– Asia before being appointed to his current role.
Andrew commenced his career in a travel agency in Australia. He subsequently joined the airline industry, working with Cathay Pacific Airways and Singapore Airlines in customer service and sales roles. His core responsibilities included boosting revenue growth from passenger sales and MICE activities.
In 2001, Andrew furthered his career by entering the hospitality sector as Regional Business Development Manager for brands such as the Stamford Hotels and Resorts and the Carlton Hotel Group. He later joined Hospitality Marketing Concepts (HMC) as their Director of Business Development, where he oversaw all sales and marketing functions in Australia, New Zealand and Asia. As a result, Andrew is highly experienced in acquisitions and business development of four and five star hotels throughout the Asia Pacific region. He has a proven track record of increasing revenue, profitability and improving customer retention. A polished and engaging presenter, Andrew is frequently invited to address audiences at travel and hospitality conferences, events, trade shows, as well as educational institutions such as the Cornell Nanyang Institute of Management in Hospitality, the University Of Nevada Las Vegas, Singapore William F. Harrah College Of Hotel Administration and The Tourism Academy.
Established in 1994, TMS Asia Pacific (TMS) is the leading specialist Travel, Tourism and Hospitality recruitment and HR services company. Offices in Singapore, Bangkok, Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Auckland offer comprehensive coverage over 22 key market sectors across the Asia Pacific region. TMS has also established strategic global partnerships in the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates.
TMS has set the industry benchmark by being the first Travel & Hospitality Recruitment Firm to receive a quality certification – Best Practice Accreditation in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008. In an industry where discretion, trust and staying well-connected are significant fundamentals.