Business Development Manager, Southeast Asia
Fenady Uriarte is the Business Development Manager - Southeast Asia for STR. She is an experienced international hospitality professional, with specific experience in the luxury property sector. Fenady has strong knowledge of the Asia Pacific region and has worked with the Mandarin Oriental Singapore, Marina Bay Sands and Raffles Hotel Singapore across the disciplines of business development, revenue management, sales, reservations, public relations and marketing.
Managing Director, Asia Pacific
Rachel Grier is the Managing Director, Asia Pacific for IDeaS – A SAS COMPANY, responsible for growing IDeaS Asia business and enhancing the company’s leading brand reputation in the dynamic Asian hospitality sector.
With more than two decades of leadership experience in enterprise software as well as hospitality sales and marketing, she has a record of growing businesses in the regional aviation, hospitality and travel sectors across a range of established and emerging markets in Asia, Pacific and the Middle East.
Most recently she was senior vice president sales, Asia Pacific, China and the Middle East for hotel central reservations leader Pegasus Solutions.
Head of Sales, EMEA
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Anthony Nowe is Head of Sales for OTA Insight managing the EMEA region. He focuses on engaging local and global players in the hospitality industry to share the challenges they face in the digital landscape and aims to provide tools and insights to help hoteliers overcome their technological barriers.
Anthony has held a number of leadership roles across the hospitality and travel industry. With his experience in developing successful business development strategies and managing regional teams, he is also responsible for building relationships and developing teams to help hotels and properties optimise their revenue and distribution strategies.
Business Development Director, APAC
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Rachaneekorn Wattanalapa is responsible for growing TrustYou's client in Asia Pacific. Prior to joining TrustYou, Prae was with Expedia Lodging Partner Services Group, handling hotel accounts in Bangkok for Expedia Thailand. Prae earned a Bachelor Degree of Arts in English Language and Literature from Thammasat University and Master of Business Administration from Chulalongkorn University.
Head of Global Business Development
With almost 10 years of experience across the travel industry, Emily heads up the global partnerships and business development at Triptease. Since joining the company, Emily has been responsible for scaling the company to 12K+ hotel customers in just over a year, helping position Triptease as the thought leader in the direct booking movement.
Jean-Luc Chrétien was named co-CEO of FASTBOOKING in May 2015. He has 30 years of experience in the Hotel and Distribution sectors.
He joined the Accor Group in 1986 as Director of Marketing and Sales, first in the Mid-East and Asia-Pacific zones and then took charge of all leisure hotels. He joined Disneyland Paris from 1992 to 2001, where he contributed to the strong development of the hotel sector as Director of Distribution and Sales Administration. Successively he was the General Marketing and Sales Manager of Pierre et Vacances Tourisme from 2001 to 2004 and then Director of International Distribution for SNCF. He returned to AccorHotels at the end of 2007 as Director of Distribution, Sales and Loyalty.
Managing Director, Asia
In 2001, Pierre-Charles Grob started his career with Accor in New York, where he contributed to the creation of the marketing department in North America for the Sofitel and Novotel brands. While still in New York, he joined the Monaco Tourist Office to promote this destination and its luxury hotels. Returning to Europe, Pierre-Charles was first at the Monte-Carlo SBM Group in various roles – sales, marketing and e-distribution; and subsequently joined FASTBOOKING in 2010. He began by leading revenue optimisation for the company and rose rapidly to manage operations in Europe thereafter. Since 2014 Pierre-Charles has been FASTBOOKING’s Director for Asia, based in Singapore.
SVP Strategic Sales & Account Management APAC
Christine Tan is the Senior Vice President Strategic Sales & Account Management APAC where she has overall responsibilities for the development and execution of sales strategies for FASTBOOKING in the Asia Pacific region. Prior to her current position, she has over 20 years of experience in sales, marketing and account management, central reservation operations, revenue optimisation and distribution. She has held leadership roles at companies across the travel distribution value chain including Trust International, ANA Hotels International, Pegasus Solutions and Whale Media.
Web Studio Director, Asia
Jack has been breathing digital since the mid 90s. An accomplished designer-developer hybrid, he spent the last eight years project managing in top marketing and advertising agencies delivering award-winning and innovative campaigns.
Director of Sales, Vietnam & Cambodia
Jessie has many years of experience working in Sales, Marketing and Distribution. Before joining FASTBOOKING, she started her first job providing leading e-commerce technology products and services in Vietnam market. She has successfully build FASTBOOKING presence in Vietnam and Cambodia.
Account Manager, Vietnam & Cambodia
Hailey Le’s overall responsibilities in FASTBOOKING includes production and development for Vietnam and Cambodia markets. Prior to her current position, she has over seven years of experience in sales, marketing, account management, revenue optimisation and distribution with international hotel brands and OTAs. She has great passion for the online business.