Bangkok – July 23, 2013

Luxury Asia Travel Luminary Dennis Tan Joins Remote Lands


Remote Lands, the world’s leading ultra-luxe Asia travel designer, is delighted to announce the appointment of Dennis Tan as Vice President of Sales, based in the company’s Bangkok office. Dennis will be responsible for looking after top travel agents worldwide, including the prestigious Virtuoso network, and he will make his debut at Virtuoso’s Travel Week event in Las Vegas August 10-15.

Originally from the Philippines, Dennis joins Remote Lands following a long & successful 20-year career with Abercrombie & Kent. Beginning in Hong Kong as a Tour Director in 1991, he went on to fulfill several roles at A&K including Sales & Marketing Manager, Regional Operations Director and Executive Director, culminating in a position as Managing Director for Southeast Asia and a seat on the company’s Southeast Asia board.

Following a career break, Dennis is fully refreshed and looking forward to joining the Remote Lands team. “I’m happy to be joining such a dedicated and highly specialized company as Remote Lands,” he said. “I am sure that my two decades of experience in Asia luxury travel will help us continue and expand on our current level of success in offering unique bespoke Asia experiences to the world’s most elite travel agents and their clients.”

Jay Tindall, Remote Lands co-founder and Chief Operations Officer, told us: “We’re delighted to welcome Dennis to our team – his knowledge, contacts, and experience combined with our regional focus and expertise are a match made in heaven and will strengthen our position as an Asia on-site tour operator.”

“Dennis is a critical part of our future strategy,” added Catherine Heald, Remote Lands co-founder and CEO based in New York, “including bringing in fellow travel industry veteran Alistair Ballantine, expanding our social media campaign and launching a new content-rich website aimed to be the go-to source for Asia luxury travel information.”

Contact Dennis on dennis(at)remotelands(dot)com.

About Remote Lands, Inc.

Remote Lands, Inc. creates highly personalized, ultra-luxe holidays in Asia, optionally by private jet or yacht. Based in New York and Bangkok, we specialize in extraordinary experiences that are difficult to arrange and require privileged access to important people and exclusive events, drawing upon our relationships with remarkable people around Asia. We distinguish ourselves with our white-glove service, creative itineraries and extreme attention to detail.

Remote Lands has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Departures, Travel + Leisure, Condé Nast Traveler, Town & Country, the BBC, Fox Business News, Financial Times, National Geographic Traveler, W, Newsweek, Forbes, BusinessWeek and more.

Remote Lands’ destinations include: Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, the Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, North Korea, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.

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