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June 8-10, 2022
Singapore EXPO

Sarah Mathews
Group Head of Destination Marketing APAC at Tripadvisor

Profile

Sarah has over 20+ years of experience in the travel and hospitality industry, is deeply connected globally in the travel industry and currently serves on the executive board of Pacific Asia Travel Association and was the previous Chairperson.

Sarah leads the Marketing Sales team at Tripadvisor, for the Asia Pacific region. With her background, Sarah has a deep understanding on how to leverage digital platforms and big data to promote a destination to the right audience globally, efficiently. Her team’s key focus is to work with and support all Ministries of Tourism across Asia Pacific, as well as help local hospitality businesses better understand the impact of digital to their business.

Under her leadership, the Asia Pacific team launched the first Tripadvisor Destination Academy, a three-day Digital Boot camp for government organisations and the CEO Challenge, a campaign that supports the discovery of lesser known destinations and in 2019 launched the first ever Asia Pacific Destination Leadership Summit focusing on the challenges and opportunities governments and ministries face in travel.

Born and raised in Hong Kong SAR, Sarah has also lived in Beijing and Australia and is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese, giving her a deep understanding and appreciation of the region.

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