Lee Lai Huat
As the Chief Executive Officer, Lee is responsible for HolidayCity's overall
company management and business profitability. This involves the establishment
of the company's strategies, business development and marketing directions to
build and develop HolidayCity to become a global brand name.
At the operational level, he works closely with
the department managers of Marketing, Customer Service and Finance to ensure
that their respective goals are achieved. Lee also participates in various projects
to enhance HolidayCity's websites and customer experience.
After two years spent working from a home office and setting up a web solution
company, Lee launched HolidayCity.com in 1998. He conceptualized, developed
and marketed the online hotel accommodation booking service from the beginning.
Armed with a bachelor's degree (with merit) in Information Technology from Queensland
University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, and a diploma in Electronics
Engineering from the French Singapore Institute Singapore (currently Nanyang
Polytechnic Singapore), Lee embarked on a career in the IT industry as a computer
programmer at a Singapore-based multimedia company, Creative Technology Ltd.
He then joined Lotus (IBM) as a software engineer with a team involved in localizing
the Lotus Window Application for China, Korea and Japan market.
Married with three children, Lee spends his spare time catching up on his reading,
travelling and dining with family and friends.
Top Favourite Holiday Destinations
"Great Ocean Road, Australia for its scenic coastal drive, tranquil towns along
the way and the excellent cuisine offered"
"Hong Kong for being an energetic and lively cosmopolitan with great dining