|October 28, 2015|
ATPI Group Purchases DTC Travel In Malaysia And Expands Management Team In Asia Pacific
|The ATPI Group has expanded its operation in Malaysia following its acquisition of DTC Travel. Now known as ATPI Malaysia the company has appointed Karen Salvador as managing director, Malaysia. DTC Travel was formally a partner of the growing ATPI Network. The new team will double in size and will occupy refurbished offices in the business region of Kuala Lumpur.|
In further developments, ATPI has relocated its expanding Singapore team to larger premises, located in the Tampines business region, with enhanced roles for key personnel to accommodate its growing business in the region.
Vivian Choo moves into the role of regional director, strategic sales for the ATPI Group across Asia Pacific and her remit will cover South East Asia. Prior to joining the ATPI Group just over 12 months ago, Choo held senior business development roles for various leading international travel management companies.
The role of managing director for Singapore will be filled by Matthew Stewart. Previously holding senior sales and account management roles for Griffin, the international travel company acquired by the ATPI Group in November 2014, Stewart has been based in the city-state for a number of years.
Stewart will be supported by Kelly Jones in the newly created role of regional head of key account management -- Far East, with responsibility for the team throughout Asia Pacific, an expanded remit from her previous role as head of regional key account management.
Graham Ramsey, chief executive officer, the ATPI Group, explains: "Growing our presence in Asia Pacific has been a key objective for us in recent years. We believe that our people offer a global perspective, combined with the best regional knowledge, which when united with our global buying power, benefits clients from all industry sectors."
Across the Asia Pacific the ATPI Group now has 22 offices, with operations in all of the major business hubs of the region and has successful operations in corporate travel, shipping and energy travel, corporate event management and online travel technology.