In The Big Chair

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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
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Interview / Online
In The Big Chair - Bruce Poon Tip of G Adventures
By Jill Menze | May 25, 2022
Bruce Poon Tip founded small group adventure travel company G Adventures in 1990 and leads as CEO still today. Read More
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Interview / Distribution
In The Big Chair - Jim Davidson of Accelya
By Jill Menze | May 3, 2022
Jim Davidson was named CEO of Accelya in March 2022, following the sale of his company Farelogix to the airline technology provider in 2020. Read More
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Interview / Online
In The Big Chair - Gary Morrison of Hostelworld
By Linda Fox | April 26, 2022
Gary Morrison became CEO of Hostelworld in late 2018, joining from Expedia where he was head of retail. Read More
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Interview / Online
In The Big Chair - Vivi Cahyadi Himmel of AltoVita
By Jill Menze | April 6, 2022
Vivi Cahyadi Himmel co-founded AltoVita, a platform that powers the corporate accommodations sector with enterprise software layered with a human-centric approach. Read More
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In The Big Chair - Larry Cuculic of Best Western
By Mitra Sorrells | April 4, 2022
Larry Cuculic became president and CEO of BWH Hotel Group in December, after having spent 12 years as the company’s senior vice president and general counsel.  Read More