Prominent Hong Kong tourism industry identity,
Brandon Lau, has been appointed general manager – Hong Kong of the travel group
S.K.Y. Travel, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kuoni Travel, one of the world’s leading, travel organizations.
Based in Hong Kong, Mr Lau will be responsible for the overall management of
the travel group’s Hong Kong operations, as well as the on-going branding of
the company as one of Hong Kong’s premium tour operators.
Managing director of S.K.Y. Travel, Danny
Kondic, said Mr Lau’s appointment
stems from his almost 30 years experience in the industry. “Mr Lau has a very strong results-based track record in the Hong Kong tourism
industry,” Mr Kondic said.
“He has played an integral role in the shaping of Hong Kong tourism and we
are very pleased to welcome such a well-respected industry identity back to
S.K.Y. Travel to lead the helm.”
Mr Lau joined P&O Travel, now known as S.K.Y. Travel in 1980, where he
worked until 2003, moving through the ranks from tour guide, to his current
position of General Manager-Hong Kong. He has been a popular lecturer over the years on a variety of travel and
tourism subjects at the Hong Kong Travel and Tourism Training Centre, the
Hong Kong College of Technology and the Travel Industry Council; and has
been appointed as convenor of the Training Committee for the Outbound Tour
Escort Examination course, organised by the Travel Industry Council of Hong
A prominent member of a number of key industry organizations, Mr Lau is
currently an inbound committee member of the Travel Industry Council, an
executive committee member of the Hong Kong Outbound Tour Operators’ Association, and honorary secretary of the Federation of
Hong Kong Chinese Tourist Association.
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