Tour East Strategy Discussion
On 25th of July in Singapore, Mr. Suzuki – President & CEO, Chris Bailey – Senior Vice President, and Ow Yong Kit Fun – Tour East Singapore General Manager took the opportunity to brief Singapore’s most luxurious 5-star hotels on the developments happening within the group and specifically for the company in Singapore.
– 20 hoteliers from the most luxurious 5-star hotels were invited to attend a briefing on the New Tour East Group at the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel.
In his opening speech, Mr. Shigeyuki Suzuki, CEO, and President of Tour East Holdings thank the partners and express sincere appreciation for all their support to Tour East Singapore. At the helm now is Tour East Singapore GM and MD, Ms. Ow Yong Kit Fun who will strategize and focus on our goal to become the No 1 DMC in Singapore handling Non-Japanese inbound business.
Mr. Suzuki declares “We will change as the market itself keeps changing”. The New Tour East Group will continue to cultivate and diversify our business and customer portfolio and expect great support from our partners to grow and expand the Inbound business to Singapore together!
Snr VP of Sales & Marketing, International – Mr. Chris Bailey further elaborated on the Group’s focus for the coming years, 2019 – 2022: Our regional coverage and presence in 15 countries, 31 destinations and over 500 associates with 2 regional hubs in Singapore and Bangkok will support our growing expansion into the Inbound business for the Asia Pacific.
Using technology for seamless integration with our agents whilst providing an easy access to our inventory of products – hotels, tours, transfers and now immersive, experiential tours with heritage and cultural insights a growing trend for the 21 st century.
Mr. Bailey adds, “It’s about the Experience!” and informs the partners that Tour East is also keen to grow the Luxury FIT/GIT sector. To appeal to the discerning luxury market, we will open our first full-service centre in Los Angeles and expand our International sales network, especially in America.
In conclusion, he appeals to the hotel partners to work with us to showcase their products and services outside of the guestrooms; be our preferred partners to grow our business together and create for our passengers – Perfect Moments, Always.