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.
Regional Sales Director, APAC
Lina Ang is the Regional Sales Director managing the APAC region for Sojern and is responsible for driving direct bookings and building online brand awareness for hotels. She has over two decades of experience in Sales & Marketing within the Travel and Hospitality industry. Prior to joining Sojern, she served in different capacities over 8 years in Orbitz Worldwide, a global Online Travel Agent. Then, she was responsible for driving performance for South-East Asia region and growing partnership with major hotel chains in APAC. She started her career in hotels such as Mandarin Oriental and Shangri-La. Lina has an MSc in Marketing from University College Dublin.
Business Development Manager, APAC
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Ishan Gautam is Business Development Manager for OTA Insight managing the APAC region. He focuses on engaging local and global players in the hospitality industry and share the challenges they face in the digital landscape. He aims to provide tools and insights to help hoteliers overcome their technological barriers.
Ishan has held a number of roles across the OTA, hospitality and travel industry. With his experience in developing successful business development strategies and as a specialist in the Asia Pacific region he is focused on building relationships to help hotels and properties optimise their revenue and distribution strategies.
Director, Account Management, APAC
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Kim Ong is the Director, Account Management APAC for TrustYou, the world’s largest guest feedback platform. She actively engages with new and existing clients to grow their business by transforming fragmented guest feedback from various sources into useful, actionable data.
Kim has 20 years of hospitality experience in Asia, both in hotel operations as well as with technology providers supporting hotel chains in the areas of Digital Marketing, Revenue Management, Distribution, and Reputation Management.
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.
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.
Website 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.
Digital Traffic Acquisition Manager, Asia
Sarah Guichard is the Digital Traffic Acquisition Manager - Asia at FASTBOOKING, She is an expert in campaign management and ROI-focused strategies. She has gained her formative experience in France and Asia with companies including Motion Global Limited, NetBooster Asia in Shanghai and Paris; RPC Voyages, Holiday Check, Ecotour and Odigeo.
Director of Sales, Malaysia
Brendan M. Wong is the Director of Sales – Malaysia at Fastbooking. With over two decades of experience in sales, marketing and communications, Brendan has worked with some of the world’s leading hotel and airline brands including The Datai, Shangri-La, Melia and AirAsia X. His experience in communications includes writing for numerous newspapers as a columnist and hosting and presenting shows on both radio and television.
Director of Accounts Management, Malaysia
With over two decades of experience in Revenue Management, Front Office and Room Reservation, Angie has worked with some of the world’s leading hotel brands including Dorsett Hospitality International, Hotel Nikko Kuala Lumpur and Pan Pacific Kuala Lumpur. She is passionate and loves to share her knowledge and experience in Revenue Management for the current and upcoming generation of hoteliers in the hospitality industry.