Claudia-Bauer-Krösbacher is the programme director for the BA programme “Tourism and Leisure Management” at the Institute for Tourism, Wine Business, and Marketing at IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems. She received her PhD from the Dublin Institute of Technology, holds an MA in Economics from the University of Innsbruck and Prof. (FH) from the IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems. Claudia has been giving lectures in different fields of tourism and leisure management and is continuously involved in diverse (research-) projects. Her research areas include cultural tourism, sustainability, climate change, authenticity, tourism consumer behaviour, in which she applies multivariate as well as qualitative research methods. Her research has been published in the Journal of Travel Research and several books. Claudia has extensive experience as a lecturer and in didactics.