Michael heger becomes new tourism director

Michael heger becomes new tourism director

Michael heger is the future new director of bamberg tourism& congress service (TKS). The 48-year-old has worked as team leader for marketing at TKS since 2005 and now succeeds andreas christel, who is retiring at the end of the year after 17 years at the helm of TKS.

After studying political science in bamberg and marburg, michael heger initially worked for the german central office for tourism in frankfurt am main. He then worked for five years in marketing and public relations at the diakonie neuendettelsau. At the end of 2004, the munich native returned to his city of study. In his new role as tourism director, heger wants to do justice to bamberg’s burghers as well as its visitors.

City life at a glance

"In addition to the classic destination marketing, i would like to focus more on the sustainable development of tourism in our city. I am passionate about tourism and consider travel to be an elementary need of today’s people, one that also connects them to the people – and as an economic factor, tourism undoubtedly strengthens the regional job market. But in what we do, we must always keep in mind the impact of tourism on the life of the city", according to michael heger in the press release of the city

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