The Travel Corporation (www.thetravelcorporation.com) today announced the appointment of Ms Margaret Soh as Vice President, Sales, for China. Based in Shanghai, Ms Soh will be in charge of outbound sales from China for Trafalgar,
Insight Vacations, Contiki Holidays and Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection to all destinations they offer, Inspiring Journeys and AAT Kings in Australia, Thompson Holidays to Southern Africa and Red Carnation Hotels.
Margaret will be responsible for supporting and servicing agents in key cities of China and promoting the superb products of Insight Vacations, Trafalgar’s guided holidays, Contiki Holidays and Uniworld Boutique River Cruises. She will work closely with The Travel Corporation team in Singapore.
Brett Tollman, President & CEO of The Travel Corporation commented “We are so pleased that Margaret has joined our fourth generation family business. Her long-standing, excellent background and experience in Shanghai complement our superb brands very well. Each brand has the same core values and beliefs – we are all committed to establishing lasting relationships with our customers, by exceeding their expectations, the first time and every time. We do so by delivering a consistently outstanding quality of service, experience and value. We look forward to Margaret helping establish and adapt our brands in the local community by working closely with our travel agency partners.”
“We are excited that Margaret is joining us as we embark on our growth strategy in Asia,” said Robin Yap, Managing Director of The Travel Corporation Singapore. “Her depth of experience and marketing expertise in China will further strengthen our sales efforts and she will be fully supported by the Singapore team.”
Ms Soh has over 18 years of cross-functional experience in the travel industry and hospitality including business development, events and marketing. With the growing affluence of the outbound China market, Ms Soh’s appointment is timely as The Travel Corporation is strengthening its position in the industry with its “Look East for Growth” strategy.
Prior to joining The Travel Corporation Pte Ltd, Ms Soh was employed as Country Manager of Randall Marketing where she was responsible for developing new outbound accounts and servicing the existing key business accounts.
She was also responsible for driving partnership with banks, airlines and tourism bureau for sales and marketing.