D-EDGE Hospitality Solutions, a leading hospitality technology provider, announced that Christine Tan will step down as APAC Managing Director of the company. She will be succeeded by Emilie Couton, a highly-regarded business leader in the APAC hospitality markets.
Emilie joined D-EDGE earlier this year. For the past 20 years, she held leadership roles in Sales, Digital Marketing, Guest Experience and Loyalty at Accor hotels; and contributed to the industry through numerous speaking engagements. Emilie has a deep understanding of hoteliers’ needs and challenges. She will guide them through new distribution landscape and practices to support their business growth. Emilie, a French native, has lived in Asia for the past 18 years, in Thailand and Singapore.
Pierre-Charles Grob, CEO of D-EDGE, comments: “Emilie knows the business in
and out. With her knowledge of the markets and passion for the hospitality
industry, she will help us grow our clients’ business and drive opportunities in the
region. She will build on the great work of the D-EDGE APAC team led by
Christine Tan, who was instrumental in the development of strong partnerships
with our clients. I would like to thank her for the last seven years of fruitful
Based in Singapore and a member of the Board of Directors, Emilie will report to
“I am thrilled to take on this new role and have the opportunity to work with all
our teams, partners and clients in the region. We shall build on the strong
business momentum with the reopening of borders and the travel demand
recovery. D-EDGE is expanding its client base worldwide with the recent addition
of Accor, ResNet World, Dusit Hotels & Resorts and more. I look forward to
fostering a culture of performance and excellence in the region.”
D-EDGE, who provides hotels with state-of-the-art technology (Hotel CRS*, Hotel
CDM**,…) and digital marketing solutions to help them maximise their revenues,
has been operating in Asia since 2003 (at the time under the name of
Fastbooking) and expanded its presence to the Pacific in 2018. To date, the
D-EDGE team serves over +17,000 hotels worldwide, from its 25 local offices
including 11 in Asia Pacific.
Its products are available in 38 languages including Japanese, simplified and
traditional Chinese, Korean, Thai, Indonesian, and Vietnamese.