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Daniela Mónica Freund de Klumbis, PhD

Tourism Degree Coordinator - Assistant Professor

Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management


Bachelor in Tourism coordinator
2021 PhD in Education Sciences, Blanquerna School of Education and Sports Sciences (URL)
2017 Doctoral research stay at the Oxford School of Hospitality Management, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK.
2014 University master’s degree in marketing, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.
2011 Graduate in Tourism and Hospitality Management, Ramon Llull University
2010 Diploma in Tourism, Universitat Ramon Llull
1994 Professional Development Program, Marketing, School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University, Ithaca, Nueva York
1991 Diploma in Hotel Management, Hotel Management School Les Roches (SHA), Bluche, Suiza


2003-2021 Lecturer and researcher Facultad de Turismo y Dirección Hotelera Sant Ignasi (HTSI), Universidad Ramon Llull
2015-2018 Associate Dean for Corporate and International relations, HTSI
2013-2015 Bachelor Director, HTSI
2010-2013 Career Development Manager, HTSI
2003-2013 Manager of the university Master Innovative Hospitality Management delivered by HTSI, Maastricht Hotel Management School, The Netherlands in collaboration Oxford Brookes University, UK.
1997-2003 Founder DFK Consulting & Training
1993-1996 TRUST INTERNATIONAL Hotel Reservation Services (SRS Group), Frankfurt, Germany.
Training Manager.
1991-1993 REGENT/FOUR SEASONS HOTELS & RESORTS, Frankfurt, Germany. Reservations Manager (Germany, Austria and Switzerland).

Research lines

  • Computer tools for CAx engineering support
  • Vibrations and damping linked to fatigue and noise.
  • High temperature creep.
  • Residual stresses