George and Gaery of Tiket.com: Why We Remain Optimistic for the Travel Industry

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This episode is co-hosted by GGV Colleague Dimitra Taslim. It was recorded a while back, so we also caught up with George and Gaery for an covid update in the second part of the podcast. In this episode, we have George Hendrata and Gaery Undarsa from Tiket.com. Tiket.com is the fastest growing Online Travel Agency platform in Indonesia. The site offers travel and entertainment related products, including flight tickets, hotel booking, train tickets, car renting and events services. Since August 2011, Tiket.com has become the top agent for Indonesian Airlines and an online partner of Indonesian Railways Company. In 2017, Tiket was acquired by Blibli, an ecommerce site backed by Indonesia's conglomerate Djarum. George Hendrata is the CEO of Tiket.com. Prior to joining Tiket.com, he was a business development director at Djarum and chairman of BMJ, one of the world's largest specialty paper companies. George has a Bachelor degree from Columbia University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. Gaery Undarsa is a Co-Founder of Tiket.com. He is currently operating as the Chief Marketing Officer. Before founding Tiket.com, He worked at IBM Canada as an IT Analyst & Developer for 4 years. He graduated from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada with a dual degree in Computing Science and Business. For the full transcript of the show, go to nextbn.ggvc.com Join our listeners' community, go to https://nextbn.ggvc.com/engage/

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