Sjannie Hulsman-Louwers, MBA
Co-Founder & Owner EastguidesWest
ITMI-certified in tourism, Sjannie holds an Executive MBA of Rotterdam School of Management, a Master in European Tourism Management and a Bachelor in Tourism and Economics. She speaks fluent Dutch, Spanish, German, English, and has conversational French.
Co-Founder & Owner EastguidesWest
Barnaby holds a Professional Award in Training the Trainer from the Institute of Leadership and Management. ITMI-certified in tourism. He’s also a Bill Gove Professional Speaking graduate and multi-award winning speaker.
Lisa Simon, CTP
The Simon Connection
Lisa Simon is president and owner of The Simon Connection, LLC, specialising in strategic planning, coaching and tourism market development. She is also the Executive Director of the International Inbound Travel Association (IITA), and has served as president of NTA (National Tour Association).
Gina Legalle, BA
ITMI Certified in tourism, Gina Legalle has been a tour leader for 18 years, travelling all over the world. She’s an expert in event coordination. She also served as a member of the board for non profit safari organisation, Dazzle Africa.
An Uzbek travel industry practitioner, theorist and enthusiast, Michael has two decades of experience in tourism. He is founder of Shamshidov.com and UzbekStan.fun, and previously Co-founder of OrexCA.com and OTPUSK.UZ. Miсhael shares knowledge through training, consulting, public speaking, articles in the media and the self-brand “MiSha Tourismologist”.
Chris Morrison, MA
Care Highway International
Chris Morrison has worked as tour director, trainer, and advisor on customised itineraries for over 20 years. After working in mainstream tourism for many years, Chris is now involved in educational NGOs in Africa, India and Eastern Europe.
A born and bred South African, Zach has made his career working in safari tourism throughout Africa. He uses his knowledge and experience of the group travel industry to operate tours for Tauck, and to create tailor-made tours for small groups.
Independent Hotel Professional
Inge Struckmeier has worked in leading hotel industry positions for over 30 years. Drawing on a lifetime of sales and marketing experience in leading European hotel groups, Inge is now involved in the Middle Eastern aid sector.
Manuel Roldán Amo
European Conference & Incentive Services
Manuel Roldán’s company operates as a fully licensed travel agency under the name of European Conference & Incentive Services, specializing in MICE business. Building on his experience in the luxury Spanish hotel sector Manuel now runs a leading MICE agency, adding a valuable B2B skillset.
Freelance Live Event Production & Onsite Management
Simon Turner’s career spans more than 25 years in the international live events and show industry. He is a creative Show Producer with a technical crossover function as Senior Technical Production Director.
Carole Favre, BA, MSc
Carole is founder of Small Matters, a boutique consultancy bureau dedicated to alleviating poverty through responsible tourism practice. In her work, Carole transforms and mentors small tourism entrepreneurs to help them reach global markets.
Film and television producer
Julian is a well respected film and television producer with extensive knowledge of tourism and travel programs worldwide.
Emilia productions GmbH
Judith is a polymath producer of film, with deep travel experience. She began working as a producer, production manager and 1st assistant director on feature films, tv movies, tv series, documentaries and commercials. In 2013 she founded Emilia productions GmbH, based in Zurich.
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