• Jon Santangelo

    Global education & media professional based in Asia since 2009

     

    + Specializing in

    • Public Relations
    • Recruitment
    • Copywriting
    • Remote Management
    • Strategy
    • Sales & Business Development
     
    I do a lot in the
    International Education industry

    Jon is a professional in creating intercultural exchanges i.e. educational and transformative experiences, from East to West. Based in Asia, Jon's lived mostly in China with a stint in the Philippines. He's a PR specialist with domain expertise in education, travel, and an avid fitness enthusiast since the age of 14.

  • Branding

    • Consumer Products
      Boox by ONYX E-reader tablets
      Rigorer Sports (600k views on TikTok)
      Rockstar Energy Drink

       
    • Nonprofits 
      BOSSA, WWF (World Wildlife Fund), 
      US-China Strong Foundation
       
    • Tech: VIPKID, STARY 
      Wimdu (Rocket Internet)

       
    • Hospitality & Travel
      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

    The Chariot Company

    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, collegiate 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

    Co-founder, PR & Partnership Development

    Sept 2016 - now

     

     

     

     

    The Beijing Overseas Study Service Association & China Alliance

    Established in 2004 as an association of select agencies recognized by the government, BOSSA is now China's leading and largest professional body of international education agencies and has served hundreds of international institutions and companies in Chinese student recruitment..

    Spokesperson, Senior Consultant.
    March 2016 - present

     

    Communications Director

    April 2014 - March 2016

     

     

     

     

    WSJ

    Can This Online Course Get Me a Job?
     

    Onyx Boox Tablets

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

     

    Boox: Note Air Series

    Note Air2 Plus and Note Air2: Upgraded ePaper Productivity Tools

     

    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
    &

    Travel Blog

  • Media

    interviews | commentaries | contributions

    The Stories of IRL Eloise: People Who Live in Hotels

     

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

     

    Can This Online Course Get Me a Job?

     

    US colleges look to insure against impact of trade war

     

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

     

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

     

    Chinese seek U.S. college admission at any price

     

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

    Getting hitched the way they want

     

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

    BOSSA and Flywire announce strategic p’artnership

    China Steps Up Efforts to Lure Academic Talent From Overseas

     

    China: safety as crucial as ranking for study abroad

     

    US-China Trade War Impact on Student Flows

     

    冲坡勇士团:在瞬息万变的签证政策缝隙中,绕路回美国

    Chinese Education Association BOSSA and Payments Specialist Flywire Announce Strategic Partnership

     

    To the Moon, Mars and beyond

    U.S. colleges seek to combat fraudulent applications

    How to Celebrate Thanksgiving Overseas

     

    Chinese lovers are going places

     

    US-China relations impacting on student recruitment

     

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

     

    Agents predict drop in Chinese students studying abroad

     

     

    Chinese Wedding Tourism Isn’t About Weddings

     

    What Chinese Consumers Want in a Dream Destination Wedding

    Hai Life Magazine: An American Who Officiates Chinese Weddings

     

    China: Talent drive looks to bring in international students

     

     

    City lockdowns hinder Chinese students’ study-abroad plans

     

    The Most Epic Sections of the Great Wall of China

     

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

     

    MEET & GREET: Jon Santangelo, The Chariot Company

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

     

    The Culture Trip: Authors

    Jon Santangelo

    (All published articles)

     

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

     

    Road tripping through the natural wonders of Bohol

     

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

    Better half | Asia Weekly

    Getting hitched the way they want

     

    疯狂造假?中国人不惜一切代价“留美”

     

    【精旅】业内人士解码中国年轻人心中的完美海外婚礼

     

    HNA Hai Life Magazine: April 2018 edition:

    Beijing's Priciest Hotel is its Most Novel

     

    为什么中国年轻一代偏爱海外旅行婚礼?

     

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

     

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

     

    East West Sports

    China Tackles American Football

     

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

    An Eco-Friendly Adventure of Krabi (Thailand)

     

    From Factory Boss to Pizza Maker in Shenzhen

     

    What to know about Guangzhou?

     

    Welcome to Coconut City, Haikou, Hainan

     

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

     

  • EVENTS

    Surprise Proposal

    Boracay

    Shangri-la Resort & Spa, Boracay

    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

    "Pandemic" Proposal (2020)

    Boracay

    Shangri-la Resort & Spa, Boracay

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