HAPPY - KEERTHI HAPUGASDENIYA
FOUNDER/CEO, APOT, ASIA (ASIA PACIFIC ON BOARD TRAVEL)
Mr Keerthi Hapugasdeniya better known as happyK, Sri Lankan born Keerthi graduated and started his career in Colombo then move to Switzerland and to Australia. World class award winning Chef happyK is the Managing Director of happyK solutions and is one of the leading In-flight and food service providers to many Airlines and hospitality institutions.
HappyK is also a TV personality in Australia who has a cooking show, and conducts many culinary events in the region. He also represents Australia at many culinary events including, Australian food festivals, culinary world cup and culinary Olympics where he won prestigious awards including individual gold medals. happyK was the master mind of many world class events including "World's Longest Spring Roll in Vietnam, Largest Tea Party in Sri Lanka and many other events around the world.
He is the Founder CEO of APOT.Asia (Asia Pacific On Board Travel). He has over 3 decades of experience in the culinary field and he is a food writer to many Culinary publications.
happyK's VIEWS ON THE MERCURYS
"It gives inspiration to the non participating airlines to participate next time. Also when they win the award with their new innovations, the industry likes to follow these new ideas. Winners recognized by the industry as innovators and create more businesses to their companies."