The Speakers

Christy Megawati, CHIA

Business Development Manager STR

Agenda 2:15pm

Christy Megawati, CHIA

Based in Jakarta, Christy Megawati is responsible for the growth & sales effort of STR in Asia Pacific with primary focus in Indonesia. She joined STR Global in 2007 through the company’s merger of the HotelBenchmark team with The Bench and Smith Travel Research (which since then has changed to STR). Prior to joining STR, she interned with Horwath HTL.

With over nine years of industry experience, Christy has played a key role in increasing STR’s participant programs, increasing sales in non-traditional products, and launching new markets across the Indonesia region.

Christy holds a Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management. Since April 2011, she has been actively involved as Head of Research & Development and IT of the Indonesian Hotel and Restaurant Association (PHRI).

Beata Bicza

Business Leader, Travel Google

Agenda 2:45pm

Beata Bicza

Currently based in Singapore, Beata has been at Google for two years and is responsible for scaling Travel Vertical Search products, with special focus on Google Hotel Ads, across APAC. Beata has been working in the international travel industry & in digital marketing for 10+ years in Spain, Argentina and Ireland and she has moved to Singapore from Dublin recently. Beata holds a degree in Travel and Business Management.

Jurgen Ortelee

Director of Enterprise Sales IDeaS Revenue Solutions

Agenda 3:00pm

Jurgen Ortelee

Jurgen has over 15 years of experience in creating and implementing Pricing and Revenue Management strategies in hotels. Currently, he takes care of enterprise accounts at IDeaS Revenue Management Solutions, based in Singapore.

Jurgen joined IDeaS from Pan Pacific Hotels where he lead the Revenue Management and Distribution functions and Shangri-La Hotels where he headed Revenue Management. He has also worked ten years in hotel operations.

Jurgen is a graduate from Hotelschool The Hague, The Netherlands and holder of an MBA from the Brunel University of West London.

Steven Gong

Director of Strategic Accounts, APAC Triptease

Agenda 3:30pm

Steven Gong

Steven Gong has extensive experience within the online travel industry in the Asia Pacific region with experience working at an OTA, a metasearch engine, and hotel technology companies. He started his career in management consulting and is currently responsible for Asia Pacific expansion at Triptease. Steven holds a degree in Information Systems from the University of New South Wales.

Alex Tan

Senior Director Enterprise Sales APAC TrustYou

Agenda 4:00pm

Alex Tan

Alex Tan recently joined the TrustYou’s Singapore team, with the task of overseeing and managing all operations in the region of APAC and amplifying TrustYou’s market presence and product portfolio.

Alex has previously worked as Director of Sales at WorldHotels, Pegasus Solutions and Carlson Wagonlit Travel and GTA. Prior to joining TrustYou, Alex was the Director of Hotel Solutions for the APAC region at HRS.

Pierre-Charles Grob

Managing Director, Asia FASTBOOKING

Agenda 2:00pm 4:15pm

Pierre Charles Grob

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.

Christine Tan

Senior Vice President Strategic Sales & Account Management APAC FASTBOOKING

Agenda 2:00pm 2:30pm

Christine Tan

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.

Adnane Kassamaly

Vice President Website Development FASTBOOKING

Agenda 3:45pm

Adnane Kassamaly

Adnane Kassamaly is a digital expert within the hospitality industry. He started his career in an e-commerce consulting firm in 2001 and joined the Group in 2005 as the Head of ticket dematerialisation project. From 2008 to 2011, he led the innovation of where he developed the Internet services laboratory that maintained in its leading position.

Thereafter, he joined the hotel industry as Director of Digital Solutions at Accorhotels in 2012 and took an active role in the Digital Planning for the company. In October 2015, Adnane joined FASTBOOKING to lead the Web Studio. He continues to contribute to the development and growth of the department.

Adnane is an MIAGE graduate from Paris XI Orsay University.

Venny Wong

Director of Sales, Indonesia FASTBOOKING

Agenda 2:00pm

Venny Wong

Venny Wong is the Director of Sales, Indonesia. She is responsible for developing the West region of Indonesia for FASTBOOKING.

Prior to her current position, she has ten years of experience in account management, revenue optimisation, PMS & hotel sales system, sales, trainer and IT. During her tenure with MICROS-Fidelio, she has gained vast network experience with many International hotel chains.

Rafica Hartopo Tijoekro

Account Manager, Indonesia FASTBOOKING

Agenda 3:15pm

Rafica Hartopo Tijoekro

Rafica Hartopo Tjioekro is FASTBOOKING's Account Manager in Indonesia. She works together with FASTBOOKING’s Clients to assist them to increase web performance and to drive conversion to the hotel’s website. Prior to joining FASTBOOKING, she was responsible for Revenue & Distribution at Accor Corporate MIS.


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Wong Yin Yin

Marketing & Communications Director, Asia
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Venny Wong

Director of Sales, Indonesia
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