Mark grew up in Northern China and graduated from Peking University in Beijing. He also studied communications at UC Santa Barbara in the late 80s. 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, now Access Asia Tours. Mark constantly explores China and its neighboring nations to offer unique experiences to his clients.
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 far more interesting and rewarding than law, in 1996 he and Mark Huang founded Access China Tours. Although Joe has traveled to 80 nations, China always remains his favorite. Having visited 30 of China’s 34 provinces and regions, Joe has discovered numerous special places, events and experiences to share with AAT’s clients. Joe and his wife and daughter live in Denver.
Cherry is a native of Tianjin, China and graduated from Peking University in Beijing with a Master’s degree in Linguistics. Cherry enjoys travel and has been to many destinations in Asia and North America. Since joining Access Asia Tours in 2001, Cherry has led group tours and conducted detailed research trips in China and Thailand. She is the sales & reservation director of Access Asia Tours and senior tour designer. Cherry also works closely with travel agencies and educational institution clients. Her specialty is designing private group and family tours to China and Southeast Asia.
Michael was born and raised in the city of Changchun, Jilin Province of China. 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 Asia Tours in 2005 as the Beijing office manager in charge of China operations. 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.
Access Asia Tours (AAT) was founded by Joseph Sinisi and Mark Huang with offices in Denver, USA, and operation centers in Beijing, China, Bangkok, Thailand and New Delhi, India.