Diethelm Travel Group has appointed two industry veterans to key senior management positions for Diethelm Travel Singapore, as the Bangkok-based DMC charts its future growth in Singapore, said group managing director Lisa Fitzell.
Taking the role of business consultant at Diethelm Travel Singapore with immediate effect, Yvonne Wong now supports the development of company's business.
Judy Lum Yvonne Wong
She first started working with Holiday Tours & Travel including roles in administration, ticketing and inbound, moving to Jakarta in the 1990s to launch a new Holiday Tours & Travel office, where she then headed for five years.
Wong returned to Singapore in 2000 as the general manager of Tour East Singapore where she was responsible for the overall business activities, day-to-day operations and performance of the company.
Judy Lum will come on board Diethelm Travel Singapore as general manager from February 4, 2017.
Lum started her career as a tour guide, joining Holiday Tours & Travel where she worked in operations, as well as product and business development, before rising to the position of general manager sales & marketing Singapore for Tour East in 1996.
In her most recent role as Tour East's senior vice-president sales & marketing, international, she was responsible for identifying business opportunities, establishing strategies and maintaining client relationships for its group of offices.
Lum also served on the executive committee of National Association of Travel Agents Singapore as chairman inbound from 2012 to 2016.