Access China Tours (ACT) is a leading China travel tour company specializing in arranging luxury and custom tours for the North American travel market.
Access China Tours was founded in 1996 by Joseph Sinisi and Mark Huang, with offices in Denver, CO, USA and Vancouver, BC, Canada. Each year, hundreds of seasoned travelers from the United States and Canada join our group tours or private trips to one of the most unique and interesting nations on earth: China. We are an independent and highly reputable China tour company that has been offering tour services for over a decade. We love what we do. Here is some more information about the people that make up Access China Tours.
Mark Huang, President and CEO
Mark grew up in Tianjin and graduated from China’s top college, Peking University. He has been involved in the travel industry his entire career, starting as a guide for a reputable China culture tour company based in San Francisco. In 1996 he and Joe Sinisi founded Access China Tours. As President and CEO of Access China Tours, Mark constantly explores China and its neighboring nations to offer unique experiences to his clients.
Joe Sinisi, Director of Marketing
Joe grew up in Denver, Colorado and attended college at Princeton University and the University of Colorado Law School. Joe became intrigued with China while working in Beijing in the 1990s. Finding travel more interesting than law, in 1996 he and Mark Huang founded Access China Tours. Although Joe has traveled to 76 nations, China always remains his favorite. Joe and his wife Liu Shu live in Denver, where he is the Director of Marketing and Sales for Access China Tours’ US operations office.
Cherry Chen, Sales and Reservations Manager
Cherry is a native of Tianjin, China and graduated from Peking University with a Master’s degree in Linguistics. Cherry enjoys travel and has been to many destinations in Asia and North America. Since joining Access China Tours in 2001, Cherry has led group tours and conducted detailed research trips in China. She is the sales and reservations manager of Access China Tours; her specialty is designing private and family tours in China and Southeast Asia.
Michael Zheng, China Operations Manager
Michael was born and raised in the chilly city of Changchun, Manchuria. He graduated from Nankai University in 1991, where he majored in tourism management and English language. For the past two decades he has been involved in the tourism industry in roles ranging from group guide to tour operator to business operations manager. His knowledge of Chinese geography, history and culture is unparalleled. Michael joined Access China Tours in 2005 as the Beijing office manager. Michael prides himself in being available 24/7 to respond to the in-country needs of our clients and resolve any problems or trip modifications. He lives in Beijing with his wife.
Jason Xiao, Guide
Jason is Access China Tours’ top guide. He regularly receives written accolades from dozens of satisfied clients. For the past nine years Jason has been leading groups for ACT to the far corners of China. His impeccable English, friendly personality, vast knowledge and ability to resolve situations before they become a problem make Jason superb in his field.
Jason attended Beijing Technology and Management University and dabbled in business a few years before he discovered his true calling as a guide. He has shared his knowledge and love of China with hundreds of clients and can’t wait to meet the next group.
Mr. Hao, Guide
Travel has always been in Hao’s blood. He grew up in Beijing visiting the iconic sites and practicing his English with visitors. He graduated from China’s top tourism school, the Beijing Institute of Tourism, and worked several years as guide for China Travel Service. In 2005 Hao joined Access China Tours where he delivers impeccable service in a friendly and knowledgeable manner. Hao won the title of “Best English Speaking Guide” in a contest held by television network Beijing TV and has been awarded the prestigious title of Star Guide by the Beijing Tourism Administration. He is also a great singer and golfer.
Lili Huang, Guide
Lili is a favorite guide of Access China Tours clients, always receiving positive reviews, especially from groups with children. She was born and raised in Southern China and went to college majoring in hotel management. After two years in the hotel business, Lili decided to move to Beijing to continue her education at the Foreign Studies University. For the past six years Lili has been a guide with ACT and she enjoys getting to know her clients and sharing her knowledge of China’s hidden treasures.
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