Travix has announced the appointment of Chee Teong Ooi as the travel brand’s new Chief Executive Officer. Chee Teong will take reins of the travel brand as it emerges from the pandemic and looks to continue its growth in the flights and travel booking space. Chee Teong follows on from Michiel Delaere, who served in various leadership positions at Travix over a period of 11 years and is set to step down from his role on 30th November.
Chee Teong has 20 years’ experience in the travel industry, and is a veteran in travel IT and distribution area. He previously held positions in leading travel firms GDS and Abacus (now Sabre), with his most recent position at Abacus serving as General Manager of Abacus China.
In 2015, Chee Teong joined Trip.com Group to lead and develop the Group’s global flight team and content strategy. Under his leadership, his team has been instrumental in the globalisation of the Trip.com brand. Chee Teong currently holds the position of Associate Vice President of the Global Flight Business at Trip.com Group and holds numerous senior positions including as a board member of Travelfusion, Travix and other Trip.com Group-invested entities.
Travix has developed its business as travel around the world has rebounded following the peak of the pandemic. Chee Teong will bring his in-depth knowledge and experience of global flight and travel product distribution networks to ensure that Travix continues to deliver on its commitment to provide the best flights available to its users around the world.