MEET OUR AMBASSADORS!

They are top Travel Industry Sales & Networking Professionals who advocate World Travel Nation and contribute to the development of the platform and to the benefits for our members. They are great entrepreneurs, globetrotters or creative storytellers who have demonstrated significant leadership and success in their professions; they share our vision and help us grow. They help to represent our public agenda, participate in the promotion of World Travel Nation and encourage further support from their networks.

Sebastian Worel
a true tourism expert

Senior VP Business Development
Embassy of Travel
Berlin, Germany

Sebastian Worel is a highly experienced professional in the tourism industry with a vast, worldwide network – including, but not limited to, tour operators, whole-sellers, inbound operators & DMC’s, hotel chains, travel tech companies and National Tourism Offices. He gained his expertise and contacts during 25 years in leading positions in management, business development & consultancy. Sebastian has been instrumental in developing the WTN strategy and he “opens doors for WTN”. He appreciates historic cars, great whiskeys & wines, and once in a while a good cigar!

Prof. Dr. Alexander Dingeldey

a strategic business consultant for the travel industry

Owner
Dres. Dingeldey Business Consultants Ges.m.b.H.
Zell am Ziller, Austria

Prof. Dr. Alexander Dingeldey studied business and applied computer science in Munich and Regensburg. As a strategy business consultant, he has done projects with clients across the tourism value chain and key players in the German tourism industry. Since 2014 he is program coordinator for Tourism with the specialization distribution and transport at the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW) in Ravensburg. He is married and has two daughters and is commuting between Austria and Germany. Alex is our Data Security Commissioner.

Jean-Marc Flambert
Travel industry leader with extensive marketing experience

Director
Your Tourism Partner Ltd.
London, United Kingdom

“In tourism, it is as much about who you know as what you know. I there for place a lot of emphasis on networking. I use LinkedIn a lot but it is a crowded space, so World Travel Nation allows me to focus on my industry. I love it!!”

A Haitian Sri Lankan living in London who has worked with multiple tourism brands including hotels, DMC’s, MICE and destinations. Enjoys strategic planning, marketing strategy, networking, problem solving and crisis management. Has a curiosity for technology and enjoys trying to stay up to date on technology. A team worker with strong interpersonal and presentation skills.

Marina Rando
Successful industry professional with extensive global network

CEO
Embassy of Travel
Berlin, Germany

Marina has been working successfully in tourism for more than 10 years. In 2015 she founded Embassy of Travel which is a luxury DMC for Germany. Embassy of Travel allows her to focus all her strengths and do what she does best and loves to do on a daily basis. She loves to travel and knows exactly what it takes to compose an individual trip to Germany or to any unknown country. Her extensive network throughout the tourism industry guarantees unforgettable and unique experiences for all of her clients. The high demands imposed on herself in her daily life are setting the standards for company’s quality and high level of customer service.

“I love the idea of World Travel Nation as it brings all my friends and colleagues together in one place.”

Tobias Kloepf
Young, top networked, full of vigor

Director
Travel Industry Club
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

The studied Travel Agent and Business Assistant has a BA in Tourism Management and an MA in International Business Administration. He gained experiences in travel sales and convention business. He works freelance for a couple of big German travel trade fairs, the Dream and Adventure Multivision show, different universities and the Bikealpin GmbH. He plans and moderates industry events, makes speeches, and shares his experiences as a guide and lecturer. As founder and leader of the Young Travel Industry Club he stands up for the young tourism professionals. In the board of the Travel Industry Club, Germany’s leading tourism network, he is responsible for Marketing and Partnerships. At weekends he starts in mountain bike races and triathlons. The Swabian loves and lives networking and is all the time looking up for synergies. Let´s connect!

Alina Drutman
MICE global Professional

Managing Partner
DMW Travel
Dubai, UAE

Born into a pioneering Russian family active in the travel industry since 1991, Alina’s strength lies in her passion for hospitality, her solid relationships and her extensive travel contacts around the world. She works closely with hotels across Europe, including Russia and CIS, as well as the Middle East; particularly dealing with MICE projects and requests across all segments. Alina’s recently founded DMW Global with presences in Dubai and in Beirut. It is backed by more than 15 years of experience.

Michael Vastardis
Profound experienced Hotelier

Founder & CEO
Hospitality-xperts LLP
Athens, Greece

Michael has a very impressive career as an entrepreneur and hotel director. He is a highly effective and resourceful executive who during a long carrier has worked in several countries and cultures. Michael has been a director in very prestigious hotels in Greece, Nairobi and Bahrain. He also spent two years in Crimea where he developed the Crimean Tourism Development Center. He has set up several new ventures – which he is also doing now. Michael is a Graduate of Cornell University and now a Visiting Professor at the University of Piraeus, Greece.

Subhash Motwani
Luxury & Experiential travel curator, customised holiday planner, tourism advisor, blogger, activist

Subhash is our top sportsman (marathon) – he has also been in the travel industry as a top professional since 1988. He started as an IATA instructor; his main focus in the tourism is Indian outbound tourism. His areas of interest include planning of customized holidays and incentive tours, editing a monthly travel publication, marketing of travel related services and IATA related teaching.