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The Centre for Sustainable Transport and Tourism has a wide expertise in the field of sustainable transport and tourism. Businesses as well as government services from local authorities up to the European Union have made use of this knowledge. Please contact Paul Peeters (peeters.p@nhtv.nl) for more information.

Below you will find summaries of our most recent projects. Press the title or read more button to find out more about them. Older projects can be found by year, or through the search option, both in the menu on the right.


CARMATOP
Period:2014
Client:Foundation Innovation Alliance (SIA - Stichting Innovatie Alliantie) with funding from the ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW)
Product:(ongoing project 3.2013-2.2015)
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TObeWELL - Tourism, Wellbeing and Ecosystem Services
Period:2014
Client:COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology)
Product:(ongoing project 2012-2016)
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Consultant on Aircraft CO2 standard
Period:2014
Client:Transport and Environment (T&E) / International Coalition for Sustainable Aviation (ICSA)
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Zeeuws-Vlaamse kustverbinding (Coastal connection Zealand-Flanders)
Period:2014
Client:Provincie Zeeland
Product:Ongoing project 12.2013-10.2014. Haalbaarheidsonderzoek Zeeuws-Vlaamse kustverbinding: een recreatief traject van Vlaanderen tot in Zeeland (Feasibility study coastal connection Zealand-Flanders)
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IMPACT
Period:2013
Client:European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)
Product:(ongoing project - ends 2.2014)
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The European Cycle Route Network EuroVelo: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Tourism - Update of the study on the European cycle route network
Period:2012
Client:European Parliament, Directorate General for Internal Policies, Policy Department B: Structural and Cohesion Policies, Transport and Tourism
Product: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.
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Inventory of greenhouse gas emissions of tour operator product portfolio in 2011 (Sawadee)
Period:2012
Client:Sawadee Reizen
Product:Final report: Jeuring, J., Eijgelaar, E., & Peeters, P. (2012). Sawadee carbon footprint and carbon reduction strategy report FY2011 (unpublished). Breda, Netherlands: NHTV Centre for Sustainable Tourism & Transport.
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Richtlijn milieu-effecten sportevenementen (environmental effects of sport events)
Period:2012
Client:Pim Mullier Centre
Product:Paul Hover (Mulier Instituut), Paul Peeters (NHTV) & Desirée Verbeek (NHTV), Richtlijnen Handbook Milieu, Werkgroep Evaluatie Sportevenementen [Guidelines handbook Environment, Working Group Sport]
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SLOW TOUR
Period:2011
Client:European Commission (DG-Enterprise), subcontracted through Comunitá Montana Associazione dei Comuni Trasimeno-Medio Tevere
Product:Final report: Manual of excellence in lake tourism in Europe
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Inventory of greenhouse gas emissions of tour operator product portfolio in 2010 (Sawadee)
Period:2011
Client:Sawadee Reizen/Innovation Voucher SENTER
Product:Eijgelaar, E., & Peeters, P. (2011). Sawadee carbon footprint and carbon reduction strategy report 2010: Report on the knowledge transfer project developed under an innovation voucher (unpublished). Breda, Netherlands: NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences, Centre for Sustainable Tourism & Transport. Also: excel database/ model for future monitoring.
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Umwelt- und klimafreundliche Technologien in den Wassersportrevieren der Niederlande
Period:2011
Client:HNE Eberswalde, subcontractor of Land Brandenburg
Product:Eijgelaar, E., & Peeters, P. (2011). Umwelt- und klimafreundliche Technologien in den Wassersportrevieren der Niederlande: Bericht im Rahmen des Projektes „KlimTechTour - Verbreitung umwelt- und klimafreundlicher Technologien bei touristischen Leistungsträgern in Brandenburg im Bereich Wassertouristik“ [Environmentally and climate friendly technologies in Dutch water sport areas]. Breda, Netherlands: NHTV Centre for Sustainable Tourism & Transport.
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German holiday footprint
Period:2010
Client:atmosfair
Product:Gössling, S., Lohmann, M., Peeters, P., & Eijgelaar, E. (2011). Das Reiseverhalten der Deutschen 2020: Wege zur Emissionsreduktion im Tourismus im Einklang mit der deutschen Klimapolitik. Berlin, Germany: atmosfair. (still unpublished)
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Recreatieonderzoek De Maashorst
Period:2010
Client:Stuurgroep De Maashorst
Product:Korteweg Maris, D. M., Landré, M., Dirven, R. J. G., & van den Nieuwenhuizen, Y. (2011). Recreatieonderzoek De Maashorst. Breda: NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences.
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Sustainable Destination Norway 2025
Period:2010
Client:The Research Council of Norway, subcontracted through Vestlandsforsking (West-Norway Research Institute)
Product:The SUSNORD model (system dynamics model of all Norwegian inbound, outbound and domestic tourism), a stakeholder ‘serious gaming’ workshop based on SUSNORD and scenarios for sustainable (low-carbon emission) Norwegian tourism by 2025
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Gestion de l'énergie: transport aérien et tourisme en Méditerranée
Period:2010
Client:Blue Plan regional activity centre (UNEP/MAP), subcontracted through TEC Conseille, Marseille
Product:Carbon footprint model and emission scenarios of Mediterranean to assess the impacts of climate mitigation policies on (air transport based) tourism. Report: Peeters, P. (2010) Gestion de l’énergie Transport aérien et tourisme en Méditerranée. Modélisation: méthodologie et sources de données. Marseille: TEC.
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The European Cycle Route Network EuroVelo: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Tourism
Period:2009
Client:European Parliament, Directorate General for Internal Policies, Policy Department B: Structural and Cohesion Policies, Transport and Tourism
Product: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. IP/B/TRAN/IC/2008_097, PE 419.088. Brussels, Belgium: Directorate General for Internal Policies, Policy Department B: Structural and Cohesion Policies, Transport and Tourism.
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Reizen op grote voet 2008
Period:2009
Client:Pieken in de Delta
Product: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. NHTV/Kenniscentrum (Kust)toerisme, Breda.
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Project zin in Vakantie (sense for holiday)
Period:2008
Client:MilieuCentraal/SMOM
Product:Website with information to the public about sustainable travel
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Onderzoek recreatieverbindingen Mark-Dintel-Vliet
Period:2008
Client:Kenniscentrum Duurzame Stads- en Streekontwikkeling, Bureau Oranjewoud
Product:Landré, M. (2009) Onderzoek Recreatieverbindingen Stroomgebied Mark-Dintel-Vliet. Breda: Centre for Sustainable Tourism and Transport.
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Climate change and tourism (UNWTO)
Period:2008
Client:UNWTO. Subcontract through Oxford University
Product:Chapters 11 and part of 12 of the report Climate change and tourism: Responding to global challenges (UNWTO-UNEP-WMO 2008)
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Analyzing yachting patterns in the Biesbosch National Park using GIS techmology
Period:2008
Client:National forestry Commission (SBB) and National Park De Biesbosch. Subcontractor through NRIT
Product:From aerial photographs the navigation patterns and pressure will be analysed and reported
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Who is travelling and at which price?
Period:2007
Client:Milieudefensie (Friends of the Earth Netherlands)
Product:Piket, P., de Bruijn, K. & Peeters, P. (2007) ‘Wie gaat op reis en tegen (w)elke prijs? Onderzoek naar belastingdruk en participatie van vakantiegangers naar Londen, Berlijn, Zürich en Barcelona’ – (Who is travelling and at which price? Research into the tax burden and tourist participation of journeys by different modes of transportation to London, Berlin, Zurich and Barcelona). NHTV Centre for Sustainable Tourism and Transport, Breda, Netherlands.
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