weet je hoe slecht jouw vakantie voor het milieu is." Radio broadcast including interview with Frank Oostdam (ANVR).
12-4-2016, NOS op 3/BNN: "Reisorganisaties gaan klimaatschade bij reizen zetten." Radio broadcast.
12-4-2016, Trouw: "CO2-label voor vakanties moet zich eerst bewijzen."
12-4-2016, RTLZ.nl: "Hoe duurzaam is jouw vakantie? Dat kun je binnenkort checken." Coverage VK article and TV broadcast including audio interview Frank Oostdam (ANVR).
12-4-2016, BNR.nl: "Reisorganisaties meten milieuschade vakantiegangers." Coverage VK article including audio interview Frank Oostdam (ANVR).
12-4-2016, AD.nl: "Reisbureaus gaan klimaatschade berekenen." Coverage of VK article.
PowNed.tv, 12.4.2016: "Klimaatschade vakantie straks af te lezen." Coverage of VK article.
12-4-2016, Nederlands Dagblad: "Reisbranche wil effect op klimaat duidelijker tonen." Coverage VK article.
12-4-2016, OmroepBrabant.nl: "Vakantie in een resort of op een camping? NHTV werkt aan tool voor bewuste vakantiekeuze." Coverage of Volkskrant article including audio interview with Paul Peeters (in Dutch).
12-4-2016, NOS.nl, "Reisorganisaties gaan 'klimaatschade' vakantie berekenen." Coverage of VK article below.
12-4-2016, NU.nl: "Reisbureaus gaan klimaatschade per vakantie berekenen." Coverage of Volkskrant article below.
12-4-2016, Volkskrant, p.1, "Op zoek naar de schoonste vakantie." Frontpage article about carmacal and planned carbon information for consumers, with interviews of Paul Peeters and ANVR (in Dutch). Also online version: "Reisbureaus berekenen hoeveel klimaatschade trip aanricht: Hoe schadelijk is uw vakantie voor het klimaat?".
31-3-2016, Sustainability Leaders: "Interview: Paul Peeters on Tourism, Aviation and Climate Change". Online sustainable tourism leadership platform.
27-3-2016, Vrij Nederland: "Waarom techno-optimisme even verleidelijk als misleidend is." Interview with Paul Peeters on aviation's technology myths (in Dutch).
26-3-2016, Noordhollands Dagblad: "Luchtvaart gedwongen CO2 te verminderen." Interview with Paul Peeters on aviation's technology myths (in Dutch).
3-9-2015, Engineering and Technology Magazine, "Expected threefold rise in CO2 emissions from tourism". Interview with Paul Peeters on Global Tourism Transport Model forecasts for tourism emission growth.
2015, fairkehr, Nr.3/2015, p. 20-24, "Infografik Schifffahrt" and "Der Schein trügt". Special on cruise tourism and marine transport emissions, with infographic partly based on CSTT data and quote of Eke Eijgelaar (in German).
21-3-2015, Volkskrant, p.35, "Vind uit of je vakantie schoner kan". Interview with Paul Peeters on sustainable holidays, ecolabels and CARMATOP partner bookdifferent (in Dutch).
2014, Elsevier Juist, Jrg. 2, Nr. 12, pp. 106-113, "Eco deluxe in de Braziliaanse binnenlanden". On ecotourism to Brazil, including interview with Paul Peeters (in Dutch).
16-8-2014, Financieele Dagblad, pp. 12-13, "Uw vakantie-euro's gaan naar het grote bedrijf, amper naar de lokale man". On tourism's economic impacts and the shares that go to large (foreign) companies and what stays at the destination, including interview with Paul Peeters (in Dutch).
2014, KIJK, Nr. 9, pp. 26-30,"Wat als… we vakantie afschaffen?". On the impacts when people would not go on holiday anymore, including interview with Eke Eijgelaar (in Dutch).
25-7-2014, Financieele Dagblad, p.14-15, "Vakantie is duur, zeker als u álle kosten meerekent". On holiday costs, including CSTT quotes (in Dutch).
12-7-2-14, Financieele Dagblad, p.8-9, "Vergroening drijvende dorpen verloopt moeizaam". On the sustainability of cruises, including interview with Eke Eijgelaar (in Dutch).
17-6-2014, Newsletter MVO Netwerk Toerisme, "Zon, zee, zorgeloos". On sustainable holiday advice, from Eke Eijgelaar, a.o. (in Dutch).
2014, Discovery Magazine, July/August, pp. 56-63, "Groen op vakantie". Interview with Eke Eijgelaar and others on sustainable holiday behaviour and tourism emissions (in Dutch).
   
13-6-2014, Volkskrant, p.25, "Groen gedrag gaat ook met vakantie". Interview with Eke Eijgelaar on sustainable holiday behaviour and tourism emissions (in Dutch).
   3-2014, TourismWatch, "Biotreibstoffe für den Flugverkehr. Lösung oder ständige Herausforderung?". Article by Paul Peeters and Eke Eijgelaar on biofuels (in German).
 
 
 7-1-2014, Radio1, National radio broadcast, "Cruises booming, maar slecht voor milieu". Interview with Eke Eijgelaar on cruise holidays and sustainability (in Dutch).
 
24-8-2013, Algemeen Dagblad, "In je hoofd kan het nog weken vakantie blijven". Interview with Jeroen Nawijn (in Dutch).
19-8-2013, Telegraaf, "Duurzaam niet duurder". Interview with Paul Peeters on sustainable travel behaviour (in Dutch).
   29-7-2013, Volkskrant, "Het lijkt erop dat mensen met problemen tijdens vakanties nog verder in het moeras zakken". Interview Jeroen Nawijn on happiness and stress on vacation (in Dutch).
 
 
24-11-2012, Vrij Nederland, pp. 44-47, "De groene Fata Morgana". Interview with Paul Peeters (in Dutch).
 
5-6-2012, Spits, Bijlage Milieu & Duurzaamheid p.7, "Duurzaam reizen in eigen land". Interview with Eke Eijgelaar (in Dutch).
   
25-2-2012, VARA Kassa, National television broadcast, "Zin en onzin van toeristische keurmerken". With Paul Peeters on sustainable tourism labels (in Dutch).

19-8-2011, NU.nl, "Vakantie zit vol met stress en geluk". Interview with Jeroen Nawijn on happiness and stress in the holiday context (in Dutch).

25-7-2011, The Washington Post, "Vacations don’t keep people satisfied for long once they return home". Interview with Jeroen Nawijn on holidays and happiness.
 
2010, Consumentenbond Reisgids nr.4, pp. 38-41, "Duurzaam reizen: zo doe je het". Interview Paul Peeters and Eke Eijgelaar (in Dutch).
  2010, ésta nr.15, pp. 35-39, "Groene vakantie gehad?". Interview with Eke Eijgelaar on sustainable holidays (in Dutch).
20-2-2010, Trouw, "India". Interview with Paul Peeters on the sustainability of long-haul holidays (in Dutch).
19-2-2010, Time online, "Is it really always better on holiday?". Article on a journal article by Jeroen Nawijn and others in Applied Research in Quality of Life.
 
18-2-2010, The New York Times, "How vacations affect your happiness". Interview with Jeroen Nawijn.