Joaquim Gonsalves Presents ‘Miss Cambodia 2016’ Business Class Tickets to Macau

Joaquim Gonsalves, the head HR of Bassaka Air has presented Miss Cambodia 2016 Sotheary Bee with 2 free Business Class return tickets to Macau and other top 5 finalists too were honored with complimentary tickets

Phnom Penh, Cambodia, November 21, 2016: Bassaka Air Head HR Joaquim Gonsalves honored Miss Cambodia 2016 Sotheary Bee with 2 free Business Class return tickets to Macau on the prestigious coronation night of Miss Cambodia Pageant on October 14. Bassaka was the official airline and sponsor of the elite event that was held at Phnom Penh.

Added to the beautiful Ms Bee, other 5 finalists too were presented with complimentary tickets from the esteemed airline company.


[From Left:Joaquim Gonsalves]


“I am extremely honored to present our Miss Cambodia Sotheary Bee and other top finalists with tickets to Macau. Miss Cambodia Pageant is doing a great job in celebrating the power & elegance of our Cambodian beauties and we are thrilled to be a part of it. Bassaka Air is always upfront in supporting causes and activities happening across the country and our active participation in the Miss Cambodia 2016 event duly echoes that philosophy”, stated Joaquim while commenting on Bassaka Air’s sponsorship for the gala spectacle.

Prior to the final coronation night on October 14, Joaquim’s team invited top 20 pageant finalists to visit the Bassaka Air office at Phnom Penh where they were taken for an office familiarization tour. Following it, all the contestants were flown on Bassaka Air to Siem Reap for other event-related activities.


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“It was a grand experience to witness the honorary coronation night of Miss Cambodia 2016. Miss Bee is a much deserved winner and we are sure she is going to make us and entire Cambodia proud. We wish all the best to her and the other top 5 finalists”, Joaquim added in.

The pivotal force in uplifting Bassaka Air from a start-up in 2014 to the #1 choice for customers flying in this region within just 18 months, Mr. Gonsalves is duly acknowledged as one of the most iconic HR leaders in Asia at present. A post-graduate in Business Administration (HR) from Heriot-Watt University and an MCIPD from the Chartered Institute of Personal Development (UK), Joaquim holds credentials in performance management, employee resourcing & organizational behavior. Before joining Bassaka, he was with Jet Airways, Royal Brunei Airlines and Qatar Airways -it was during his time, Qatar rose to be the numero uno airline of the world, sporting 3 Skytrax awards.

With Bassaka, Joaquim is the sole point of contact for every HR-related activity in the company. Speaking on his role in transcending Bassaka Air from a startup to the top choice of the flyers, he remarked-“It was quite a challenge & we had to go through tremendous learning. It demanded good level of perseverance and hard work and we also had to keep the local working culture in mind- whilst ensuring balance between the requirements & company vision. I have come up with an amazing team powered by dynamic driven pros and together we are proceeding with small yet positive steps.”

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Company Name: Bassaka Air
Contact Person: Joaquim Gonsalves
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Address:Phnom Penh, Cambodia
City: Phnom Penh
State: Cambodia
Country: Cambodia