Uniglobe has appointed David Hughes as the new managing director, Uniglobe Travel (Asia Pacific), where he will work alongside the team at Uniglobe Travel HQ in Vancouver, to expand the Asia Pacific footprint and increase multi-national networking opportunities for specialty brand, Global Solutions.
With more than 25 years of leadership experience in the travel management industry, Hughes has in-depth knowledge regarding airlines, corporate and retail travel and tour/wholesale operations. Hughes has held senior executive management positions with Qantas Airways, Qantas Business Travel (QBT) and was the managing director of Travel Counsellors. He was also a member of the Global Business Travel Association’s (GBTA) Asia Pacific board and Executive Committee for the Jetset Travelworld Group (now Helloworld).
"I am delighted to have the opportunity to work with a truly global business and leader in corporate travel,” Hughes said. “Uniglobe's values and approach to business are consistent with what I believe delivers exceptional outcomes for customers and members of the group and I look forward to extending this reach across Asia/Pacific."