Vietnam-based Asia DMC will launch a North American sales office based in Los Angeles led by American born Asia travel expert, Derek K. Ong, who will be operating as director of sales and marketing .
Operating within the tourism industry for over 14 years, Ong looks to introduce Asia DMC’s products and services to his native market.
North America continues to grow in international tourism with a 6% rise in international trips last year, with destinations within the Mekong sub-region proving increasingly popular.
Establishing a US-based office will allow Asia DMC to connect with North American travel companies, invest in lasting partnerships and develop an increased presence.
Ong said: International tourism from the Americas is becoming more and more important for the success of South East Asian tourism destinations. I am excited to introduce Asia DMC’s products and services to the Americas and develop their position within the marketplace.”
Linh Le, Managing Director of Asia DMC, added: “This is a very exciting time for Asia DMC; we have just recently grown our position within Australasia, Europe and the UK with representatives within each of those regions. We are now able to offer our products to a range of new audiences, with the result of bringing more and more travellers from all over the globe.”