7 Dec, 2016
Date and Place of Birth: 10 December 1939/ Yangon, Myanmar.
Marital Status: Single
Bachelor of Arts – History, University of Rangoon, Myanmar – (1966)
Sales Representative, B.O.A.C. (now British Airways), Rangoon – (1960-1970)
Sales Manager, Air France , Rangoon –(1970-1976)
General Manager, Skyline Travel Services, Bangkok – (1978-1992)
Founder, Burma Cultural Tours, Bangkok – (1980-1992)
Manager, Elephant House Furniture & Interior Decoration, Yangon- (1994-2003)
Proprietor, Padonmar Restaurant & Thai Cuisine, Yangon-(2003-Present)
Other Industry Positions
Chairman, Myanmar Restaurant Association, Yangon – ( 2011-2015)
President, Skal International Yangon Club 231, Yangon – (2013-2016)
Founder/ Chairman, Myanmar Ethnic Restaurateurs Association (Yangon) – (Present)
Member, Rotary Club Yangon – (Present)
One of the early generation of private sector tourism pioneers who struggled to keep visitors flowing in the days of the military government and restricted visa durations of maximum one week, later extended to two weeks.
Source: Sonny Aung Khin and Travel Impact Newswire archives.