Midweek Interview

Midweek Interview with Akyra Thonglor Bangkok’s Christian Zunk

This week we chat to Akyra Thonglor Bangkok General Manager Christian Zunk in our Midweek Interview.

The challenge for the industry is…

To stay competitive in the market and keep the service level high while at the same meeting demand in improving the bottom line.

The things I like about my job…

When we exceed our guests’ expectations.

And the frustrations are …

When we don’t exceed expectations.

If I didn’t work in travel I would be…

A member of a Rock Band.

Favourite airline?

It depends on the flight attendant’s mood on that day.

My proudest moment was…

The birth of my two children.

The naughtiest thing I ever did was…

 Thankfully, I can’t remember.

I try to relax by…

Sitting on a beach and listening to music.

The last time I feared for my life was…

On a flight when the pilot tried twice to land in a heavy thunderstorm.

If I can, I always try to avoid…

Standing in line

I really wish I had…

 More time to travel and explore new places.

The best advice I’ve ever received was…

Learn from the past, plan for the future and live in the present.

I don’t understand why people…

Sometimes still think being rude will bring them more benefits.

My greatest weakness is…

Being impatient to get something done.

And my greatest strength is…

To see things in a positive way.

If I won a $1 million lottery (aside from travelling), I would…

Invest in the future and make some material dreams come true.

If I was prime minister I would…

Get fired fast as I am not suitable for that position.

If I could be someone else for one day I would be a…

Rock star.

I’ve always wanted to travel to…

Iceland

My favourite holiday was…

With my father to Disney Land in Orlando Florida, 32 years ago.

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