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Top 10 Hospitality Leaders In Asia - 2022
With innovation in the means of transportation, travel has become quite easier for people today and that has significantly driven the travel& tourism and hospitality industry globally. From the earlydays to mid20th Century now, a lot of giant hotel chains have extensively been exercisng their buisnesses into the hospitality industry generating greater revenues. Conclusively, the industry has become more competitive than ever.However, the pandemic prevalence has brough about a turmoil in the industry likewise with lockdown and other government implications, but it is positively standing up no. Also, as the investment appetite increases, and operating performance is dynamically being advanced through introduction of technology and digitalization, the Hotels & Hospitality market continues to grow. The recovery is being largely driven by domestic travel demand, especially in North Asia and Pacific markets, with overall tourist arrivals to Asia Pacific expected to touch the pre-pandemic numbers by 2024. As per studies, the global hospitality market grew from $3,952.87 billion in 2021 to $4,502.83 billion in 2022, registering a CAGR of 13.9 percent. Additionally in Asia, the revenue in the Hotels segment is projected to reach $117.90billion in 2022, and is expected to show a CAGR of 10.83 percent, resulting in a projected market volume of$177.90billion by 2026. There are many adept Hospitality Leaders driving the industry extensively their skills and experience in the overwhelming hospitality industry driven by trends and economic changes.
CEO Insights Asia in this issue presents a list of `Top 10 Hospitality Leaders in Asia - 2022' who have leveraged their extensive industry expertise and experience in offering high-quality hospitality services to the market. The following list has been prepared after being closely scrutinized by a distinguished panel of judges including CXOs, analysts and our editorial board. We recognize their valuable contribution to the ever expanding and competitive market and their ability to sustain themselves and emerge as top contestants through their reliable knowledge.
|Company Logo||Company Management||Company Name||Company Description|
|Alex Bracken,Group Chief Executive Officer||Forefront Hospitality||His career in the United Kingdom and has spent the last two decades in the Middle East, where he has become an essential component in the creation of revolutionary ideas that have won prestigious awards across the world|
|Amit Saberwal,Founder & CEO||RedDoorz||Earlier CBO of MakeMyTrip, now engaged in building the firm- South East Asia's largest new age hospitality company|
|Arthur Kiong,Chief Executive Officer||Far East Hospitality||Has been crucial in expanding the company’s hotel management business through brand transformation and collaborative partnerships and acquisitions|
|Atilla Erda,Co-Founder & CEO||Skool Hospitality||Focused on practical training and application of hospitality skills and replacing traditional classrooms by real-time experiences, serving real hotel guests in operating hotels|
|Cetin Sekercioglu, Co-Founder & CEO||Upgrading||Responsible for operation, development and asset management of diverse brands and complex real estates with outstanding track records in openings and turnarounds and delivered above market profits and RGI|
|Jagdish Sandhu,Co-Founder & CEO||Frozen Lime||Helps in providing a preferred service partner in revenue, distribution, sales and marketing management for Asia’s hospitality and tourism sectors|
|Manav Thadani,Co-Founder||Hotelivate||Serial entrepreneur, trusted advisor and a passionate hotelier, founded a new-age, innovative and curated consulting firm spread across South and Southeast Asia|
|Samir Kuckreja,Founder & CEO||Tasanaya Hospitality||Experienced with a demonstrated history of leadership positions in the hospitality industry with strong professional skills in Food & Beverage Concept Creation, Growth Strategy, Marketing, Technology and Fund Raising|
|Scott Gilman,Co-Founder||JapanQuest Journeys||An international senior business executive has specialties in high-end tourism expert for bespoke luxury travel|
|Vishal Mehra,CEO||Hundred Hospitality||Helps in providing B2B Business Development & Marketing Services to brands & companies that has the potential to scale rapidly & globally|