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Interview / Distribution
In The Big Chair - Dori Stein of Fornova
By Mitra Sorrells | July 1, 2021
Dori Stein is one of the founders of hotel distribution intel service Fornova and has been CEO since 2015. Read More
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Interview / Technology
In The Big Chair - Stan Boland of Five
By Linda Fox | June 22, 2021
Five announced Series B funding of $41 million in March 2020 to further develop its in-car software. In 2019 the company conducted tests of self-driving cars in London. Read More
In The Big Chair - Sankar Narayan of SiteMinder
Interview / Distribution
In The Big Chair - Sankar Narayan of SiteMinder
By Linda Fox | May 26, 2021
Sankar Narayan took up the reins at SiteMinder's first CEO in late 2018, joining from Xero, a cloud accounting software company. He previously held roles at technology and travel brands including Virgin... Read More
In The Big Chair - Roberto Martinoli of Silversea Cruises
Interview / Online
In The Big Chair - Roberto Martinoli of Silversea Cruises
By Mitra Sorrells | May 4, 2021
Founded in 1994 and now part of the Royal Caribbean Group, Silversea Cruises is an ultra-luxury cruise line with itineraries covering all seven continents and more than 900 destinations. Read More
In The Big Chair - Julie Brinkman of Beyond Pricing
Interview / Technology
In The Big Chair - Julie Brinkman of Beyond Pricing
By Jill Menze | April 13, 2021
Julie Brinkman joined Beyond Pricing as COO in early 2020, quickly becoming CEO as she led the short-term rental revenue management platform through the pandemic. Read More
In The Big Chair - Patrick Andrä of HomeToGo
Interview / Online
In The Big Chair - Patrick Andrä of HomeToGo
By Mitra Sorrells | March 31, 2021
Patrick Andrä is the co-founder and CEO of HomeToGo, a search engine for vacation rentals with more than 250 employees. It also operates the Wimdu and Tripping.com websites. Read More
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Interview / Technology
In The Big Chair - Anand Krishnan of IBS Software
By Jill Menze | February 4, 2021
In 2018, Anand Krishnan was brought on as CEO of IBS Software, a leading SaaS solutions provider managing mission-critical operations for airlines, airports, hotels and cruise companies. Read More
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Interview / Technology
In The Big Chair - Alex Zoghlin of ATPCO
By Mitra Sorrells | January 7, 2021
Industry veteran Alex Zoghlin returns to travel as CEO of ATPCO - with ambitious plans for the 56-year-old company. Read More
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Interview / Technology
In The Big Chair - Greg Webb of Travelport
By Mitra Sorrells | February 10, 2020
Greg Webb became Travelport’s CEO in August 2019, shortly after the company went back to private equity ownership in a $4.4 billion sale. Read More
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Interview / Online
In The Big Chair - Craig Brennan of Switchfly
By Mitra Sorrells | February 5, 2020
The Switchfly boss talks with PhocusWire about how loyalty has changed over the past decade, what younger generations want and more. Read More
In The Big Chair - Bryan Dove of Skyscanner
Interview / Online
In The Big Chair - Bryan Dove of Skyscanner
By Linda Fox | January 29, 2020
The Skyscanner boss talks to PhocusWire about being a CEO, the company's recent development into a marketplace and sustainability. Read More
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Interview / Online
In The Big Chair - Mathias Hedlund of Etraveli
By Linda Fox | January 14, 2020
Etraveli chief executive Mathias Hedlund talks to Phocuswire about acquisitions, airline distribution and sustainability. Read More
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Interview / Online
In The Big Chair - Justin Francis of Responsible Travel
By Linda Fox | January 7, 2020
The online travel agency was one of the first to offer carbon offsetting in 2002, just a year after co-founder Justin Francis created the brand with Harold Goodwin. Read More
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Interview / Distribution
In The Big Chair LIVE - Tim Choate of RedAwning
By Linda Fox | January 2, 2020
After building two technology startups, Tim Choate founded RedAwning in 2010. The company offers branded vacation rentals as well as technology services to property owners and managers. Read More
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Interview / Technology
In The Big Chair LIVE – Mike Premo of ARC
By Mitra Sorrells | December 19, 2019
Mike Premo has been CEO of ARC (Airlines Reporting Corporation) since 2011 and has announced he will retire at the end of 2020.   Read More