Walanchalee is currently a Lecturer in the Tourism and Hospitality Management Division, Mahidol University International College. Before joining academia, she had a professional experience in the airline industry and was based in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates for six years. This has brought her interest into academia and made her focus the study on the phenomenon which relate to the interconnection between air travel and tourism. Her research interests include travel experience in the tourism contexts, airport experience, and the interconnected nature of the aviation and tourism industries.