Speak to one of our Asia Experts today

We pride ourselves on the travel experience of our team here in the USA. Their experience and insider knowledge of this amazing part of the world will ensure you are traveling on the right holiday for your needs.

They can offer specialist advice on pretty much anything about your tour and your chosen destination. 


Leslie Peden - President – North America for Wendy Wu Tours

Leslie has held a variety of senior commercial, general management and sales & marketing leadership roles over his 25 years in the global travel industry, having lived and worked in the UK, US and South Africa. Leslie is recognised for his vision, leadership and extensive experience having worked for a handful of globally recognized award-winning airlines, cruise lines and tour operator brands. Born in Scotland and raised in South Africa, Leslie has travelled extensively, with China being one of his favoured destinations.

"Travel broadens the mind and brings both tolerance and cultural understanding."


David Beasley - Office Manager

After beginning a career in finance, David moved into the travel industry in 2007 working with large multinational travel companies. David finally joined the Wendy Wu Tours New York team in February 2012 after moving to the USA from Australia. Since working with Wendy Wu Tours David has been involved with many aspects of the business, including operations, finance and staff training, and now oversees some of these day to day functions. Maintaining a thirst for knowledge, a passion for travel and thriving on different cultures and experiences, Wendy Wu Tours has been the perfect fit.


Joann Demlein - Operations Supervisor

Before joining Wendy Wu Tours in 2012 as a Destination Specialist, Joann held several positions within the travel industry with a focus on group travel. Taking on the role of Operations Supervisor in 2014, her primary role is to ensure that our group passengers have a smooth process from the time of inquiry until their return home. Having already visited many of the most well-known cities in China, she looks forward to her next trip exploring the history and beauty of Vietnam. At the top of her bucket list is a trip to India, the newest destination being offered by the U.S. office.


Anne Alvarez - Destination Specialist Supervisor

Anne joined Wendy Wu Tours to head up our team of Destination Specialists. Her passion for travel has grown into a career with over 21 years of travel experience. Anne is an accomplished manager and sales professional focusing on delivering wonderful personalized products and exceptional service. Being part of Wendy Wu Tours, Anne can help our clients plan enriching vacations in China and beyond with a focus on culture, history and food.

"We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us."


Jenine Bett - Destination Specialist

Jenine recently joined Wendy Wu Tours after many years as a Group Specialist for a large national retail chain. Trip planning and organizational experience is just one of her strengths, along with in-depth destination knowledge and an understanding of the logistics involved with traveling abroad.

"The diverse cultures of China and Asia as a whole are fascinating. I enjoy experiencing the various traditions and looking back at the profound experiences that have shaped my life."


Tina Claudino - Destination Specialist

I started working in the wonderful Travel Industry in 2009 after graduating from the International Air and Hospitality Academy in Vancouver, Washington. As my knowledge of Travel in area’s such as the Caribbean, Europe and South American grew, so did my love for my career. Over the past 7 years, I've worked as a Schedule Change Coordinator, Student Travel Specialist as well as an Independent Consultant. As a new member of the Wendy Wu Tours family, I am extremely lucky, fortunate and blessed to say that "I love this job". I am passionate about Destinations for honeymoons, Asia tours, Group and Family travel. Whether it is Japan, India, or the magnificent treasures of China, I look forward to making our clients dream tour a reality.


USA's Asia Specialist

Over 19 years of experience

Friendly, knowledgeable regional specialists

Experienced English speaking tour guides

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Award winning service

Carefully planned itineraries

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97% Customer Product Satisfaction

97% Customer Service Satisfaction

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