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Elite Resorts of Asia Pacific is pleased to introduce its E Team – Board of Directors

September 11, 2013 Appointments No Comments Email Email

Elite Resorts of Asia Pacific is pleased to introduce its E Team – Board of Directors comprising global luxury hospitality and lifestyle industry leaders.

This board represents an invaluable regional and global luxury business resource. All board members have a demonstrated record of success in the critical areas of international business development, brand leverage, partnering, marketing & distribution of luxury hospitality products; to include The Leading Hotels of the World, MOHG, Rafael, Regent, Hilton, Accor, Singapore Airlines, R.C.I to name but a few global organisations the Board members have worked with and in alliance.

The E Team Board of Directors features –

Paul M. McManus – recently retired as Vice Chairman of Leading Ventures, LLC. Previously, Paul was President and Chief Executive Officer of The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd., having assumed the post in January 1998. He is credited with transforming The Leading Hotels of the World from a reservation processing company to a full service global luxury marketing organization with focus on the emerging BRIC markets.

Paul, a career hotelier whose early experiences included marketing and management positions with Hilton Corp., Rock Resorts, Regent International, among others, was the founder and C.E.O. of Reservation Systems Inc.; a hotel reservation and representation firm that Paul conceptualized and grew to more than 150 hotel accounts prior to its sale. He continues to serve on a number of industry and philanthropic boards and resides with his wife Doerte in Charleston, South Carolina, USA./font>

“I am excited for the prospect of delivering a myriad of luxury hospitality products to consumers whose standards demand innovative marketing and reservations services. Elite is designed to support strong and successful brands in their quest to reach all generations of luxury customers through a multitude of channels and lifestyle-centric environments.”

Welf Ebeling – Welf is the Vice President – Asia Pacific for the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA).

Previously he was the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of the Syngenuity Group LLC and EVP and COO of The Leading Hotels of the World. Welf has been part of the luxury hotel industry for over 35 years and has worked on three continents.

In his earlier life he worked for such iconic brands such as Mandarin Orientalwhere he was the Resident Manager of the Mandarin Hong Kongand Regent International Hotels for which he managed the Regent of Kuala Lumpur as well as the Regent of Hong Kong.As partner of the Rafael Group he was for over 10 years the Managing Director of the Breidenbacher Hof in Duesseldorf, Germany. Originally from Germany he now holds both US and German citizenships. He is married and lives with his wife in Bangkok, Thailand.

Michael Flynn – is a seasoned hotel and travel industry professional and has held senior corporate positions with several iconic global hospitality companies notably as Senior Vice President Marketing and Sales Accor Asia Pacific and Vice President Sales and Marketing Asia Pacific for Hilton International. He also has held the position of Senior Vice President & Managing Director for RCI Asia Pacific. This luxury residence and development experience is also an asset to the Elite Living pillar.

After many years a resident of Asia Michael now lives with his wife in Australia.

Mark Greedy – is the Founder and C.E.O. of Elite Resorts of Asia Pacific. Mark found outstanding and unique blended luxury and lifestyle industry success with Leadership and C.E.O. responsibilities for the finest including – Singapore Airlines, Pan Pacific Hotels, BBDO Advertising, Tour East International, Jetset Travel International and The Leading Hotels of the World.

Mark has lived in Singapore for over 27 years with his fiction novelist wife Joy

Mark said:

“To use Elites bi – line “the finest, together” is most appropriate in this case as Elite, its luxury lifestyle members will benefit greatly from such a globally aware and recognised senior counsel, influence, introduction and innovators within its E Team. This will positively reflect upon the global benefits and value gained from Elite membership as we continue to evolve and grow in all luxury segments of our Elite enterprise.”

The appointment of the E Team Board of Directors comes at a time when Elite is swiftly evolving to become the global online luxury eco-system of “the finest, together” – uniquely with an Asian Centre.

Elite have been extremely selective and strategic in the matter of its E Team Board of Director invitations.

“The E Team is a unique and significant point of difference. Elite’s business model, being a 95% Showcase, Branding and Sales distribution vehicle for it’s across the luxury market mix needs uniquely truly professional Marketing and Sales leadership support responsible for its member’s objectives.

This is unrivalled and an especially great asset of undisputable value”.

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