Wasana Paisarn-Akanee

General Manager

Joyful Holidays Co. Ltd

As a native Thai citizen, Wasana Paisarn-Akanee has more than 27 years of experience in the tourism industry. She co-founded Astro Asia Network and Joyful Holidays in 2001. In the past decade, she and her team have successfully developed the outbound market for the US, new destinations to Japan and, most recently, ramped up the awareness of cruising in Thailand.

Her vision is to make her company a household name in Thailand. She is focused on promoting countries like Japan and US, as well as cruising as a holiday option.

Before she started her own business, she was the sales manager of an established travel agency specialising in the MICE business.