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Angelica Chan: Spearheading ATPI Malaysia’s growth in corporate travel management

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In a significant development, Angelica Chan, a trailblazer in the travel industry, has assumed the role of Country Manager at ATPI Malaysia, marking a pivotal chapter in her illustrious career. Let’s delve into the remarkable journey and accomplishments that have paved the way for her new role.

Professional Background: Driving Growth at Traveloka

Angelica’s tenure as Malaysia’s Country Manager at Traveloka is a testament to her strategic vision and leadership. As one of the pioneer team members, she played a pivotal role in elevating Traveloka from a startup to a leading travel and lifestyle online platform. Within two years, she successfully onboarded over 2000 partners, fostering collaborations that withstood the challenges posed by the pandemic.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Angelica’s collaboration with the Malaysian Medical Association and Medical Healthcare Travel Council showcased her commitment to societal well-being. The launch of the ‘Medical Heroes Appreciation’ initiative in 2020 recognized the sacrifices of frontline medical workers in combating the spread of COVID-19 in Malaysia.

Collaborative efforts with Tourism Malaysia, such as promoting domestic travel to Langkawi, and partnerships with the Ministry of Education for teacher-focused tourism initiatives demonstrated Angelica’s commitment to stimulating the national economy and enhancing the well-being of communities.

A Recognised Voice in the Industry

Angelica’s media presence reflects her influence and expertise in the travel sector. Her insights have been featured in podcasts, TV interviews, radio appearances, and publications. Noteworthy mentions include appearances on The Breakfast Grille with BFM, a podcast with Ibrahim Sani on Traveloka’s strategic preparedness, and a TV interview on ‘New Frontier Travel’ with RTM.

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Pursuing B2B and Sustainable Growth

Angelica’s decision to transition from Traveloka to ATPI is rooted in a desire to explore new opportunities in the B2B and corporate travel sector. With over a decade of experience in B2C travel and having been a part of two startups, she aims to contribute to ATPI’s mission and grow its presence in Malaysia.

“I have been involved in two startups and have over 10 years of experience in the B2C travel industry. It’s time to challenge myself with new opportunities in the B2B or corporate travel sector. The pandemic has reshaped consumer behavior and industry practices, emphasizing the importance of technology and sustainability. Collaborative efforts and sustainable development will play a crucial role in driving Malaysia’s tourism economy forward. With ATPI, I am committed to expanding its foothold in Malaysia, particularly in B2B corporate travel, Sports Travel, Marine Travel, Energy Travel, and MICE travel. I aim to share ATPI’s technological advancements and sustainability goals with our business partners, fostering growth and sustainability hand in hand.”

Expectations at ATPI:

  • Provide an environment conducive to contribution and pride
  • Opportunity to leverage skills and experience
  • Career advancement and growth opportunities
  • Recognition for contributions

Vision and Goals at ATPI Malaysia: To establish ATPI as one of the world’s leading travel management and events companies in Malaysia, becoming the top-of-mind choice for corporate travellers planning business trips or events.

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As Angelica embarks on this new role, her rich experience, collaborative spirit, and commitment to sustainable growth position her as a valuable asset for ATPI Malaysia’s journey ahead. We look forward to witnessing her continued success and contributions to the travel industry.

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