Former Expedia executive brings lodging and hotel partnership expertise
LEHI, UTAH, UNITED STATES, July 26, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — TravelPass Group, a hotel marketplace with over a million properties worldwide, today announced it has named Donny Cornuaud as vice president of hotel product. Cornuaud will join TravelPass Group’s supply team in Dallas.
Previously, Cornuaud was director of the global partner group for Expedia’s lodging partner services. At Expedia, Cornuaud was responsible for developing the strategy and vision for the company, as well as collaborating with hotel chains to implement and support Expedia- and hotel-driven initiatives and developments. Prior to his tenure at Expedia, Cornuaud was an early member of the Hotels.com lodging team that helped establish its hotel-connect platform.
“Donny brings unmatched insight and leadership from a successful career helping hotels connect to customers and expand their reach through travel partners,” said Daniel A. Nelson, executive chairman of TravelPass Group. “Donny understands direct hotel connectivity from the ground up. His background, expertise and reputation will help us accelerate the next phase of our company and bring value to every stakeholder at the table.”
“Over the last 20 years, there’s been a transition in the hotel industry. It’s gone from traditional travel agents to a more targeted and customized online experience,” said Ryan McCoy, co-founder and CEO of TravelPass Group. “We’re fortunate Donny is joining us and expect he will help push our strategy and innovations to transform the travel experience not only for consumers, but also for businesses and our hotel partners.”
For more than 15 years with Expedia and Hotels.com, Cornuaud led an experienced team of revenue, connectivity and account managers who actively engaged with hotel companies to maximize their exposure and increase their relevancy within the Expedia collection of sites. Prior to his online travel agency experience, he worked at Starwood Hotels and Resorts.
TravelPass Group is a leading technology company in the travel industry. Its marketplace empowers hotels to maximize distribution while helping travelers find the best rates. With more than a million properties worldwide and five travel-related websites, TravelPass Group is truly demystifying the hotel booking process for both consumers and hotels.
About TravelPass Group
TravelPass Group is a leading technology company in the travel industry. Spun out of the Utah-based company Partner Fusion, TravelPass Group is a marketplace for independent and brand name hotels, wholesalers, and the world’s largest travel agencies, providing travelers with the best rates. It has been featured multiple times as one of the fastest growing companies by Deloitte Technology Fast 500 and Inc. 5000. TravelPass Group books 10,000 room nights per day through its five travel-related websites, including ReservationCounter.com and ReservationDesk.com, and a best-in-class customer service center that helps travelers access more than a million properties worldwide.
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