|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!)|
|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!|
|Academic degree||M.A. in ITM International Tourism Management focused on ‘Tourism industry and the digital era’. West Coast University of Applied Sciences, Germany.|
|Experience with China & Tourism||Assistant of Prof. Dr. Arlt, Director of COTRI, 2016-2018.
Certified Cultural and Eco-tourist guide since 2008.
Tourism department manager at Qeshm Island Geopark, 2012-2015.
VIP (scholars and businessmen) tourist guide in Istanbul for 4 months in 2015.
Member of GGN Global Geoparks Network since 2012.
|Fun fact||Survived two times of getting lost both in November 2010, once in Qara Daq mountain for 2 days and then on the snowy Mountain Sabalan at above 3900 meters altitude for 5 days.|
|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)|
|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|
|Experience with China / Tourism||Bachelor major in Tourism Management|
|Fun fact||Love travelling around the world, visited more than 30 countries.|
|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.|
|Work field||PR, Sales, and Marketing|
|Academic degree||Master in Economics of Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel|
|Experience with China & Tourism||Born and raised in Changsha, China. Travelled to various provinces and cities in China such as Beijing, Guangzhou, Zhejiang, and Yunnan. She stayed in Germany for four years. During this time, she has been to Spain, Denmark, Belgium and other famous countries in Europe.|
|Fun fact||Loves climbing but afraid of heights.|