Ricarda Lindner joined the Marketing Team of the German National Tourist Office New York in 1998 and took the helm as Director in 2008. In her current position, Ricarda is responsible for the Regional Management of the Americas/Israel with offices and representations in New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, Sao Paulo, Mexico City, Buenos Aires, and Tel Aviv. She has been instrumental in opening the Latin American Market for the German National Tourist Office.
Together with her team, Ricarda has been very successful in promoting Germany as an attractive travel destination to Americans—with a track record of eight years of continuous growth in overnight stays and revenue.
Prior to moving to the US in 1998, Ricarda received her Master’s degree in Economics with a focus on Finance and Marketing in Wiesbaden, Germany and in Nice, France. In 1994, she completed a three-year Professional Management Trainee Program at Frankfurt Airport.