fresh leadership for German National Tourist Board in London

Fresh Leadership For German National Tourist Board In London

The German National Tourist Board has appointed Beatrix Haun as the fresh director of the German National Tourist Office for the UK & Ireland.

Fresh Leadership For German National Tourist Board In London

Haun was previously director of the GNTB in France, based from the Paris office, as well as succeeds Klaus Lohmann in London.

Fresh Leadership For German National Tourist Board In London

She began her career with the GNTB in Frankfurt as an apprentice travel trade consultant by 1978 to 1981. 

Fresh Leadership For German National Tourist Board In London

She held various roles at the GNTB’s head office until 1985, when she took over the role of deputy director in Paris, assuming full management responsibilities in 2003. 

Fresh Leadership For German National Tourist Board In London

by 2008-2011, Haun was head of the GNTBs office in Vienna, before returning to the French capital in 2011 where she has since held the position of director.

Fresh Leadership For German National Tourist Board In London

Haun said: “I am delighted to be taking up the post of director for the GNTO UK as well as Ireland; these are ranked among the most important source markets for incoming tourism to Germany worldwide.

Fresh Leadership For German National Tourist Board In London

“I look forward to developing further our highly successful work from the UK & Ireland for destination Deutschland.”

using a record 5.6 million overnight stays registered in 2016, the UK ranks third in Europe as an important incoming source market for Germany.

The Republic of Ireland shows a similar successful trend, which registered 476,115 overnight stays in 2016, an increase of 9.3 per cent on the previous year.

fresh leadership for German National Tourist Board in London

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