NOMINATIONS OPEN TILL 15th MAY 2023

WOMEN ENTREPENEURS IN TRAVEL ASIA

Category: Excellence in Mentoring

Katherine Ng
Managing Director
One Crew

Nandini Dash
Academician

Elena Orru
General Manager
The Pavilions Hotel Phuket

Komal Darira
Founder
Women for World

Celia Lao
GM Greater China
Air Asia Digital

Carmela Bocanegra
Vice President
Chroma Hospitality

Sumi Soorian
Director
Phuket Hotel Association

Liz Ortiguera
Co-Founder
Bridge Experiences

Chooleng Goh
General Manager
Athenee Hotel Bangkok

Category: Woman Foodpreneur

Anahita Dhondy Bhandari
Chef & Author
Moonshine Food Ventures LLP

Janice Wong
CEO & Chef
JWO Holdings & 2am: dessertbar

Pooja Dhingra
Founder & CEO| Pastry Chef| Author
Le15 Patisserie

Pichaya Utharntharm "Chef Pam"
CEO & Chef
POTONG

Category: Inspirational Entrepreneur

Hannah Pearson
Founder
Pear Anderson

Ann Wong
Co-Founder
Penan Women Project

Ha Lam
Founder
Happy Traveler

Hien Tran
Co-founder/CFO
Coxi Travel & Tourism

Christelle Khamsing
Professor in Tourism and Hospitality
Assumption Business Administration College

Rujirapun Juangroongruangkit (Mook)
Executive Vice President
Pattana Sports Resort, Chonburi, Thailand

Christine Cunanan
Founder
Travellife publisher and editor

WOMEN OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY


Category: Sustainable Development Advocate

Liz Ortiguera
Co-Founder
Bridge Experiences

Ewa Narkiewicz
Director
Elephantstay Ayutthaya

Michelle Reedy
Director
Elephantstay Ayutthaya


Minu Chawla
Founder
RoadsWellTravelled

Shoba Mohan
Founder
Rare India

Amelia Roziman ABS CIS
Chief Executive Officer
Business Events Sarawak

Surayyal Hizmi
Lecturer
Lombok Tourism Polytechnic

Category: Community & Social Champion

Sukeerti Raikwar
Founder
Soulful Safaris


Ayu Kristiana
Country Manager
Discova Indonesia

Phuong Doan
Regional Education Manager
Discova Vietnam

Dr Avita Khawas
Director
Walkaround India

Rachel O Shea
Founder
Buffalo Dairy

Wei Lin Kwee
President of the Singapore Hotel Association
Head of Hotels Pontiac Land Group

Category: Humanitarian of Travel

Vinita Rashinkar
Tourism Marketing Entrepreneur
Amara Vedic Wellness GmbH

Vicki Parris
VP Customer Success
FCM Travel Solutions Asia

Ria Ledesma
Vice President
AppleOne Properties, Inc.

WOMEN OF THE FUTURE


Category: Tourism Innovator

Gloria Bui
Director
Exotica Asia

Leanne Harwood
SVP Managing Director JAPAC and President Accommodation Association
IHG Hotels & Resorts

Grace Tolentino
Chairman and CEO
Boracay Beach Inc., Boracay Capital Holdings Inc

Lada Shelkovnikova
Partner, Hotels & Hospitality
Watson Farley & Williams

Hok Yean Chee
President - Asia Pacific
HVS

Lyba Godio
Chief Operating Officer
One-Of Collection Group of Resorts

Category: Tech Trailblazer

Chitra Gurnani Daga
CEO
Thrillophilia.com

Nanki Singhachthep
Co-Founder
Avalon Analytics

Anna Gong
CEO & Founder
Perx Technologies

Sandy Wee, CRME
Senior Regional Director of Sales, APAC
"Experience IDeaS Revenue Solutions - a SAS Company "

Category: Forward Thinker in Travel

Rutjiret Ananphong
General Manager
Centara Hotels & Resorts

Anchalika Kijkanakorn
Managing Director & Founder
Akaryn Hotel Group

Emma Gray
Vice President, Business Development
Delivering Asia Communications

Neha Pandey
Regional Director, Asia Pacific
The Leading Hotels of the World

ESSENCE OF WOMEN AWARD


Category: Positive Disruptor

Captain Zephina Khanam
Captain
AirAsia

Sharon Perez
Executive Vice President
The Travel Depot

Blessy Townes
Vice President & Head of Digital Marketing and Branding
Discovery Hospitality

Marisa Sukosol Nunbhakdi
President Thai Hotel Association & Executive Vice President
Sukosol Hotels

Caroline Shen
Director of Sales & Marketing
Renaissance Pattaya

Category: Rising Star in Travel

Katherine Ng
Managing Director
One Crew

Bonnie Leung
Operations Leader
FCM Hong Kong

Sina Lorn
Assistant Country Manager
Discova Cambodia

Vitna Mohamed Walid Achour
Author
"Born to Fly Cebu Pacific Air"

Category: Spirit of Resilience Award

Elena Orru
General Manager
The Pavilions Hotel Phuket

Katherine Ng
Managing Director
One Crew

Lina Abdullah
Director of Operations - Oakwood Thailand & General Manager Oakwood Hotel & Residence Sri Racha
Oakwood Hotels

Lily Udomkunnatum
Founder and Managing Director
Burasiri Group

Monchanok Adhyanasakul
General Manager
Amatara

Christina Ho
Airplane Pilot
Cathay Pacific Airways

Monika Anggreni
Captain
Air Asia Indonesia

Siok Hui Tan
Learning and Development Manager
Conrad Centennial Singapore

MALE CHAMPION FOR GENDER EQUALITY


Category: C-Level Male Champion

Anthony Jude Tan
Managing Director, Chief Advisor, Group Managing Director / Founder / Shareholder
Siam iRetreat Co. Ltd, iRETREAT Wellness Meditation, AJT Wellity, AJT Holdings

MOST INSPIRING WOMAN IN TRAVEL (ASIA) 2023

Katherine Ng
Managing Director
One Crew

Aini Wikamto
Managing Director
Khiri Travel Indonesia

Vitna Mohamed Walid Achour
Author
"Born to Fly Cebu Pacific Air"

HALL OF FAME: MOST INSPIRING WOMAN IN TRAVEL (ASIA) 2023

Liz Ortiguera
Co-Founder
Bridge Experiences

Gai Tyrrell
MD Australasia
Globus Family Brands

Nopparat Aumpa
Senior Assistant Vice President & GM
Banyan Tree

TDs Inspiring Women in Travel Asia Awards 2023
Bangkok and VIRTUAL