Tourism Scientist.
  Born in West-Berlin 1957, married to Swiss authoress, no kids
  Since 2007 living in Meldorf/Dithmarschen
  Studies in Berlin, Taiwan, Hong Kong
  M.A. Sinology, PhD Political Sciences FU Berlin

  Former owner of specialized travel companies (Outbound / Inbound East Asia-Europe),
  Consultant for European companies (Transport, Logistics) in China
  Organizer of fairs and exhibitions in East Asia and in Europe
  Publisher, bookseller, journalist

  Since 1997 lecturer (Intercultural Management, Tourism) in Europe and East Asia
  Since 2002 professor for Leisure and Tourism Management

  Research Fellow of Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science
  Fellow of Royal Geographical Society (London)
  Director of China Outbound Tourism Research Institute (COTRI
  Vice-Director of IMT Institute for Management and Tourism 
  Adjunct professor at Yanbian University of Science and Technology (Yanji/China)
  Visiting professor at Ningbo University (Ningbo/China)
  Visiting professor at University of Sunderland (Sunderland/UK)

  Since February 2007 professor for Tourism Economics at German West Coast University of Applied Sciences (FH Westkueste)
  Since August 2008 member of Senate of FHW

Professional Memberships:
Member of Board, ELRA (European Leisure Research Association)
AIEST (International Association of Scientific Experts in Tourism)
Representative of German West Coast University of Applied Sciences, ATLAS (Association for Tourism and Leisure Education)
DFJV (Deutscher Fachjournalistenverband – German Association of Scientific Journalists)
Member, DGA (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Asienkunde – German Society for Asian Sciences)
Member, DGT (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Tourismuswissenschaft – German Society for Tourism Science)
Member, DMB (Deutscher Museumsbund - German Museums Association)
Member, J
SPS Club Bonn (Association of Former Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Research Fellows in Germany)
Member hlb (Deutscher Hochschullehrerbund – German Association of Professors)


Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Georg Arlt