Susanne Egermeier is a graduate in business administration with a focus on tourism management. Since 2015 she has been in charge of research at the Institute for Tourism and Development. She conducts research on tourism development with a focus on developing and newly industrialised countries. When she is not brooding over her evaluations and analyses, she enjoys jogging, swimming, and hiking. As a curious person fond of travelling, she found a job at the Institute for Tourism and Development in which she can contribute to understanding other cultures and can learn more about the different facets of tourism.