About A Trails

Where A – stands for top grade

Where A – stands
for top grade

We are a vocational company, based on passion for traveling and utmost curiosity about the world. We conceive Trails in its literal sense – paths into the wild – as well as experiences leading through zeitgeist and self-rewarding discoveries, navigating into different cultures, environments and world-renown gotha-restricted happenings.

To take a trail that we will never forget.

On any level – or path – we set upon, we strive to reach its essence using friendly help from experts, explorers, writers, scholars, professionals, chefs, aristocrats and celebrities: we aim to be enriched by our traveling and make at best use of our time. To enjoy, to understand, to be better.

The team behind A Trails

Our team of professionals and enthusiasts is mainly based in Beijing, where the operation and first A TRAILS office is located. Chinese and foreigners alike, the team is strong of years of experience and versatile in Chinese, French, English, Italian, German, Spanish and Portuguese.

Ms. Xiaolin Zhang Co-Founder
Mr. Simone Sturla General Manager
Ms. Valerie Taochy MICE and Luxury Travel Manager
Ferry Rebergen, MBA Director of Business Development
Ms. Amy Sun Outbound Manager
Mr. Carrie Xu Marketing Manager
Mr. Victor Wu Senior Travel Consultant
Ms. Ocean Wu Senior Travel Consultant

Ms. Xiaolin Zhang

Co-Founder

For Xiaolin, China is a traveling playground of immense proportions, and her vast knowledge in putting extraordinary itineraries has made her our first Chinese national heading our team in this vast country. Since 2008, she has been an Asian Trails’ cornerstone of information, an example of how team spirit is pushing the boundaries, of what initially deems to be impossible, to tailored experiences in both leisure and incentive markets. Fluent in English and French, her operational and advisory skills for discerned travel professionals has seen our China operations grow beyond expectations. Aside from having a travel bug, you can find Xiaolin often being immersed in broadening her knowledge in Chinese history and art.

Mr. Simone Sturla

General Manager

Never shy of an adventure, Simone’s career has brought him all around the world. From his early days as guiding groups across South America and Africa to teaching guests the wondrous world below the ocean surface, his broader perspective of the world of tourism turned finally into an affectionate relationship with China. Originally from Italy, Simone has mastered the Chinese language to fluent levels and has called the world’s largest country his home for years. In his spare time, he enjoys diving deep into the world of ancient religions and philosophies as well keeping his advanced scuba skills up to date.

Ms. Valerie Taochy

MICE and Luxury Travel Manager

A French national born and raised in Madagascar, Valerie was always destined for a life of travel and exploration. Her initial foray into China led her to take up various management roles in China’s lifestyle and luxury industry. Consumed by wanderlust she soon moved into the rewarding role of MICE and Luxury manager China. Our Mandarin-speaking explorer can often be found e-biking through uncharted areas of Beijing, practicing the art of Muay Thai and yoga as well as trying out the latest gastronomical delight at a new dining establishment. Her hobbies have turned her into an unsaturated source of travel knowledge for her colleagues and our partners.

Ferry Rebergen, MBA

Director of Business Development

Hi! I’m A Trails’ BD Director and as such in charge of all our marketing and sales matters as well as client relationships. I am also developing trails in the northern half of Europe – those areas north of the Alps. After having been working in the travel industry in China for twelve years, I am excited to have joined A Trails as here we offer some amazing journeys that surpass your expectation. I am happy to invite you to see more of our website to have an idea of what we can do for you. But there’s much more!
I have been to many countries in Europe, North America, Asia and Oceania, and there is so much more to visit. Travel is never a routine, travel always excites and it is a key factor in your personal development. Favorite country for travel: Norway, without any doubt!

Contact me at ferry.rebergen@atrails.cn

Ms. Amy Sun

Outbound Manager

Travel is the most memorable part of life. Amy loves travel and have ever been to Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand and, United States and Many European Countries and more. She prefers to travel in slow pace, which can offer her more time to enjoy the life. She ever worked for many luxury travel companies in China and ever served for famous Hollywood film stars, CEOs of world’s top 500 enterprises,  and founder of Alibaba. Amy have a good understanding of the service and needs of high-end clients, and hope to have chance to design a memorable travel for you. 

Contact me at amy.sun@atrails.cn

Mr. Carrie Xu

Marketing Manager

Life is a practice, which is completed by traveling. For more than ten years, Carrie has been focusing on the tourism industry, serving for the Beijing Olympic Games and government inspection, and providing business travel consulting for many multinational enterprises. He has led the construction of many 5 A level scenic spots and intelligent tourism projects in China, and has rich experience in organizing large-scale on-site activities.

Contact me at carrie.xu@atrails.cn

Mr. Victor Wu

Senior Travel Consultant

The more places you go, the clearer you like. The more sceneries you see, the more time you know when to enjoy the best sceneries. The more guests you serve, the more sincere you are. The road is at the foot, the ambition is in the heart.

To Japan, Southeast Asia, the United States, Europe, or to Europe’s long history and rich heritage has a special preference.

He has been engaged in outbound tourism for 5 years. He has received Alibaba core team, Ctrip executive team, Sogou team and so on. He is familiar with the middle and high-end market and customer service needs. He keeps learning and strives for progress, only to create a better and more enjoyable exclusive itinerary.

victor.wu@atrails.cn

Ms. Ocean Wu

Senior Travel Consultant

Ocean is a passionate girl who loves to travel. After graduating, she started to work in the tourism industry. Speaks English and French, she has organized private tour to members of the French Embassy and members of the CCI French (Chamber of Commerce and Industry). Now, as the Senior Travel Consultant at Atrails, she will help everyone enjoy the most comfortable trip.

ocean.wu@atrails.cn

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