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Daniel is consultant, coach, writer and speaker. His topics are international business-relations, as well as cross-border and cross-cultural marketing- and communication-issues. He focuses on the emerging markets in Africa, Arabia and Asia, and he is particularly involved in China and Japan. Daniel writes regularly for Switzerland’s leading economic newspaper «Handelszeitung» and several tourism- and hospitality-industry publications. Based on his international network, Daniel associated with Luxury Capital Partners, a boutique investment- and development-consultancy, serving institutional clients, international developers and hospitality companies. Daniel furthermore serves as Senior Advisor to, a Switzerland-based start-up in the online booking industry.

During his career, he has been involved in the global tourism-industries for more than four decades. Originally from Switzerland, Daniel worked in total 13 years in England, Canada, Germany, France, Japan, and Shanghai, China. Until the mid-80ies, he was engaged with Kuoni Travel, Switzerland Tourism and six years with a group-tour operator in Tokyo. In 1987, he co-founded MCI in Geneva, today the leading international congress- & association-management group. And from 1998 to 2006, he created and led the event management agency Spectrum (Zurich, Geneva, New York).

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