CEO Spotlight

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Interview / Online
CEO Spotlight - Brett Keller of Priceline
By Linda Fox | September 27, 2023
PhocusWire talks to Priceline CEO Brett Keller about the company's partnership with Google, the hype around generative artificial intelligence and treading its own path versus other Booking Holdings... Read More
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Interview / Online
CEO Spotlight - Johannes Thomas of Trivago
By Linda Fox | September 14, 2023
PhocusWire talks to Trivago CEO Johannes Thomas about coming back to the metasearch platform, his first 100 days in the role and priorities going forward. Read More
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Interview / Online
CEO Spotlight - Tony Fernandes of Capital A
By Linda Fox | August 29, 2023
Capital A has been steadily developing from an airline to an online travel platform and most recently a super app offering financial services, ride hailing, food delivery and more.  Read More
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Interview / Startups
CEO Spotlight - Niko Karstikko of Bob W
By Linda Fox | July 25, 2023
Niko Karstikko and Sebastian Emberger set up Bob W in Helsinki in 2018 and have steadily grown its portfolio of city-based rental properties since then and raised €21 million in October 2022. Read More
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Interview / Online
CEO Spotlight - Kenneth Purcell of iSeatz
By Kathryn Walson | April 13, 2023
Kenneth Purcell founded iSeatz to automate the restaurant reservation process for hotel guests, and it has since expanded to connect hospitality, airline and financial services brands with a wide... Read More
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Interview / Online
In The Big Chair LIVE - Sam Jain of Fareportal
By Linda Fox | January 5, 2023
Fareportal, which is based in New York, has seven travel companies in its portfolio and employs more than 2,000 people across a number of locations including the U.K., Mexico, Canada and India. Read More
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Interview / Online
In The Big Chair - Graham Turner of Flight Centre Travel Group
By Mitra Sorrells | October 27, 2022
Graham Turner is CEO of Flight Centre Travel Group, one of the world’s largest travel retailers and corporate travel managers, with company-owned leisure and corporate travel business in 23... Read More
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Interview / Online
In The Big Chair - Rajesh Magow of MakeMyTrip
By Jill Menze | September 30, 2022
Rajesh Magow is co-founder and Group CEO of India’s MakeMyTrip. He previously served as CEO of the online travel company's India business before assuming the role in 2020. Read More
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News / Technology
Airlines urged to carefully consider carbon offset programs
By Linda Fox | September 29, 2022
Carbon offsetting programs are increasingly getting called out for how cheap they are and questioned on their efficacy - or, in some cases, existence. Read More
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Interview / Online
In The Big Chair - Aloke Bajpai of Ixigo
By Linda Fox | September 8, 2022
Aloke Bajpai founded India-based Ixigo in 2007 alongside co-founder Rajnish Kumar to improve the travel booking process for consumers through technology.  Read More
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Interview / Online
In the Big Chair - Gilda Perez-Alvarado of JLL Hotels
By Kathryn Walson | August 8, 2022
As global CEO of JLL Hotels & Hospitality, Gilda Perez-Alvarado leads the group’s Global Hotel Desk. Read More
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Interview / Online
In The Big Chair - Dhruv Shringi of Yatra
By Linda Fox | July 13, 2022
Dhruv Shringi is co-founder and CEO of Yatra, having launched the company in 2006 and listing it on the Nasdaq 10 years later. Read More
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Interview / Online
In The Big Chair - Noam Toister of Bookaway Group
By Linda Fox | June 27, 2022
Launched in 2018, Bookaway aims to help the fragmented and predominantly offline ground transportation industry move to online distribution. Read More
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Interview / Technology
In The Big Chair - Marcus Rader of Hostaway
By Linda Fox | June 21, 2022
Marcus Rader has been steering Hostaway, a specialist in vacation rental property and channel management, since 2016. Read More
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Interview / Technology
In The Big Chair - David Gunnarsson of Dohop
By Mitra Sorrells | June 1, 2022
Dohop is an Icelandic technology company that provides interlining technology to enable air-to-air and air-to-ground transportation connections.   Read More