Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Georg Arlt
International Tourism Management


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BWL Bachelor 6. Sem.
9358: Spezielles Leisure & Event Management

Mo 04.04., 18.04, 11:45-13:15 h, S19
20 May, 8:15-19:00 h, H04

13 June 14:00-15:30 h




Präsentation (30%), Term paper (70%)

Arbeitsleistung 30 Std. Präsenz, 180 Std. Eigenarbeit

7 credits


Term paper pro TeilnehmerIn 8-10 Seiten

Abgabetermin Term paper: 4.7.2016






2 Introduction sessions: Crisis Management in Leisure, Culture, Events

2 Full days Crisis Management Project

Two groups, all events happening in Hamburg

Culture: Christopher Street Day parade Hamburg, 6.8.2016 - every year

Event: Udo Lindenberg concert Hamburg, 11.6.2016 - one time event



Development of Crisis Management Plan

Examples for crises: Love Parade Duisburg, Station Disco fire, Kaprun

Development of Crisis Management Plan in two groups, presentation, discussion

Crises happening real time (script, news are given by Arlt, press conferences by each group for other participants)


Crisis recovery

Events can be:
Weather, attack, food poisoning, financial scandal, terrorism, internet or electricity breakdown, public transport strike etc.












Introduction lecturer

  Tourism Scientist.
  Born in West-Berlin 1957, married to Swiss novelist, no kids
  Since 2007 living in Meldorf (cultural capital of Dithmarschen, located south of Heide)
  and Hamburg
  Studies in Berlin, Taiwan, Hong Kong
  M.A. Sinology, PhD Political Sciences FU Berlin

  Former owner of specialized tour operator companies
  (Outbound/Inbound East Asia-Europe)
  Consultant for European companies (mainly Transport, Logistics) in China
  Organizer of fairs and exhibitions in East Asia and in Europe
  Publisher, bookseller, journalist

  Since 1997 lecturer (Intercultural Management, Tourism) in Europe and East Asia
  Since 2002 professor for Leisure and Tourism Management (FH Stralsund)
  Since 2007 professor for International Tourism Management (FHW Westküste)

  Fellow of Royal Geographical Society (London) FRGS
Research Fellow of Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (Tokyo)
  Research Fellow of the Asia-Pacific Centre for the Study and Training of Leisure of
  Zhejiang University (Hangzhou/China)
  Director of China Outbound Tourism Research Institute (COTRI) 
  Adjunct professor at Yanbian University of Science and Technology (Yanji/China)
  Visiting professor at Ningbo University (Ningbo/China)
  Visiting professor at University of Sunderland (Sunderland/UK)
  Visiting professor at Leeds Beckett University (Leeds/UK)
  Adjunct professor at Tai Poutini University (Greymouth/NZ)

  Blog at


  2008-2013 member of Konvent FHW FB Wirtschaft
  2008-2015 member of Senate of FHW
  2011-2013 Vice Dean FB Wirtschaft












- Eigene Arbeitserfahrungen im Tourismus

- Angestrebte Branche / Tätigkeit / MA / PhD nach Bachelorabschluss

- Traumjob










  Contact: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Georg Arlt FRGS
Bachelor and Master Program International Tourism Management, Office Schanzenstrasse 8, Tel. 0481 8555-513