Bernhard Steiner

Bernhard Steiner

Destination Manager, European Journeys, at Cox & Kings Travel

Location
Greater Los Angeles Area
Industry
Leisure, Travel & Tourism

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Bernhard Steiner's Overview

Current
Past
  • Director of Operations and Group Division at AESU
  • Tour Director at AESU
  • Director, Sales & Marketing at AESU
Education
Connections

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Bernhard Steiner's Summary

Bernhard is a highly motivated global travel, aviation, and business management professional with expert proficiency in delivering outstanding customer service, driving sales revenue using conventional as well as electronic and social media platforms, exhibiting charismatic leadership, and providing time-sensitive and innovative logistical solutions to worldwide operational challenges. Being accustomed to the dynamic nature inherent to travel and private aviation, Bernhard is well-versed in continuously exploring new horizons, innovative strategies and leadership with a strong international and multicultural focus.

Bernhard has gained his professional acumen in the areas of business development, international operations and product development while managing teams and business units with full P&L responsibility.

Business and leadership coaching has been an important aspect of Bernhard's work in the past, along with the development and implementation of cost analysis and cost cutting models particular to the travel industry.

In the field of private aviation, Bernhard has acquired and honed valuable experience in global aircraft charter and management solutions custom-tailored to an elite clientele. In addition, he dedicates his time to develop, implement and monitor company safety and security policies as well as regulatory compliance.

Bernhard has been recognized for his achievements in public speaking and delivery of presentations and training sessions ranging in scope from travel agent Webinars to large audience events like the L.A. Times Travel Show.

* BUSINESS MANAGEMENT * INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL PROFESSIONAL * PRIVATE AVIATION, CHARTER & AIRCRAFT MANAGEMENT

Ich spreche ausserdem Deutsch/Parlo anche Italiano/Hablo Español/Je parle Français aussi/Μιλάω λίγα ελληνικά

Bernhard Steiner's Experience

Destination Manager, European Journeys

Cox & Kings Travel

Public Company; 51-200 employees; Leisure, Travel & Tourism industry

September 2013Present (1 year 1 month) Greater Los Angeles Area

Director of Business Development

Macair Inc dba Komar Aviation Group

Partnership; 11-50 employees; Aviation & Aerospace industry

January 2013September 2013 (9 months) Santa Ana, CA

Leading and overseeing the development and growth of profitable new business in the private aviation and aircraft management arenas with special attention to building and maintaining lasting mutually beneficial business relationships and ensuring an unprecedented level of customer service and satisfaction; maintaining and expanding existing client relations by offering additional value through Komar Aviation Group and its broad and international portfolio of services.

President & CEO

Custom Travel Network

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Leisure, Travel & Tourism industry

20062013 (7 years)

Tour Director with Business Development Duties

Insight Vacations

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Leisure, Travel & Tourism industry

2006December 2012 (6 years)

Leading premium group tours with clients from the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the U.K., Ireland, South Africa and several Asian countries throughout Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe - and creating memories of a lifetime for our guests!
During winter assisting the U.S. sales team in promoting our product and coaching travel agents on Insight Vacations.

Director of Operations and Group Division

AESU

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Leisure, Travel & Tourism industry

June 1998April 2006 (7 years 11 months)

Tour Director

AESU

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Leisure, Travel & Tourism industry

19952006 (11 years)

Leading groups on leisure and business-related tours in Europe and Asia. Clients included students, graduates and alums from the largest universities and colleges in the country. Also hosted tours for investors and the Board of Trustees of Johns Hopkins University.

Director, Sales & Marketing

AESU

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Leisure, Travel & Tourism industry

January 1997June 1998 (1 year 6 months)

Bernhard Steiner's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • CERT Team Member

      City of Laguna Niguel
      • Disaster and Humanitarian Relief
      September 2012 present (2 years 1 month)
    • Volunteer, "Team Laguna Niguel" -disaster relief, police services support

      Laguna Niguel Police Services
      • Disaster and Humanitarian Relief
      September 2012 present (2 years 1 month)

Bernhard Steiner's Languages

  • English

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • German

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • Italian

    (Full professional proficiency)
  • Spanish

    (Professional working proficiency)
  • French

    (Professional working proficiency)
  • Greek

    (Elementary proficiency)

Bernhard Steiner's Skills & Expertise

  1. German
  2. English
  3. Tourism
  4. French
  5. Spanish
  6. Italian
  7. Groups
  8. Event Planning
  9. Hospitality
  10. Airlines
  11. Business Development
  12. International Project Management
  13. International Relations
  14. Destination Management Services
  15. Tour Operators
  16. Travel Management
  17. Public Speaking
  18. B2B
  19. Travel Planning
  20. Marketing
  21. Aviation
  22. General Aviation
  23. Aircraft Charter
  24. Private Aviation
  25. Business Aviation
  26. Aircraft Management
  27. Aircraft
  28. Charter
  29. Leisure Travel
  30. Flights
  31. Business Travel
  32. Online Travel
  33. Vacation
  34. Management
  35. Adventure Travel
  36. Travel Technology
  37. Training
  38. Sabre
  39. Cruises
  40. Leisure
  41. Event Management

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Bernhard Steiner's Education

Universität Wien

MBA, International Business Administration

19911997

Master's Thesis on the Deregulation of the American Airline Industry and its consequences on the World Airline Market

Lunds universitet

Erasmus International Exchange Program, International Business Administration

19951996

ERASMUS Exchange

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