CEO interview Cendyn Charles Deyo
In The Big Chair - Charles Deyo of Cendyn
By Mitra Sorrells | August 10, 2018
Cendyn provides integrated technology platforms to drive sales and marketing performance in the travel and hospitality industry. Based in Florida, Cendyn has offices around the United States and Canada... Read More
Interview | Technology
In The Big Chair - Layton Han of ADARA
In The Big Chair - Layton Han of ADARA
By Mitra Sorrells | August 3, 2018
Founded in 2009 ADARA analyzes data to help clients understand travelers’ behavior, patterns and trends to create more effective marketing and engagement strategies. The company has 15 offices across... Read More
Interview | Technology
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In The Big Chair - Kieron Branagan of OpenJaw Technologies
By Linda Fox | July 25, 2018
Founded in Dublin in 2002, OpenJaw Technologies helps travel companies become retailers. In 2016, the company was acquired by TravelSky Technology, a major technology player for travel companies in... Read More
Interview | Distribution
In The Big Chair - Jane Sun of Ctrip
In The Big Chair - Jane Sun of Ctrip
By Jill Menze | July 17, 2018
Jane Sun joined Ctrip in 2005 and took the reins as CEO in 2016. As Ctrip grows globally, Sun sees opportunities in tours and activities for Chinese travelers and hopes to see international business... Read More
Interview | Online
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In The Big Chair - Dana Dunne of eDreams Odigeo
By Kevin May | July 13, 2018
The former EasyJet and AOL executive is steering the company through a critical time for online travel agencies, with a mixture of frenemy-type partnerships and focus on markets that work. Read More
Interview | Online
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
CEO interview Utrip Gilad Berenstein 2
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