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From a business tourism professional to a social media expert

From a business tourism professional to a social media expert

Marianna Artman, Degree Programme in Tourism and Event Management

"Right now I am working as community manager at VR (government-owned railway company in Finland). My responsibility is to develop customer service in VR's social media channels, such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Our team also handles our website's chat-contacts. Before that, I worked with similar assignments on operative level at Tallink-Silja for 3 years.

I chose to study Degree Programme in Tourism and Event Management, because I was interested in working with international assignments. Studying in English opened up broader opportunities. Business tourism studies are versatile – even though I studied tourism, I ended up working as a social media expert.

I really enjoyed my studies and student life in Porvoo. Haaga-Helia is an international, supportive and diverse. It gave me a great base for building my professional career. In addition I gained a great international group of friends and an international network of professionals."'

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