Market session - Switzerland
Claudio Cesarano & Andrew Edwards
Join this session for an overview of the Swiss market, attitudes to travel, and the chance to ask your questions to a panel of agents and educators.
Claudio Cesarano, Media Touristik Group
Claudio Cesarano is CEO of the Swiss Media Touristik Group. The brand Linguista generates one third of the company's turnover. With over 20 years of industry experience and also being involved on the language schools side he has a profound knowledge of both sides of the market. Growing up with three mother tongues (German, Italian and Dutch) he was born a language specialist. The company is one of the leading language abroad companies in the language travel market in Switzerland. Media Touristik AG operates from six locations and merged all their brands to one brand Linguista in 2018.
Andrew Edwards, ELC Bristol
Andrew Edwards is Principal of ELC Bristol, joint number 1 English language school in the UK, according to the EL Gazette based on British Council inspectors’ publishable statements. Andrew has worked in the business since 1991, as a teacher in the UK and abroad, in marketing, accommodation management and whole school management. He was Principal of LSI Portsmouth before rejoining ELC and has been a school inspector and chaired the Best Practice Committee for IALC.