Spring Issue 2018: ITB CHINA Special
|Work field||Senior expert on Chinese outbound tourism|
|Academic degree||PhD Political Sciences, Master Sinology (FU Berlin/Germany)|
|Experience with China & Tourism||Working in the field since 1970s. First visit to Mainland China in 1978. Tour Operator bringing Europeans to China (1980s) and Chinese to Europe (1990s). Since 2002 Professor for International Tourism Management at Westcoast UoAS in Heide/Germany, visiting or adjunct Professor at universities in UK, China and New Zealand. Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (FRGS) and Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society (FRAS).
Since 2004 director of COTRI.
Acknowledged as one of the leading experts on China’s outbound tourism.
|Fun fact||In 2016 Prof. Arlt conducted CTW trainings, keynotes, presentations etc. on all continents (except Antarctica!)|
|Academic degree||Pursuing a B.A. in International Sciences|
|Experience with China & Tourism||Work experience in Guilin hotel/hostel for one month.|
|Fun fact||Chocolate addict|
|Work field||Business Development, Marketing, Project Support|
|Academic degree||M.A. in China Studies (National Chengchi University, Taipei),
B.A. in Sinology (Vilnius University)
|Experience with China & Tourism||Spent almost 12 years studying, travelling, and working in China.|
|Fun fact||Home will always be in Shanghai!|
|Work field||Quantitative & Qualitative Data Collection, Analysis, and Management, Assistance with Research Projects.|
|Academic degree||Ph.D. candidate in Marketing (European University Viadrina), M.A. in Public Administration (Binghamton University), B.A. in Economics (China Agricultural University)|
|Experience with China & Tourism||Born and raised in China|
|Fun fact||Finally became a cat owner this year!|
|Work field||Human Resources, Administration|
|Academic degree||B.B.A. in Tourism Management|
|Experience with China & Tourism||Grew up in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Beijing. Studied Tourism Management in The Netherlands|
|Fun fact||Born in Taiwan|
|Academic degree||Doctor of Philosophy|
|Experience with China / Tourism||More than 10 years of working experience in the Chinese outbound travel industry.
Minjuan has an outstanding track record working with leading tourism organisations, both in public and private sectors and across a wide range of tourism-related industries; for instance, hotels, tourist attractions, tour operators, marketing representation and advisory on a global level.
|Fun fact||Called by her family members a ‘BR’ – Balcony Resident because she is absolutely obsessed with her plants and flowers on the balcony.|
|Work field||Professor at West Coast UoAS Heide/Germany|
|Experience with China & Tourism||Head of Institute for Management and Tourism at West Coast UoAS Heide/Germany|
|Fun fact||Expert in Wine Tourism|
|Work field||Sales and Customer relations|
|Academic degree||Pursuing a BBA in international management (Kedge Business School)|
|Experience with China & Tourism||2 years of Chinese’s languages class.|
|Fun fact||Sport and fashion addict.|
|Work field||Website maintenance, Image and video creation, IT support|
|Academic degree||MSc and M.A. in European Studies (University of Southern Denmark, Europa-Universität Flensburg), B.A. in Political Science (Vytautas Magnus University)|
|Fun fact||Total Rock’n’roll nut|
|Work field||Master Thesis Research, Marketing, Research Support|
|Academic degree||B.Com. in Travel and Tourism (Christ University Bangalore),
Pursuing M.A. International Management – Marketing (IUBH – Bonn)
|Experience with China & Tourism||Worked in the inbound tourism sector in Oman and Corporate Holidays division in UAE for about 1.5 years each.
Currently writing his Master thesis on Chinese outbound tourists to visit Oman as a Destination
|Fun fact||A geek that plays Football.|
|Work field||Database & Project Management|
|Academic degree||Pursuing a Bachelor degree Programm in Tourism (Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, Finland)|
|Experience with China & Tourism||ITB Berlin representing Haaga-Helia UAS.
Working at travel fairs in Finland (Visit Finland stand & Haaga-Helia stand).
|Position||Head of Sales|
|Work field||Sales, Key accounts|
|Academic degree||M.Sc. in International Business Management (Berlin School of Economics and Law), B.A. in Economics Hons. (Loyola College, University of Madras)|
|Position||Chief Communications Officer|
|Work field||Communications, Public and Media Relations, Chinese Tourist Welcome Training Programmes, Project Support, Content Editing|
|Nationality||Australian, Irish, British|
|Academic degree||M.A. in International Relations (University of Melbourne), B.A. with Hons. in German (Trinity College Dublin)|
|Experience with China & Tourism||Postgraduate research focus on Chinese overseas investment and international business|
|Fun fact||Football hipster|
|Experience with China / Tourism||Bachelor major in Tourism Management|
|Fun fact||Love travelling around the world, visited more than 30 countries.|
|Work field||PR, Chinese Tourist Welcome Awards|
|Nationality||German / Brazilian|
|Academic degree||Pursuing a B.A. in Sinology|
|Experience with China & Tourism||Six semesters of studies in Changsha, Cityhall Tourguide.|
|Fun fact||Passionate Foodie|
|Work field||Communications, Public and Media Relations, Event and Project Management, Social Media and Content Support|
|Academic degree||Bachelor of Arts and Sarjana Komunikasi.|
|Fun fact||Introduced into sports since kindergarten and loving it since then!|
|Work field||Qualitative and Quantitative Research, Project Support|
|Academic degree||Ph. D Candidate (University Passau)|
|Experience with China & Tourism||B.A. in law in China, have travelled to many European countries and experienced so-called “voluntourism” in Ecuador|
|Fun fact||Can make very good friends with both dogs and cats.|
|Work field||Marketing, Business Development, Qualitative Research, International Relations|
|Academic degree||Pursuing a Bachelor degree in European Studies|
|Experience with China & Tourism||Working as an English teacher for Chinese students in the Netherlands, and travelling constantly since leaving Australia in 2014.|
|Fun fact||Played tennis since age 4.|
|Work field||Sales and Customer Relations|
|Academic degree||Bachelor‘s degree in International Management (Saint Petersburg State University of Economics, St Peterburg, Russia).
Pursuing a M.Sc. in International Business Administration (Technical University of Braunschweig).
|Experience with China & Tourism||5 years of work experience in hotels & tourism industry.|
|Fun fact||She enjoys the occasional splurge of chocolate chip cookies.|
|Work field||Research, Communication|
|Experience with China & Tourism||Four years working with airline under marketing department|
|Fun fact||On the first and only 10km marathon challenge she ended up in an ambulance. Definitely not a good runner.|