Chris Head

Jomtien, Thailand

About Chris Head

General Manager for Travel Daily Media, Travel Daily Jobs, Travel Daily Events and Connect2Social

An experienced travel industry professional with extensive background in both business development and operations within the travel media, agency, tour operations, global distribution systems and airline sectors. Bangkok based, Comprehensive understanding of both the South East Asian and South Pacific travel markets.

Key Attributes:
• Exceptional account management and CRM skills with ability to meet stretch targets
• Strong organizational, networking, relationship building and negotiation skills
• Proven ability to successfully market products & services
• Strong business acumen with ability to achieve stretched targets.
• Sound financial skills – including budget development and setting, monitoring and compliance


Education
AFTA Travel College
International Travel, Fares and Ticketing 1 and 2
Travel
01 Jan, 1998 - 31 Dec, 1999
TIME (Travel Industry Mentoring Experience)
Mentoring with Mr. Ron Rosalki
Travel Mentoring / Airline and Airport operations
01 Jan, 2012 - 31 Dec, 2012
AFTA Travel College
Domestic Travel, Fares & Ticketings 1 and 2
Travel
01 Jan, 1996 - 31 Dec, 1996

General Manager (GM)

Travel Daily Media (TD) • Bangkok

Aug 2017 - Present • 5 years 11 months
Global leader for all operations, development, Finance, Campaign Management, Business Development and Managing Editor.

General Manager (GM)

Travel Daily Jobs • Bangkok

Jul 2017 - Present • 5 years 11 months
Global operations for Travel Daily Jobs

General Manager (GM)

Connect2Social.com • Bangkok

Mar 2017 - Present • 6 years 4 months
Global operations control of entire business unit.

Operations Manager

Travel Daily Media (TD)

Mar 2017 - Jul 2017 • 5 months
Co-ordinate the operations of Travel Daily Media globally.

Project Manager

Travel Daily Media (TD) • Bangkok

Feb 2017 - Mar 2017 • 1 months
Project manage the Traveljobs247.com job board

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Travel Transformation: Defining Travel in 2023

Travel had to come to a standstill for the world to wake up to its importance. In an industry governed by change, be it societal, cultural, or economic - what emerged following the disruption of the last few years are major shifts in consumer mindset, spending, and lifestyle.

Premier Eco-adventure Resort, Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort (Fiji), Launches Soil Regenerative Agriculture Program

With thousands of years acting as protective stewards of the land, the Fijian people know the importance of wise management of the local natural resources. This is a directive followed daily, not just on Earth Day each year. With a nod to this legacy of protecting the land and ocean, Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort, Fiji, the premier eco-adventure luxury destination in the South Pacific, is excited to unveil “Soil School” for the resort’s youngest guests.

6 Things To Enjoy In Kenya

One of the most diverse travel destinations in Africa is Kenya. Going on safari in world-class parks like the Masai Mara National Reserve is the main draw, but this equatorial East African nation also has a lot of other interesting things to do. Famous things to find in Kenya incorporate the unspoiled sea shores, seaward reefs and old Swahili settlements that line the Indian Sea shoreline.

Egis’ Architecture Line Opens New London Campus

The renowned multidisciplinary engineering and operations company, Egis, has opened new studios in London, UK. The shared workplaces are designed to foster collaboration and design innovation. The establishment of the Egis’ Architecture Line follows the recent merger of international architecture practice 10 Design with SB Architects and Egis’ acquisition of Weston Williamson + Partners in 2022.

Thai Izakaya “Praça” at The Standard, Hua Hin wins the best Hua Hin Restaurant title on TripAdvisor

Named the best hotel in Southeast Asia by Travel + Leisure in 2022 and making a splash on Condé Nast Traveler’s “Hot List” the same year, The Standard, Hua Hin adds another feather to its cap with its restaurant Praça reaching the top of TripAdvisor ranking.  As of March 18, the laid-back Thai izakaya on the resort town’s famous beach walk is officially Hua Hin’s best restaurant.

Equator starts onboarding hotels in South East Asia

Equator starts onboarding hotels from South East Asia countries for its true marketplace platform launching 1 June 2023. Hotels that activate their properties by 30 June 2023 enjoy applications worth USD260+. Hotels from other countries can pre-register their interest for early bird offers.
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