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

General Manager (GM)

Brand TD by Travel Daily Media • Bangkok

Renaissance Pattaya: A beachy luxury resort for expats in Thailand

Nestled against Na Jomtien Beach, Renaissance Pattaya sits in a quiet area of the city, ideal for relaxation seekers. The five-star resort in the heart of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) offers easy access to business, leisure, and cultural attractions. Within the premises of this beach resort await flexible meeting rooms, sumptuous meals and divine spa treatments.

Travel trends shaping experiential journeys and tours in 2024

While ‘revenge travel’ has abated, the return to travel reached new heights in 2023, from roads and rails to the seas, skies, and into space. Sightseeing pass company Go City witnessed a roaring sales surge in 2023, but not just in the expected tourist meccas. Travelers, fueled by a thirst for fresh experiences, flocked to […]

Thailand launches ‘Thais Always Care’ campaign

To reinforce the concept of a welcoming culture, The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) officially launched the ‘Thais Always Care’ campaign earlier this month in collaboration with the Tourist Police and private companies like Central Pattana and Grab Thailand. Here’s what that means for visitors. CARE – to make tourists feel safe and welcome Thailand […]

6 Tips for Becoming a Successful Travel Agent

Successful travel agents go beyond booking holiday vacations as they work hard to ensure their clients receive the best possible service. If you’re considering a career path in this dynamic field or want to upgrade your client list, here are six essential tips that can help.

Raising Standards and Championing Sustainability for HoReCa

In a world increasingly conscious of its ecological footprint, the hotels, restaurants, and catering (HoReCa) sector have emerged as a lead champion of sustainability. Embracing a multitude of green initiatives, the sector is leading a transformative journey towards a more sustainable and socially responsible future.

Avani Pattaya: A boutique luxury hotel for long-term stayers

Snuggled against the shore on Pattaya Beach Road, Avani Pattaya Resort offers cosy stays for long-term travellers. The boutique luxury hotel in Pattaya is a stone’s throw from shopping malls like The Royal Garden Plaza and Central Festival, and hearty meals and heavenly spa treatments are available within the premises of this beachy boutique resort. […]

Go City fuels expansion boom in China market with successful launch of WeChat mini programme

The launch of Go City’s Weixin (WeChat) mini programme was a big move of sightseeing pass giant Go City, and it has been consistently generating remarkable revenue growth from customers in Mainland China well ahead of pre-pandemic revenue figures, according to Dawn Jeremiah, Vice President, Marketing & Ecommerce (APAC) for Go City. She adds, “Within […]

Best Western opens 6 exceptional hotels in Asia

With six recent hotel openings in Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, and the Philippines, BWH℠ Hotels continues to expand rapidly in Asia. From upmarket beachfront hotels to sleek city havens ideal for extended breaks, Best Western Hotels & Resorts are reaching new heights in Southeast Asia. Thailand 1. Best Western Click Sathorn 11 Bangkok Off the main […]

Centara Hotels & Resorts present 4 exciting destinations in Central and Northeast Thailand

With three exquisitely beautiful hotels in Thailand’s rural and historic northeast and a new one in central Thailand, Centara Hotels & Resorts offer exciting stays to experience the history and local culture. Here’s what makes these destinations unique. A culturally rich region Bordered by Laos and Cambodia, Northeastern Thailand takes you off the tried-and-trodden track. […]

Marriott Maldives business council launches partnership with USAID to elevate mutual collaboration with local islands

Recently, the Maldives had the honor of a visit by the honorable Samantha Power, Administrator of The United States Agency for International Development (USAID). During her visit to Maldives, she signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Chairman of Marriott Maldives Business Council, Renato De Oliveira. USAID and the seven Marriott International resorts in Maldives will partner to explore how to enhance mutually beneficial collaboration with local islands and expand economic opportunities for their residents.
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