• Jon Santangelo

    Media professional for both consumer & high-end brands

     

    + Experienced in

    • Public Relations
    • Luxury Branding
    • Content Creation
    • Startup Strategy & Business Development

     

    If you are in education media or an institution,

    please refer to my other site

     

     

    Chariot: Global Education 

    Jon is a global communications professional in creating influential content.

    He has created numerous transformative event experiences, from East to West.

     

    Based in Asia, Jon's lived mostly in China with a stint in the Philippines.

     

    His experience is in education, travel, and working with luxury brands.

    Jon is also an avid fitness enthusiast, working out weekly, since 1999.

  • Brands

    • Consumer Products
      - BOOX E-reader tablets
      - RIGORER Sports Apparel
      - Rockstar Energy Drink
       
    • Nonprofits 
      BOSSA (China's largest education consultant association)
      US-China Strong Foundation (an organization based in Washington D.C. that seeks to improve US-China relations)
       
    • Tech
      VIPKID (a former multibillion-dollar Edtech startup)
      STARY (a multimillion-dollar media startup)
      Wimdu (Airbnb's first major competitor)
       
    • Luxury Hotels
      China
      BVLGARI Hotel, Beijing | Doubletree by Hilton, Beijing |
      Atlantis Resort, Sanya
      Phillippines, Boracay
      Shangri-la Resort & Spa | The Lind | Discovery Shores Resort
      Phillippines, Bohol
      Mithi Resort | Donatella Hotel | Amorita Resort | South Palms Resort
      Thailand & Cambodia
      Rayavadee Resort, Krabi | Rambutan Resort & Hotels, Cambodia | Heritage Hotel, Siam Reap

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    Founder

    Chariot Global Education is an international education relations consultancy focusing on China & Southeast Asia student markets. Specializations in student recruitment channels. business development, strategic partnerships, teaching & instructing, and soft skill training.

     

    Chariot Destination Weddings & Events

    Built a business from scratch with his wife remotely in The Philippines, organizing Chinese destination weddings there, and in South China

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    Brand Ambassador

    BOOX color, black & white e-paper tablets

    BOOX is an electronics brand offering innovative E Ink (ePaper) tablets and devices based on Android. Save eyes, boost productivity.

     

    They make Android-based E Ink device for eye-friendly reading, note-taking, and sketching. Relish the smoothest ePaper experience for reading and scribbling.

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    Onyx BOOX Tablets

    How to Choose a Boox ePaper Tablet: A Full Introduction to Boox Android Tablets

     

    Awards

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    BOOX: Note Air Series

    Note Air2 Plus and Note Air2: Upgraded ePaper Productivity Tools

     

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    Doubletree by Hilton Worldwide

    Community Care Award

    WWF Earth Hour, 2010

    Conceptualized an award-winning WWF Earth Hour community campaign in Beijing that won the global, annual Community (Care) Relations award by the Doubletree Hilton Worldwide brand.

  • Lifestyle Articles
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    Travel Blog

  • Media

    interviews | commentaries | contributions

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    The Stories of IRL Eloise: People Who Live in Hotels

     

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    Are Online Graduate And Professional Programs A Scam Or An Opportunity?

     

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    Can This Online Course Get Me a Job?

     

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    US colleges look to insure against impact of trade war

     

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    WeChat and stolen credit cards: How scammers victimized Miami Chinese college students

     

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    Paradise by the Weekend: Rent your own island (April/May 2017 Print Magazine)

     

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    Chinese seek U.S. college admission at any price

     

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    China’s $100bn education sector fights to survive after crackdown

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    Getting hitched the way they want

     

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    BOSSA and Pearson partner to help PTE Chinese students bound for US & UK

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    BOSSA and Flywire announce strategic p’artnership

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    China Steps Up Efforts to Lure Academic Talent From Overseas

     

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    China: safety as crucial as ranking for study abroad

     

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    US-China Trade War Impact on Student Flows

     

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    冲坡勇士团:在瞬息万变的签证政策缝隙中,绕路回美国

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    Chinese Education Association BOSSA and Payments Specialist Flywire Announce Strategic Partnership

     

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    To the Moon, Mars and beyond

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    U.S. colleges seek to combat fraudulent applications

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    How to Celebrate Thanksgiving Overseas

     

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    Chinese lovers are going places

     

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    US-China relations impacting on student recruitment

     

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    Stay or Go? COVID-19 Forces Students to Rethink Study Abroad Plans

     

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    Agents predict drop in Chinese students studying abroad

     

     

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    Chinese Wedding Tourism Isn’t About Weddings

     

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    What Chinese Consumers Want in a Dream Destination Wedding

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    Hai Life Magazine: An American Who Officiates Chinese Weddings

     

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    China: Talent drive looks to bring in international students

     

     

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    City lockdowns hinder Chinese students’ study-abroad plans

     

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    The Most Epic Sections of the Great Wall of China

     

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    The Secret to Finding Your Next Job, Cofounder, or Mentor: Volunteering

     

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    MEET & GREET: Jon Santangelo, The Chariot Company

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    As Seen On TV Fitness Products: Are They Worth It?

     

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    The Culture Trip: Authors

    Jon Santangelo

    (All published articles)

     

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    View from the desk of: Jon Santangelo, Association Q&A

     

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    Road tripping through the natural wonders of Bohol

     

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    Boracay Guide: Best Hotels, Things to Do, Where to Eat, and Top Tips

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    Better half | Asia Weekly

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    Getting hitched the way they want

     

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    疯狂造假?中国人不惜一切代价“留美”

     

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    【精旅】业内人士解码中国年轻人心中的完美海外婚礼

     

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    HNA Hai Life Magazine: April 2018 edition:

    Beijing's Priciest Hotel is its Most Novel

     

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    为什么中国年轻一代偏爱海外旅行婚礼?

     

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    7 Pros & 6 Cons to Living and Working Remotely in Makati, Manila Philippines

     

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    A guide to Boracay for first timers (April 2017 Print Magazine)

     

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    East West Sports

    China Tackles American Football

     

    Helped manage, and played, in the first-ever American football game in China, sponsored by the NFL

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    An Eco-Friendly Adventure of Krabi (Thailand)

     

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    From Factory Boss to Pizza Maker in Shenzhen

     

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    What to know about Guangzhou?

     

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    Welcome to Coconut City, Haikou, Hainan

     

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    Report examines UK's market share in China and student preferences

     

  • EVENTS

    Surprise Proposal

    Boracay

    Shangri-la Resort & Spa, Boracay

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    Destination Wedding

    Bohol

    South Palms Resort, Panglao

    Destination Wedding

    Bohol

    Mithi Resort & Spa, Panglao

    Intimate Wedding

    Bohol

    Amorita Resort, Panglao

    Destination Wedding

    Boracay

    Discovery Shores Resort

    Epic Destination Wedding

    Sanya

    The Atlantis, Sanya, China

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    "Pandemic" Proposal (2020)

    Boracay

    Shangri-la Resort & Spa, Boracay

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