Hotel Digital Lab

Speakers

Christine Tan

Managing Director, Asia Pacific D-EDGE Hospitality Solutions

Agenda 2.00pm

Christine Tan

With a great passion for the online travel & distribution industry, Christine has gained over 25 years of leadership experience in this industry. She builds and maintains solid, effective client relationships and has garnered a successful track record in assisting organisations position themselves profitably in this ever-changing technological environment.

Her motivation is derived from her sense of purpose which is to continuously boost confidence and build a strong tribe within the organisation. She builds high performing teams by providing clear directions, fostering collaboration and challenging status quo. She believes that when teams are connected and empowered, they will take ownership and lead the change, to propel the organisation forward.

Christine leads the D-EDGE Hospitality Solutions Asia team as Managing Director, Asia Pacific.

Kim Ong

VP Strategic Sales & Account Management APAC D-EDGE Hospitality Solutions

Agenda 2.00pm

Kim Ong

Kim is a digital marketer and a revenue & reputation management strategist with approximately 20 years of hospitality experience in Asia. Throughout that time, she actively gains new knowledge in the hospitality world and continuously engages with new and existing clients to grow their business.

The VP of Strategic Sales & Account Management in the Asia Pacific region for D-EDGE Hospitality Solutions, Kim’s overall responsibilities include the development and execution of sales strategies as well as to oversee the management of existing accounts.

Kim has held leadership roles in international hotels solution providers and has successfully collaborated with leading hotel chains globally.

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Yuwadee Charoenporn

Director of Sales & Account Management, Thailand D-EDGE Hospitality Solutions

Agenda 2.00pm

Yuwadee Charoenporn

A professional with over 15 years of experience within the hospitality industry in Revenue Management, Digital Marketing, Sales and Marketing. Yuwadee has a great passion for the online businesses.

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Zac Zhang

Account Manager & Hotel Ad Specialist Google

Agenda 2.15pm

Zac Zhang

Zac is currently an Account Manager and Hotel Ads Specialist at Google. In this role, Zac manages the accounts and relationships for some of the largest hoteliers and OTAs in Southeast Asia, Japan, and India. Prior to Google, Zac spent 5 years as a management consultant and has worked on with some of the largest companies in Southeast Asia on topics ranging from market entry to mergers and acquisitions. Zac holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Cambridge.

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Rachel Grier

Area Vice President, Asia Pacifc IDeaS Revenue Solutions

Agenda 2.45pm

Rachel Grier

Rachel Grier is the Area Vice Presidemt, 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.

Rachel possesses a combination of successful leadership experiences in enterprise software and hospitality sales and marketing. With more than two decades of experience, she has a record of growing businesses in the regional hospitality and travel sectors across a range of established and emerging markets in Asia, Pacific and the Middle East.

She was previously the Senior Vice President Sales, Asia Pacific and the Middle East for hotel central reservations leader Pegasus Solutions.

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Ivan Cintado

Sales Director The Hotels Network

Agenda 3.00pm

Ivan Cintado

With 20 years’ experience in the tourism industry, Ivan is a seasoned hospitality professional. He first started to work with SE Asia in 2006 before moving permanently to Bangkok in 2010. Since then, he has been leading various projects in the travel sector in APAC, both offline and online. In 2017, Ivan joined The Hotels Network to head up sales in APAC. His role involves working closely with hoteliers to optimise website conversion and increase both direct bookings and ADR.

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Daniel Mourad

General Manager, APAC Triptease

Agenda 3.30pm

Daniel Mourad

Daniel is a senior business leader with 10 years of experience in Asia & Singaporean PR. He is passionate about creating and developing relationships to drive value through data-driven strategies.

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Vijesh Yoganathan

Regional Director Asia Oaky

Agenda 3.45pm

Vijesh Yoganathan

With over 10 years in the hospitality industry, Vijesh has helped hotels maximise their direct booking revenues using advanced digital marketing & distribution strategies across Asia. As Regional Director Asia, she now leads the expansion of Oaky in the APAC region. Oaky, Ranked No 1. on Hotel Tech Report for Upselling, helps hotels actively drive incremental revenue from their guests, pre-stay.

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Korakot Kanchanapairoj

Business Development Manager PayPal

Agenda 4.00pm

Korakot Kanchanapairoj

Korakot Kanchanapairoj or just “KK” spent 12 years optimising travel supply sales conversion for OTAs and DMCs. He is now with PayPal partnering with Thai travel merchants enhancing conversions at the payment layer of E-Commerce conversion funnel for Travel merchants.

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Venue

Hotel Nikko Bangkok

Fuji 2, Level 4
Thonglor, 27 Soi Sukhumvit 55, Sukhumvit Rd, Klongtan Nua, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

Tel: +66 2 080 2111 Officia Site: Officia Site  |  How to get there?

Contact

Wong Yin Yin

Marketing & Communications Director, Asia
D-EDGE Hospitality Solutions

yywong@d-edge.com
+65 9790 4185

Yuwadee Charoenporn

Director of Sales & Account Management - Thailand
D-EDGE Hospitality Solutions

ycharoenporn@d-edge.com
+66 9 9468 9968

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