Hahn Air introduces Arsenio (Zen) Cabanilla Jr.
as the new Regional Vice President for Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia,
the Philippines and Thailand. In his new position, he will assist travel
agents on how to use Hahn Air’s ticketing solutions to increase their sales. In
addition, he will provide support with training, presentations, as well as
targeted sales and marketing activities. Part of his responsibility will also
lie in developing strategic alliances with the local trade.
“We are happy to welcome
Arsenio to the team” said Kimberley Long, Vice President Agency Distribution.
“He complements our team of sales experts perfectly and he works closely with
Regional Vice President An Ngo who is responsible for East Asia and Vietnam. Arsenio has a very
broad background in tourism which will allow him to assume various perspectives
and bring in fresh ideas. He will be an asset for our agency partners and for
Arsenio holds a bachelor’s
degree in Tourism Management from the Polytechnic University of the
Philippines. His track record includes seven years of sales and client service
management (B2B and B2C) with a focus on business development, key account
management and product marketing. His experience in tourism includes positions
at Legend Hotels International, Philippine Airlines and an online travel
agency. Arsenio speaks Filipino and English.
“Having worked in the
tourism sector for several years, I am of course familiar with Hahn Air and its
distribution solutions for travel agencies and airlines. But I also understand
the needs of travel agencies and OTAs with regards to selling flights through
the GDSs. Therefore, I am very excited to join the Hahn Air team, to
communicate the Hahn Air benefits to travel agents and to support them in
growing their revenues”,
said Arsenio Cabanilla Jr.
Hahn Air is the market leader in ticketing
solutions worldwide, providing 100,000 travel agencies in 190 markets with
access to the flights of more than 350 partner airlines via the HR-169 ticket.
It also allows them to choose from a great variety of payment options and
enables them to book over 90 carriers under the codes X1 and H1 that would
otherwise be not available through the GDS.