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

AFTA Travel College
International Travel, Fares and Ticketing 1 and 2
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
01 Jan, 1996 - 31 Dec, 1996

Committee Member

TDs Inspiring Women in Travel Asia (IWTA)

Jul 2021 - Present • 1 year 7 months
Committee Member

General Manager (GM)

Travel Daily Media (TD) • Bangkok

Aug 2017 - Present • 5 years 6 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 6 months
Global operations for Travel Daily Jobs

General Manager (GM) • Bangkok

Mar 2017 - Present • 5 years 11 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.

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A new traveller’s guide to destinations abroad

There’s nothing quite like visiting an unfamiliar country and locale, taking in the sights and sounds and feeling like you’re breaking new ground for yourself. It’s the kind of experience you won’t really find anywhere else, which is why so many people are interested in hoisting up their backpacks and doing some hiking on the other side of the world.

Ai Weiwei’s White Chandelier debuts at The St. Regis Venice

The functional artwork is skillfully illuminated thanks to Berengo Studio’s partnership with the creative Italian lighting company Luce5. An exclusive cocktail event at The St. Regis Venice hotel was held on the evening of the 28th of August in the presence of the artist to celebrate the White Chandelier’s debut in the main entrance hall of the historic hotel.

Appointments – August 2022

Here are the new Travel & Hospitality industry appointments for August 2022, a big congratulations from everyone at TD, we wish you every success in your new role. If you have moved roles, please let us know so we can feature you -

Cross Hotels & Resorts scores with its ever green approach

As the hospitality sector begins to display a resurgence in global travel, Cross Hotels & Resorts is ramping up its environmental awareness credentials with the recent signing of two new hotel management agreements (HMA) in Bangkok and Pattaya. The twin deal with Evergreen Hospitality Co., Ltd. ushers in a sustainable drive towards reducing overall emissions.
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