VITA

Der in Hamburg geborene Tomas Kaiser studierte in Lüneburg und Pavia Kulturwissenschaften (u.a. Architekturgeschichte); vorangegangen war eine Ausbildung zum Schifffahrtskaufmann bei Hapag-Lloyd. Nach der Promotion in Wien und Lüneburg folgte später ein zweijähriger Besuch der Kieler Kunsthochschule Muthesius.

 

  • Ab 1998 Stadtvorstellungen, Vorträge und Moderationen (Allgemeines über die Stadt)
  • Ab 2003 Entwicklung, Aufbau und Funktion des Hamburger Hafens (Hafentouren)
  • Ab 2005 Zusammenarbeit mit Journalisten, Agenturen, Architekturbüros und Reiseveranstaltern zu städtebaulichen und architektonischen Themen ebenso wie Lifestyle und allgemeine Stadterkundungen.
  • Ab 2010er Referent für die Elbphilharmonie, Zusammenarbeit mit ZEITReisen, "Tag des offenen Denkmals".

The first years of his life he spent at the Elbe river in Hamburg-Kirchwerder (Vier- & Marschlanden), then attended elementary school in Hamburg-Neustadt, the high school in Hamburg-Altona, moved into his first apartment in Hamburg-Winterhude and completed his first education - shipping agent - at Hapag-Lloyd. After years of travelling, he also lived briefly in the neighbourhood of the famous Reeperbahn, and now for more than 10 years in Hamburg-Altona.

 

He travelled to South & North Amercia, for his civilian service to Heide in Holstein, as a Student of Applied Cultural Studies to Lüneburg and Pavia / Milan, as a Doctoral Student to Vienna & Sicily and finally for his Studies of Free Art to Kiel.

 

To his work as a tour guide he came by chance on an art excursion in Italy: it was his job to guide his fellow students through the medieval Arezzo. The consequences were the possibility for some studies in Italy and the training as a tour guide. More than 20 years have passed since his first guiding.

  • Since 2017: guide of the Elbphilharmonie
  • Since 2015: guide for ADAC music tours
  • Since 2013: guide for ZEIT Reisen
  • Since 2007: guide / contributor for architecture, urban planning at the "Tag des offenen Denkmals"
  • Since 2007: guided tours and lectures for the Elbphilharmonie Laeiszhalle Service GmbH (ELSG)
  • Since 2006: guide/ contributor for Hamburg Marketing and Hamburg Convention Bureau for Journalists, Tour Operators, Travel Agents
  • Since 2003: expert for port and guide for Jasper/"Hamburg nach Maß" (Auge in Auge mit den Giganten)
  • Since 2003: free guiding for agencies in Hamburg, Berlin, Frankfurt, Vienna, London and more
  • Since 1998: Hamburg City Guide - city and onshore tours for cruise ship passengers