Hotel Digital Lab

Speakers

Pierre-Charles Grob

Managing Director, Asia FASTBOOKING

Agenda 2:00pm

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.

David Yuan

Country Manager, Greater China FASTBOOKING

Agenda 2:00pm

David Yuan

David Yuan has a wealth of experience in the online Travel, Revenue Management and Digital Marketing. Before joining FASTBOOKING, David worked for TravelClick and successfully developed China market; he also served with Orbitz Worldwide for more five years and oversaw the North Asia region.

Christine Tan

SVP Strategic Sales & Account Management, APAC FASTBOOKING

Agenda 2:15pm

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.

Chris Blaine

VP, Global Direct Sales & Account Management Sojern

Agenda 2:30pm

Chris Blaine

Chris Blaine is the VP, Global Direct Sales & Account Management for Sojern. A well-rounded go-to-market executive with diverse expertise in sales, marketing and customer care, Chris leads Sojern’s Property Solutions within sales and account management teams. He brings more than 17 years of global experience in launching new businesses and building high-performing teams. Prior experience includes leadership roles in both sales and marketing at Dell and Intuit, as well as a short stint leading the US mobile advertising group for Phunware based in Newport Beach, CA. Chris has a BFA in Musical Theater from Syracuse University and an MBA from The College of William & Mary.

Serene Koh

Key Account Manager, APAC TrustYou

Agenda 2:45pm

Serene Koh

Serene Koh is the Key Account Manager at TrustYou for the APAC region, based in Singapore.
Prior to joining TrustYou, Serene explored her earlier career with international online travel companies such as Asiarooms.com, Hotelbeds, Travelzoo and Qunar.com; where she managed a portfolio of accommodations, tour operators as well as travel agents in South East Asia.

Peisi Chen

Regional Director of Sales IDeaS Revenue Solutions

Agenda 3:00pm

Peisi Chen

With over 10 years’ experience in e-commerce, online travel, and revenue management, Peisi is currently the Regional Director of Sales at IDeaS Revenue Solutions, helping hotels in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Thailand and Korea establish revenue management culture and drive better revenue.
She specialises in business development, driving conversion, online marketing, managing teams, project management and account management.
Peisi joined IDeaS from HRS Hotel Reservation Service, where she worked as the Regional Director of Hotel Solutions, pioneered the setup of Asia Pacific office and led a team of 10 to acquire new hotel partners and optimise revenue in APAC.

Charlie Osmond

Chief Tease Triptease

Agenda 3:30pm

Charlie Osmond

Passionate about improving online travel, Charlie launched Triptease in 2013 to help hotels deliver a better digital experience and increase direct bookings. Triptease pioneered the Direct Booking movement and quickly gained a reputation for its first product Price Check.
In 2015 the firm was awarded Innovation of the Year at PhocusWright Europe, and Charlie was named in HSMAI’s list of 25 Extraordinary Minds in Hospitality Sales & Marketing.

Mike Goldenberg

Senior Vice President of Business Solutions Cendyn

Agenda 3:45pm

Mike Goldenberg

Mike Goldenberg is Senior Vice President of Business Solutions at Cendyn. With over 20 years in the hospitality business, Mike is responsible for helping drive Cendyn’s growth and expansion across the globe.
Mike is currently serving as General Manager of Asia Pacific, splitting his time between Singapore and Sydney, where he oversees Cendyn’s rapidly growing presence in the region.

Venue

The Royal Pacific Hotel and Towers

China Hong Kong City,
33 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui,
Kowloon, Hong Kong

Tel: +852 2736 1188 Official site: Official site  |  How to get there?

Contact

Wong Yin Yin

Marketing & Communication Director, Asia
FASTBOOKING

yywong@fastbooking.net
+65 6223 2730

David Yuan

Country Manager, Greater China
FASTBOOKING

dyuan@fastbooking.net
+86 185 0018 1001