About Us

About us

Passionate, curious, tireless, professional: what more can we say about our multicultural team? We'll let them tell you themselves.


Beu Cárdenas

English Travel Specialist

Bitten by the travel bug at an early age, Beu decided to come to Beijing for one year in 2011, and somehow never left. Her passport says Mexico, and she's a globetrotter. Besides being a food enthusiast, she loves planning trips down to the smallest detail and likes to discover little-known facts about random places.

Cristina Li 李宇航

Spanish Travel Specialist

Originally from Harbin, once known as the “Paris of the East", this travel lover has been to over 15 countries and lived in Europe for three years. Eager to learn something new each day and tell others about her own culture, Cristina enjoys using Spanish to help travelers from around the world experience her home country, offering each and every one of them the best possible travel experiences in China.

Emily France

Customer Experience Manager

Originally from the United States, Emily moved to Beijing in 2017. From Senegal to New Zealand, she loves to visit and learn about new countries and cultures and has become an expert at packing a suitcase to weigh exactly 50 pounds in the process. Emily enjoys exploring Beijing, as well as the rest of China, and loves to share her discoveries with others.

Helena Yang 杨静

Spanish Travel Specialist

Helena graduated from the Spanish department of Capital Normal University. During her studies, she completed a one-year exchange program in Peru. After graduating, she worked in the export business as a trade representative for a number of years. Now, as a travel specialist, she is committed to creating a fabulous and unforgettable experience in China for her clients.

Jing Liang 景良

Travel Department Manager

Originally from Henan Province, Liang moved to Beijing after spending four years studying in France. Fluent in both English and French, Liang is always eager to listen to traveler's needs and create custom travel experience. With an eye for details and experience traveling all over the world, Liang brings something unique to every tour she plans.

Ju Fengdong 鞠凤东

Ayi

Originally from Harbin, Ayi is the most important member of The China Guide team! Every day at lunch, Ayi prepares a delicious assortment of dishes, making sure our stomachs are full and our minds have the energy to create a fantastic trip for you.

Lina Wang 王丽娜

English Travel Specialist

Lina hails from the northern Chinese province of Shanxi but has called Beijing home since August 2013. Her absolute favorite thing about traveling is discovering the unknown - whether that's an off the beaten path tourist site or a delicious local dish - and she brings that sense of discovery to every tour she plans for her clients. In her spare time, she loves watching movies, swimming, and the adrenalin rush of extreme sports.

Linda Yuan 袁冬雪

English Travel Specialist & Travel Operator

Linda, who is a Beijinger through and through, joined The China Guide after she graduated. She is passionate about helping foreigners get to know China’s history, culture, and natural beauty. Outside of work, she enjoys travel, exhibitions, and concerts.

Melissa Scordel

French Travel Specialist

Upon coming to China after studying Chinese at school, Melissa fell in love with the simplicity and traditions of the culture. Her many trips to the heart of China allowed her to discover a fascinating country with a great diversity of landscapes. Her favorite place in China is Beijing, because it has it all: a rich past steeped in tradition as well as a modern, cosmopolitan feel.

Rachel Qiu 仇祥祥

Director of Human Resources

Originally from Shandong Province, Rachel is in charge of The China Guide’s human resource department. She believes traveling is an essential part of life. Her most unforgettable trip was to Tibet, where she was awed by the sacred Jokhang Temple.

Rebecca Liang 梁晓梨

Travel Operator

After graduating, Rebecca worked at Beijing Capital Airport for three years, so she has an intimate knowledge of the airline industry in China and can offer the other agents advice on planning schedules and choosing flights. Rebecca loves to travel in China and after graduating, she visited at least one or two different cities in China every year. She once took a 1.5-hour flight, a four-hour train, and a five-hour car along winding mountain roads just to visit a canyon stream in a small village.

Sarah Liu 刘艳雪

Travel Department Manager

Passionate about traveling in and out of China, Sarah joined The China Guide in 2013 as a travel specialist and student program planner. She enjoys working with clients to create trips that combine China’s history, culture, traditions, and natural wonders, as well as helping professors design educational programs.

Sofia Delgado

German Travel Specialist

Sofia was born and grew up in Germany to Spanish parents. She has always had a passion for travel and loves to take inspiration from different countries and cultures. When she’s not traveling (or planning tours for other people) she writes a blog about nature, the environment, and sustainability, issues that are also very relevant to the 21st century travel industry.

Swannie Virapin

French Travel Specialist

Born in France, Swannie has always been fascinated by Asia. Her first experience living abroad brought her to China and she has been here ever since. With a deep interest in China’s people and culture, Swannie loves to share her passion with others. As a travel specialist working with French visitors, she is able to use her experience and knowledge in tailoring the best travel plan.

Una 臧梦宇

Accountant

Una joined The China Guide just after graduating university. She works with the accounting team as a cashier. A travel and sports enthusiast, Una's next trip will be to Sanya on tropical Hainan Island.

Vicky 阎素雅

Cashier

Vicky comes from Hebei Province and joined The China Guide in 2017 as a cashier. She likes to embroider and read magazines, and is currently planning to travel more with her family.


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