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Wenjie Cai

Wenjie Cai

Senior Lecturer in Tourism and Hospitality, University of Greenwich
Dr Wenjie Cai joined the University of Greenwich as Lecturer in Tourism and Hospitality in September 2017 after completing his PhD in Tourism from the University of Surrey. His PhD focused on reconstructing the 'three-layer system of culture' through the lens of the new mobilities paradigm and liquid modernity by exploring Chinese outbound backpackers' experiences in Europe.

Before joining Greenwich, Wenjie had various working experiences both in industry and academia. He worked for the University of East London and the world leading tour operator TUI. Before he came to the UK, he was the president of the student union at the Fujian Normal University, China, and in charge of various projects in relation to human resource management, strategic planning, and event management.

Wenjie's area of expertise and research interests are intercultural communication, mobilities studies, ICT in tourism, backpacker tourism, and Chinese outbound tourism. He has a strong interest in interdisciplinary collaborations – and is currently collaborating on research projects with academics from the UK, New Zealand, Finland and China in the disciplines of sociology and information systems.

Leave your phone at home this holiday and you'll feel better (after you feel worse)

Aug 15, 2019 17:48 pm UTC| Insights & Views

What did we do before smartphones? Our devices have become an essential tool for modern life, even when were on holiday. In fact, technology is revolutionising tourism. We navigate with Google Maps, we use TripAdvisor to...

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