Tag: Profile

Joel Fisher, Director of Display Advertising Sales, Asia Pacific, TripAdvisor

Joel Fisher is the Director of Display Advertising Sales for Tripadvisor in Asia Pacific. Based in Trip Advisor’s regional headquarters in Singapore, Joel is responsible for driving the growth of its display-based advertising business, leading the sales team across Asia Pacific, including India and Japan. Joel has 20 years of experience across sales, advertising and […]

Georg Ruebensal, Managing Director, Expedia

As Managing Director Expedia ANZ, Georg Ruebensal has overall responsibility for Expedia’s businesses in Australia & New Zealand, with full P&L ownership and strategic direction. Part of the original launch team for Expedia.com.au in 2005, Georg moved into an regional APAC role in 2006, setting up the Expedia Inc. operations (for all three brands) for […]

Anthea Hammon, Managing Director, Scenic World; Director Hammons Holdings

Anthea Hammon, who is speaking at Travel IQ 2018, is the Managing Director of Scenic World, a third-generation family business which has been operating in the Blue Mountains for over 70 years. As Australia’s most visited privately owned tourist attraction that welcomes over one million visitors annually, Anthea has led the company through a strong period of growth and […]

Rachel Wiseman, Chief Investment Officer, NRMA Group

Rachel Wiseman was appointed Chief Investment Officer in November 2016. Rachel is responsible for the NRMA Group’s commercial interests, including corporate development, investments, partnerships and growth, public policy and research, community investment as well as the corporate legal and company secretariat functions. Before joining the NRMA, Rachel held the role of General Manager Corporate Development […]

Rachel Argaman, CEO, Toga Hotels

A visionary leader who believes in “encouraging the heart,” Rachel is currently the CEO of Toga Hotels. With over 20 years international experience at senior management level in the travel and hospitality industry, Rachel has a passion for creating a results-oriented, responsive and market-driven culture within companies. This is backed by a driving belief that the […]

Will Deague, CEO Art Series Hotel Group

William Hunter Deague is the Chief Executive Officer of Asian Pacific Group (APG), the parent company of Australia’s hottest hotel group – Art Series Hotel Group. Educated at Melbourne Grammar, Will holds a Domestic Builders Licence (unlimited) and a private fixed wing and helicopter licence. Joining APBC in 1996, Will worked on a range of […]

Sue Badyari, Chief Executive Officer, World Expeditions

Sue Badyari, is CEO of the World Expeditions Travel Group, operator of small group adventure tours all over the world.  World Expeditions is Australia’s longest established adventure travel company and offers more than 500 stand-alone itineraries, escorted by expert leaders and meticulously designed for those travellers who want to take the ‘paths less travelled’.   Under […]

Karthik Siva, Chairman, Global Brand Forum

Karthik is the founding Chairman of the Global Brand Forum, Asia’s most influential Forum for brands, business and leadership described by BBC as the “ Davos of Branding “. Karthik has been responsible for bringing some of the world’s most influential leaders like Al Gore, Francis Ford Coppola, Rudy Giuliani, Dame Anita Roddick, Warren Bennis, […]

Chris Hall, Group Managing Director, APT

Chris Hall has been in travel industry for over 25 years. During this time he has held roles in sales, marketing, product development, executive management, and Board positions. His career in the industry has seen him work within the wholesale, retail, touring, and cruising sectors. Along with various roles in the industry Chris also was […]