Karun Budhraja

Karun Budhraja

Vice President, Corporate Marketing & Communications, Amadeus Asia Pacific

Travel aficionado Karun joined Amadeus in 2001 based in his home-town of New Delhi, India. Apart from travel, his second passion in life is marketing & communications, and he's also happy to call it his job. Since 2007, Karun has been based in Bangkok, Amadeus’ regional headquarters where he oversees all marketing and communication activities for the Asia Pacific Region. Having worked in an European airline, a large travel conglomerate in India and now in travel technology, Karun still loves the buzz of the ever-changing travel industry where there's always something new to learn. You can follow Karun on LinkedIn.

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Group tours remain popular among Chinese travellers

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Why you need to know about China’s luxury travellers

From spacious airplane cabins appointed with the finest amenities to five-star hotels suites bedecked...

What’s it like to be a fly-in-fly-out worker?

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How much time do you spend on social media when travelling?

Think back to your last holiday. How much time did you spend on social media? A few hours? A few minutes?...


Meet Jill & Simon – Fly-in fly-out workers who value their holiday time

Meet Jill and Simon. They’re a young couple from Perth, Australia who are ‘fly-in fly-out’ workers...

Meet Marna – an Active Senior traveller with unique needs

She packs her knives in her knickers to cook up comfort food while she’s on the road and she expects...

Reaching for the stars in the Age of Traveller Power

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Meet Jonno – a traveller who’s all about soaking up authentic experiences

Meet Jonno. He’s a young ‘millennial’ traveller who likes to live like a native. Based on our Traveller...

Meet Jon – an Ethical Traveller who’s conscious about his impact on the world

Meet Jon. His travel plans mainly centre around his business in Corporate Social Responsibility and his own charity...

Meet Shinu – a family traveller who values convenience above all

Meet Shinu. She’s a mother-of-one living in Perth, away from her home country. Shinu usually travels...