SINGAPORE, 1 February 2018: Tour East Holdings announced, today, the appointment of Ow Yong Kit Fun as Tour East Singapore’s managing director and general manager.
Her appointment takes immediate effect.
Kit Fun brings to the leading DMC group, part of the JTB Global DMC network, more than 30 years of travel industry experience, mostly with parent company JTB in Singapore and more recently in Japan.
During her tenure, she has undertaken a variety of leadership roles spanning the inbound and outbound sectors, travel procurement and operations.
Commenting on the appointment Kit Fun said: “I have thoroughly enjoyed my time in Tokyo working with and learning from a team of dedicated colleagues. I am now equally delighted to be joining Tour East Singapore Pte Ltd.
“Singapore as a destination continues to delight and amaze millions of visitors and I cannot wait to be a part of that and of course resume working with all my friends and colleagues in the wider travel and hospitality sector that creates the magic.”
Also commenting on the announcement, Tour East Group president and CEO, Shigeyuki Suzuki said: “We are absolutely delighted to have Kit Fun join our growing team. She brings with her so much experience, knowledge and contacts at an important time of business expansion for our company.”
Established in 1972, Tour East Group provides destination management services within Asia-Pacific for the global travel industry. It has 14 operating destinations in Singapore, China & Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Australia and New Zealand.