Florian Van der Bellen is the new head of the PKF tourismexperts division
PKF hospitality group is pleased to announce the appointment of Florian Van der Bellen as the Head of Destination Development for the PKF tourismexperts division effective February 1st. Florian Van Der Bellen succeeds Christopher Hinteregger, who has joined the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as a tourism consultant, where PKF hospitality group is also active.
Van der Bellen studied at the Tourism College in Innsbruck and at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration (WU Wien) and most recently guided his own company in the field of tourism consulting in Austria, Romania and Georgia, among other countries, since 2014. Additionally, Mr Van der Bellen was active as a director at the Tourism Association Tyrolean Oberland and as a key account manager at TiMedia Tourism Marketing Innsbruck. Prior to his tourism career, Mr. Van der Bellen served as hotel manager at various 4- and 5-star hotels in Austria, Germany and Australia.
Michael Widmann, Global CEO of PKF hospitality group: "We are very pleased to have Florian Van der Bellen, a proven expert in the field of tourism, on board. Destination development on a national, regional and local level as well as for a variety of tourism destination types is becoming increasingly important. With PKF tourismexperts, we offer a wide range of services for tourism destinations: from comprehensive tourism master plans and tourism development strategies to digitalization and marketing strategies."