NI HAO HOLLAND
Cherry has long dreamt of swapping her home city Beijing for the Dutch village Giethoorn. She has heard and read a lot about this mythical place. The day arrives that she and her friend hop on the plane in search of adventure.
In the meantime, entrepreneurs from Giethoorn work hard behind the scenes to cater to this ‘Holland experience’. They want to make the most of the fast growing flow of Chinese tourists in their village. How is this authenticity created by some and experienced by others?
culture clash | tourism | intercultural communication
the catering of experiences | international business marketing destination management | tourism impact | host guest relations authenticity | hospitality | Chinese millennials
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Director: Willem Timmers
Executive producer: Ilja Kok
Camera: Sander Roeleveld, Joewi Verhoeven
Sound: Joris Schouten, Wendel Nooren, Yunhao Zhu
Editor: Patrick Schonewille, Erik Disselhoff NCE
Sound design: Paul Gies – Klink Audio Postproductie
Colour correction &
post production: Laurent Fluttert – Het Raam Digital Cinema
Poster design: Lennart Wolfert
Netherlands Film Fund: Pieter Fleury, Mirjam Bal
CoBO Jeanine Hage, Peter van Beek, Ina van der Spoel
AVROTROS Jessica Raspe, Marijke Huijbregts
This production was realized in the light of Teledoc Campus, a collaboration of CoBO, Netherlands Film Fund and NPO. A production of Copper Views in collaboration with AVROTROS.
Length: 25 minutes
Language: Mandarin & Dutch
Subtitles: English & Dutch
Format: 16:9 Widescreen