Our Founder, Mr. Thang Teck Jong (TJ Thang)
The leading lifestyle brand management company in Asia and key international markets.
- Enhance shareholders’ value through a continued focus on profitability
- Increase consumer loyalty through excellent customer service
- Expand our brand representation & product segments through strategic acquisitions, joint ventures or alliances
Our founder, Mr Thang Teck Jong, started the luggage business in 1986 to distribute luggage in Singapore. Over the years, we have diversified our product mix to include menswear, ladies fashion and other travel-related accessories.
We currently represent over 20 international brands, either as a licensee or distributor, to market their products across various parts of Southeast Asia. Our distribution channel consists of departmental stores, chain of specialty stores, third party retail outlets, gift redemption and corporate gift programmes in Singapore and Malaysia; and wholesale distribution to third party distributors in countries such as Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, the PRC, Thailand and Vietnam.
Travelite Holdings was initially listed on the former SGX-SESDAQ on 16 May 2007 and successfully upgraded to the SGX Mainboard on 24 August 2009, marking a significant milestone in the history of Travelite Holdings Ltd.
Travelite Trading Co. was established.
Secured license and distributorship of lifestyle fashion brands for bags and luggage.
Penetrated into departmental stores
Started first retail outlet.
Travelite Marketing Sdn Bhd was incorporated to distribute our products across Malaysia
Listed on Singapore Stock Exchange (SESDAQ) on the 16th May 2007
Acquired YGM Marketing Pte Ltd and Fashion Street (S) Pte Ltd to expand into menswear and ladies fashion in Singapore.
Acquired Fashion Way Sdn. Bhd. and Yangtzekiang Industries Sdn. Bhd. to expand into menswear and ladies fashion in Singapore
Transferred to SGX Mainboard on 24th August 2009
Acquired 60% interest in Singapore Crocodile (1968) Pte Ltd to expand its menswear category in Singapore