The Team

The team of the NIT consists of experts from various scientific disciplines and with diverse tourism-related competencies. This provides the institute with the prerequisites for interdisciplinary and innovative work.  

Academic & Managing Director
Psychologist (PhD)

Team Assistant
Office Clerk

Project Manager
Geographer (M.A.)

Project Manager
Sociologist (M.A.) 

Associate Director
Head of Sustainable Tourism 
Biologist

Research Assistant
Geographer (M.A.)

Team Assistant
Office Clerk

Head of Research
M.A., Market Researcher (BVM)

Associate Director
Head of Market Research
Geographer (M.A.)

Research Assistant
Geographer (M.A.)

M.A. Tourism Strategy & Development

Head of Strategy and Development
Economist

The NIT has contributed data and findings from the 2018 Reiseanalyse on German outbound tourism to Asia and the interest of Germans’ in travelling to China to the publication UNWTO/GTERC Asia Tourism Trends - 2018 Edition.

UPCOMING Dates and events

March

ITB 2019, Berlin:

* 6 March 2019, 10:00-11:30 a.m., City Cube Berlin, Room M4: At the Online Summit 2019 of the Verband Internet Reisevertrieb (VIR) Ulf Sonntag is presenting selected results of the travel analysis on current developments in the online travel market.

* 6 March 2019, 14:30-15:30, City Cube Berlin, Room A6: Martin Lohmann is presenting first selected results of the Reiseanalyse 2019 (together with Guido Wiegand).

* 6 March 2019, 15:00-16:00, Room Weimar 2, Digitalisation and Sustainability in Tourism: Dirk Schmücker (NIT), Eric Horster (FH Westküste) and Edgar Kreilkamp (Leuphana University) are investigating the question "How will digital transformation change sustainable tourism development in the future?

* 7 March 2019, 11:30 a.m., Restaurant Brandenburg: Bente Grimm is presenting selected results from the Reiseanalyse at the press conference of the 50plus hotels (registration required).

More on past events in our archive