Bob Individual of Location Asia receives award


Bob Individual of Location Asia receives award for outstanding contribution to the cruise market in Asia

The Rama Rebbapragada Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Cruise Industry in Asia was granted to Destination Asia s Bob Guy at the Seatrade Cruise Asia Gala Dinner in Busan, Korea. The supper formed part of Seatrade Cruise Asia, occurring from 12-13 May, 2016 at the Busan Port International Cruise Terminal. Seatrade Cruise Asia is an annual cruise industry event purely focused on Asia and comprises of an exhibition, conference, networking and travel agent training.

Bob Guy is executive director and consultant to both Destination Asia Singapore and Destination Asia Malaysia. A market veteran with a number of decades of experience in travel market operations in North America, Australia and Asia, Bob is a skilled DMC, conference and event coordinator, and cruise industry leader.

The award existed to Bob Guy by Andrew Williams, basic supervisor of Seatrade, in acknowledgment of his long and exceptional engagement within the cruise market in Asia.

DrZinan Liu, president of North APAC & China at Royal Caribbean International, and a keynote speaker at the event stated of Bob Guy. He has been included with travelling since its outright beginning in Asia. His experience with the industry and his encyclopedic knowledge of the location of Asia made him a natural point of contact for the cruise line leaders who first came to Asia at that time, such as Adam Goldstein, Arne Bakkelund, Peter Cox, Stein Kruse and Bruce Krumrine, and of course the male whom this award is named after, Rama Rebbapragada.

Upon invoice of the award, Bob Guy stated, it is an excellent honor to get this award, given in the name of Rama Rebbapragada, a cruise industry leader that I understood well and worked with carefully. We interacted to grow cruise tourism in the Asia Pacific region. I keep in mind Rama fondly and will make every effort to continue this operate in his name.

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