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					Kathrin J. Enk, BA

Tourism Consultant
phone: +43 650 5247254
skype: nomad300479
e-mail: ka_enk@yahoo.com


Studies and Qualifications

International Centre for Responsible Tourism , Leeds, UK                                   Ongoing
Part Time Distance Study MSc Program: Responsible Tourism Management
Research projects: Evaluation of sustainability of rural destinations in Argentina and Brazil
Development of an Environmental Management System for a Guest House in Nepal

International Management Centre, University of Applied studies, Krems, Austria        2005 - 2008
Bachelor of Arts: Tourism Management and Leisure Industry
Exchange Semester at the Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona
Specialisation: Nature Tourism and Cultural Tourism

University of Vienna, Austria
German Language Teaching Certification (Zertifikat DaF)                                      2001
Social and Cultural Anthropology, Development studies                                 1999 - 2001

HLUW (Höhere Lehranstalt für Umwelt und Wirtschaft) Ysper, Austria
High school with focus on sustainable business development, A-level (Matura)          1995 - 1999

Professional Experience

Individual Trip around the World                                      08/2010 – 08/2011
Researching impacts of tourism while traveling through
Tibet – Nepal – India - Thailand - Cambodia – Hong Kong – New Zealand – Chile - Argentina –
Brazil – California – New York – Alberta (Canada)

Oman Tourism College, Muscat, Oman (Austrian Educational Projects)         09/2008 – 07/2010
English-speaking lecturer for Tourism Subjects and German Language
Taught more than 200 students on 2-year International Tourism Management (ITM) Diploma,
Tour Guide and Foundation courses; Developed syllabi, lesson plans, teaching manuals and exams
for Tourism Management, Tourism and Environment, Intercultural Communication, Destination
Management and German lessons

ÖHV (Österreichische Hoteliervereinigung), Vienna                               01/2008 - 05/2008
Conducted a feasibility study for the introduction of a trainee program in
Austrian hotels, including online survey with 150 hotels, suggestions on curricula development, legal
background and funding

Martin Schwarz GmbH, Vienna                                                   03/2008 – 07/2008
Project conceptualisation and market analysis for an educational and
entertainment destination in Tirol on the topics of nature and energy production

Liberty International Spain, Barcelona                                      01/2007 – 06/2007
Planning and organising of incoming services, events and group travel in Spain,
project proposals and leading of events in English, French and Spanish
People to People Student Ambassador Program (PDM Touristik)              2006, 2007 and 2008
Delegation Manager for American student travel program in Europe
Guided educational tours for American student groups and their teachers on European Itineraries

Sardinia Yacht Services, Sardinia, Italy                                       05/2005 – 09/2005
Organisation of ground services like F&B, transfers, express mail services etc.
with Sardinian service providers for incoming Mega Yachts

Silversea Cruises, Costa Crociere                                              04/2002 – 04/2004
Receptionist onboard luxury cruise ships with worldwide itineraries
(Mediterranean, Middle East, Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand)
Multilingual handling of Guest inquiries and trouble shooting on 5-star service level
Translation and administration, assistance in immigration procedures, guest account handling

Other International Activities

     Participation in ICRT conference on Responsible Tourism Management, Canada       06/2011

     Foreign Language Teaching Assistant in France (Toulouse)            10/2001 – 04/2002
      German Language and Culture lessons for French high school students

     Developed a local network in Lower Austria to receive incoming        06/1999 – 06/2001
      volunteers of the European Voluntary Service (EVS) in
      cooperation with local NGO’s, the local cultural office and Verein Grenzenlos, Vienna

     Participation in work camp for peace in Israel/Palestine (2 weeks)      06/2000 - 07/2000

     European Voluntary Service (EVS)                                    10/1998 –04/1999
      Worked in Environmental Organisation in central Italy (Fossombrone)

Personal Portrait and other qualifications

Nationality:        Austrian
Date of birth:      April 30th 1979

Languages

German:     Native
English:    Fluent (C1/C2*)
French:     Fluent (B2/C1*)
Spanish:    Fluent (B2/C1*)
Italian:    Fluent (B2/C1*)
Portuguese: Good Knowledge (B1/B2*)
Russian:    Basic Knowledge (A1/A2*)
Arabic:     Basic Knowledge (A1*)

*according to European Framework of Languages

Driving Licence since 1998

Confident in handling IT equipment, MS Office programs, image editing, basics of web design,
Basic knowledge of SPSS and Fidelio for Cruise lines

Interests: Travel, Languages, Music, Outdoor Activities, Tai-chi, Yoga, Meditation,
Travel Photography: photoblog: https://sites.google.com/site/nomadstravels

				
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