CEO interview TurnKey Vacation Rentals T.J. Clark
In The Big Chair - T.J. Clark of TurnKey Vacation Rentals
By Mitra Sorrells | May 30, 2018
T.J. Clark co-founded the company in 2013 to provide vacation rental homeowners and guests a consistent, high-end experience similar to a fine hotel. It now has 400 employees and more than 3,500... Read More
Interview | Online
CEO interview Arrivalist Cree Lawson
In the Big Chair - Cree Lawson of Arrivalist
By Mitra Sorrells | May 16, 2018
 Arrivalist measures the movement of network-enabled mobile devices to determine what digital content influences consumers to visit a physical location.    Read More
Interview | Online
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In The Big Chair - Amiad Soto of Guesty
By Jill Menze | May 9, 2018
Amiad Soto co-founded Guesty alongside his twin brother in 2013. He has been named to Forbes Israel’s 30 under 30 list. Read More
Interview | Online
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In The Big Chair - Gilad Berenstein of Utrip
By Mitra Sorrells | April 27, 2018
Utrip has accumulated about 400 million traveler preferences since it launched in 2011. The company works with brands such as JetBlue, TUI Group, Hilton and others to help their customers create... Read More
Interview | Technology
In The Big Chair – Noreen Henry of WayBlazer
In The Big Chair – Noreen Henry of WayBlazer
By Mitra Sorrells | April 12, 2018
Hotel brands, travel tech providers, airline vacation packaging groups and others use Wayblazer’s AI-powered recommendation engine to help travelers find the best destinations and products. Read More
Interview | Technology
In The Big Chair - Jens Wohltorf of Blacklane
In The Big Chair - Jens Wohltorf of Blacklane
By Kevin May | April 5, 2018
Since Jens Wohltorf co-founded the private car company in 2011, Blacklane has grown its reach to 250 cities and has raised $85 million. Read More
Interview | Online
In The Big Chair - Tobias Ragge of HRS
In The Big Chair - Tobias Ragge of HRS
By Kevin May | April 3, 2018
The founder's son, Tobias Ragge has run HRS for 10 years, with a particular emphasis on pushing it into new markets around the world and, more recently, concentrating on its core corporate travel... Read More
Interview | Distribution
In The Big Chair - Eric Breon of Vacasa
In The Big Chair - Eric Breon of Vacasa
By Jill Menze | March 22, 2018
Coming to Vacasa with a background in venture capital and analytics, Eric Breon has since raised an industry-leading $140 million in funding for the company since founding it. Read More
Interview | Online
In The Big Chair - Mark Rabe of Sojern
In The Big Chair - Mark Rabe of Sojern
By Jill Menze | March 15, 2018
As CEO, Mark Rabe has helped Sojern stay on various best places to work lists by fostering a culture of teamwork and innovation. Read More
Interview | Online
In The Big Chair - Clare Gilmartin of Trainline
In The Big Chair - Clare Gilmartin of Trainline
By Kevin May | March 6, 2018
The former-eBay exec knows a lot about retail, expansion and customers - and can now add distribution, standardisation and mobile technology to her repertoire of skills needed to run an online business. Read More
Interview | Online
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In The Big Chair - Brian Chesky of Airbnb
By Jill Menze | February 27, 2018
The three co-founders started Airbnb with an air mattress in their apartment. Now, the 36-year-old CEO oversees a travel company worth $31 billion. Read More
Interview | Online
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In The Big Chair - Steve Milo of VTrips
By Jill Menze | February 20, 2018
The founder and CEO of VTrips, Steve Milo has learned every aspect of the vacation rental industry, starting when he bought his first vacation home 15 years ago. Read More
Interview | Online
In The Big Chair - Robert Albert of Routehappy
In The Big Chair - Robert Albert of Routehappy
By Jill Menze | February 7, 2018
The travel industry veteran of more than ten-plus years will continue to lead Routehappy as a strategic business unit as part of its ATPCO acquisition.  Read More
Interview | Distribution
In The Big Chair - Feargal Mooney of Hostelworld
In The Big Chair - Feargal Mooney of Hostelworld
By Kevin May | January 30, 2018
Guiding the company through acquisitions, an increase in competition and changes to the marketplace is an exec who has spent 15 years with the business. Read More
Interview | Online
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In The Big Chair - Aidan Brogan of Datalex
By Kevin May | December 5, 2017
Steering the company over the last five years (with 17 years before that as one of the senior management team), Aidan Brogan knows a thing or two about how quickly and, also, how slowly the world of... Read More
Interview | Distribution