WiT Community Blog: Mieke De Schepper, EVP Online Travel and MD Asia Pacific, Amadeus

With World Earth in lockdown, our marketplace at a standstill and several of
us in self-isolation or quarantine at home, or grounded, this is our blog site for
you – it is a way to share tales inside our local community, to kind solidarity and
foster a perception of belonging.

Short essays on what we are every performing, how we are getting through this darkest hour in travel, how are we dealing with withdrawal signs or symptoms from travel, what we intend to do with this down time, a phrase we want to aim on, a desire we have or simply just, an crucial topic you want to share with your travel mates at this time.

Mieke De Schepper, EVP On line Travel and MD Asia Pacific, Amadeus

Mieke De Schepper is investing high-quality time with her youngsters and her partner.

Grounded in Singapore: Centered on 3 things  

I am concentrating on balancing the 3 most crucial items to me ideal now – my loved ones, my Amadeus colleagues and clients, my bodily and psychological overall health. My purpose each working day is to make guaranteed I am supplying all these parts the time they ought to have.

  • Relatives: Paying out high-quality time with little ones (and partner). Actively playing board video games, scheduling our alternate Easter getaway in Singapore and just appreciating remaining alongside one another. I am also checking in additional typically with my aged parents in the Netherlands, our weekly Facetime calls have grow to be just about day-to-day.
  • Colleagues and clients: Huge areas of my days are centered on sharing facts, checking-in with people and listening to their worries, requirements, problems. Video clip is generally very best if probable.   Messaging teams are terrific to continue to keep getting some fun as a group. 
  • Actual physical and Mental Well being: Some of my major strategies to get my equilibrium ideal – having home-cooked food stuff, day-to-day workouts and getting adequate snooze.  

That passion issue: Positivity 

Be Constructive. A pessimist sees the difficulty in each chance an optimist sees the chance in each difficulty. This quotation by Winston Churchill has generally been a guiding theory to me, and it is very proper at this moment.  

Whilst these are not easy times for us on a personalized and skilled stage and our initially aim is on getting through this alongside one another, it can also be a very good time to consider of what opportunities will arrive out of this crisis.    

Observe: We will be working this blog site for as very long as we need to have to, to get us through this. If you desire to add, please ship your essays to Siew Hoon. Send visuals too, it is your tale.

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