Leaders of Change
Exclusive Dialogue with HomeAway’s
Dan Lynn
  Dan has spent most of his career in online travel. He currently leads the HomeAway APAC business, which incorporates Stayz in Australia, Bookabach in New Zealand, and HomeAway Asia as well as a stake in Tujia in China.
Dan started his career with McKinsey UK and spent 8 years at Expedia in different countries, later coming to Singapore as the 1st CEO of AirAsiaExpedia where he set up its Asia Pacific operations.
Dan offers his thoughts on the global online travel markets and how rapidly these have evolved.
In today’s travel market, competition is stiff and consumer expectations continue to rise. In an industry where the experience is everything, how does a portal like HomeAway differentiate itself from the competition?
I think principally in three ways.

The most important way is we have inventory that nobody else has. Most online travel players have the same standard hotel rooms. With vacation rentals you get to stay in unique homes, and get a vastly more unique, private and comfortable experience. There are almost no global players with the breadth and depth of the very best whole homes that we have. We have more than a million beautiful homes all around the world, and these offer a more affordable way for a family to get the space they need than a hotel.
News & Updates

Penrhyn Strengthens its Asia Pacific Presence with the addition of The People At Work
We are delighted to announce our new strategic partnership with Penrhyn International, a leading global network of retained executive search firms. We are confident that with this partnership, we will be able to bring even greater value-add to the strategic talent search needs across the globe.
Penrhyn International Chair, Connie Adair, comments: “We are delighted to welcome The People at Work – their introduction is a significant addition to our global capabilities, extending the resources and access to talent we can provide to our international clients operating in Asia Pacific. Their depth of industry expertise, clear commitment to quality and global mindset represents a tremendous asset to Penrhyn in the region, as we continue to service increasingly diverse business flows in these markets”
Click here to read the official press release.
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Our Partner for Strategic Talent Advisory, Kenneth Leow was invited by Swedish Business Association of Singapore to speak on the above topic last October. This was a very cozy dinner and drinks setting kindly provided by the Swedish Ambassador, Hakan Jevrell at his official residence.

During the session, Kenneth shared experiences and case studies on what HR practitioners can do to become more effectively aligned to top management.

Your team at TPAW
We are very happy to announce the promotions of (L to R) Jasmine Lim to Research Manager-Singapore; Christine Dapa to the Regional Director and Claude Saco to Office Manager (Philippines); Laura Zhu to Senior Research Executive. We congratulate all of them on their well-deserved promotions!
TPAW is also delighted to welcome Marine Senechal (Far Right) as Research Associate at our Singapore office this month. Marine joins us all the way from Paris. Welcome to TPAW family!
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