Dec 3: Insight Vacations & Luxury Gold, two award-winning brands of The Travel Corporation (TTC), are pleased to announce Anthony Lim as the new Managing Director for Asia for both brands.
â€œWe are very pleased to welcome Anthony to the Insight Vacations & Luxury Gold family. He has a stellar track record, superb trade relationships and a wealth of experience across both the travel and hospitality industry,â€ said Ulla Hefel BÃ¶hler, Global CEO of Insight Vacations & Luxury Gold. â€œHis deep understanding of the importance of relationships in our business is invaluable as he will be responsible for growing our partnerships with the travel trade and agent partners across Asia, and placing our guests at the heart of everything we do. We want to introduce a new way to travel here in Asia: luxury guided holidays for smaller groups with one-of a kind experiences that canâ€™t be canâ€™t be easily arranged by those travelling independently.â€
Anthony Lim brings a wealth of marketing and sales management experience to Insight Vacations & Luxury Gold, gained through a long and successful career in senior executive roles across both healthcare, hospitality and the airline industry. He has successfully led different business teams across South East Asia, North East Asia including Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea, as well as Sri Lanka, India and Middle East countries in various stages of growth, from driving innovation to business expansion.
Anthony comments in his new remit, “I’m excited to take Insight Vacations and our Luxury Gold brand to the next level in Asia. We have outstanding travel itineraries that have been thoughtfully selected, and our Travel Directors are experts at delivering seamless, magical travel experiences, such that they regularly receive outstanding feedback from our guests.â€
Anthony also shares his outlook on exclusive holiday experiences such as Luxury Goldâ€™s exclusive Chairman’s Collection of experiences that have been curated by The Travel Corporationâ€™s Chairman Mr Stanley Tollman.
â€œWith our Luxury Gold brand, we elevate travel beyond the ordinary and provide travellers with exceptional service, quality and experiences with personalised service from a Travelling Concierge. As we continue to innovate for the luxury traveller with unique travel experiences that bring a destination to life, we find ourselves privileged to tap into our Chairmanâ€™s extensive connections. Our guests get to meet exceptional Legendary Locals like Princess Anita von Hohenberg (a direct descendant of Maria Theresa and Archduke Franz Ferdinand) and they also gain access to amazing places like the gardens of Alnwick Castle where the Duchess of Northumberland will personally host guests. Similarly, in Italy, guests can join Count Francesco Mazzei at his elegant Tuscan estate for an exclusive lunch and wine tasting.â€
Anthony Lim will lead the team in Asia from the Singapore office and for India, will work closely with Darshan Maheshwari, Country Manager for The Travel Corporation, Asia, Bhavani Arun, Senior Sales Manager, Insight Vacations and Insight Vacations and Luxury Gold General Sales Agent for India- Signature Tours by Creative Travel.