Mario Hardy was appointed CEO of PATA by the PATA Executive Board at the last Executive Board Meeting held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia in September 2014. TravelMole Publisher, Charles Kao, catches up with Mr Hardy, an entrepreneur and serial angel investor with close to 30 years of combined leadership, corporate development and change management experience.
Prior to PATA, Mr Hardy worked 14 years for UBM/OAG, a business with a focus on data analytics and events for the aviation sector, and occupied several leadership roles in London, Beijing and Singapore. He began his career with People's Express Airlines in 1985, before joining Canadian Airlines in 1987 where he spent 12 years in a number of sales, marketing and operational roles, leading to his appointment in a senior management role heading the Group Sales & Charter division in 1997.
Learn what they have achieved and what are their strategy and programs to continue growing it, in this presentation by Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau's (TCEB), Vice President - Strategic and Business Development, Mrs. Supawan Teerarat in Bangkok.
Leisure, business and conference visitors to Bangkok, take advantage of the Plaza Athenee Bangkok, A Royal Meridien, for luxurious facilities, superior service, restaurants, and a quiet central location to shopping and commercial hubs.
TravelMole Publisher chats with Michael about trends in the industry; Travelport's new Universal API for everyone who wanted access to the data; mobile solutions; new hotel product; market share in Asia Pacific; new Travel Sky China JV. And, PATA.
Erika Harms of the Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria, Geoffrey Lipman of Greenearth and Ron Mader of Planeta.com talk to Valere Tjolle about
sustainable tourism - certification and the future as they see it.
Professor Geoffrey Lipman, Assistant Secretary-General and Chief Spokesperson for the UNWTO talks to Valere Tjolle abouta changing point in his career, the Green Economy, Smart Tourism, Thought leadership, post Copenhagen climate, public affairs, China and the Green Economy