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.

Five blockbuster videos of Asia Pacific travellers that show what they really think when travelling

We sat down with a variety of travellers from all over Asia Pacific to hear their take on travel. Our Amadeus...

Journey of Me insights reveal that the ‘Asia Pacific traveller’ doesn’t exist! Here’s why.

The ‘Asia Pacific traveller’ is a force to be reckoned with, yet it doesn’t exist! There are many...

Know thy traveller as thy self: India’s young, techie middle class eager to travel the world

A whopping 50 million! That’s the number of outbound Indian travellers the UNWTO expects by 2020....


Who knew that senior travellers in India like to CouchSurf!

India’s massive population is embracing travel and fuelling growth across the board. This diverse...

Young Indian travellers yearn to explore the world

“Not all those who wander are lost.” These immortal words by J.R.R. Tolkien perfectly describe...

Group tours remain popular among Chinese travellers

In my last blog post I introduced you to Gong Xiaoyun, one of a new wave of young, independent Chinese...


Chinese millennial travellers yearn to explore the world

If you’re not prepared to court Chinese travellers, then you are probably already behind the curve....

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?

How would you feel about having a job that keeps you away from your family for up to five weeks at a time?...


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...