29 Nov, 2016
Date and Place of Birth: 14 July 1952, Bangkok
1972: Holy Infant Jesus Commercial School, Bangkok
2009: Thai Institute of Directors, Director Certification Program
1974-1984 Tour Guide, Tour East (Thailand) Ltd.
1984-1990 Incentive Tour-Coordinator, Tour East
1990-1992 Marketing Manager, Tour East
1992-1997 Country Manager, Tour East (Thailand)
1997-2001 General Manager, Destination Asia (Thailand) Ltd.
2001- Present: Managing Director, Destination Asia (Thailand) Ltd.
2012 – Present: Deputy CEO, Destination Asia
• Board of Director, Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB)
• Vice President, Thailand Incentive and Convention Association (TICA)
• Expert Committee Member of National Tourism Policy of the Prime Minister Office
• Committee Member of Tourism Business and Guide of the Ministry of Tourism and Sports (2008-2013)
• Board of Director, Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) 2008-2010
• Vice President, Tourism Council of Thailand (2010-2016)
Awards & Decorations:
2015: Women Leadership Excellence Awards from CMO Asia
2012: Tourism Authority of Thailand Recognition Award
Has spent her entire professional life in tourism, beginning as a guide immediately after graduating in 1974, and doing what what she loved most – “bring my beloved Thailand to the eyes of the world.”
Source: Pornthip Hirunkate