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John Tetsurō Shuler

  • M.Sc. Tourism Management
  • Future Leader Intern
  • Sustainable Travel International

    Research interests

    Climate ChangeSustainabilityIndigenous EcotourismSustainable TourismSustainable Tourism DevelopmentEcotourism


    Graduate student in the EU-sponsored Erasmus Mundus European Master in Tourism Management (EMTM) program pursuing a joint M.Sc. degree in Tourism Management with a Sustainability emphasis at three European universities (Denmark; Slovenia; Spain). Concurrently a Future Leader Intern at Sustainable Travel International, assisting with sustainable tourism development projects in the South Pacific, Caribbean & Central American regions. With a multicultural personal background, academic specialization in tourism management & cultural psychology, and international experience in the marketing, OTA & ecotourism sectors, John possesses a wide breadth of interdisciplinary and cross-cultural experience. Given his passions for global travel, conservation, and environmental stewardship, he seeks opportunities in the sustainable tourism development sector. Skillset includes: sustainable tourism development; research & data analysis; social media marketing; multilingual writing, editing & translation; consumer psychology; visual media asset creation; Microsoft Office/Adobe Suite software Native proficiency in English + Japanese Fluent proficiency in Spanish Elementary proficiency in French

    Professional experience

    Future Leader Intern

    Sustainable Travel International

    September 2016 - Present

    Sustainability & Marketing Intern

    Cayuga Collection of Sustainable Resorts and Lodges

    April 2015 - July 2015(3 months)

    Travel Product Manager

    Rakuten, Inc.

    October 2012 - March 2015(2 years)


    MSc Tourism Management

    Universitat de Girona

    September 2016 - Present

    MSc Tourism Management

    Univerza v Ljubljani

    February 2016 - June 2016(4 months)

    MSc Tourism Management

    Syddansk Universitet

    September 2015 - December 2015(3 months)

    BA Psychology

    Georgetown University

    September 2008 - May 2012(4 years)