Executive Vice President & Chief Traveler
OYSTER TRAVEL CORPORATION
Providing executive business development leadership for this bold, fresh idea in Professional Photo Journalist Hotel Reviews.
Recruited on the basis of executive leadership skills for this start-up, by the founders, some of which were involved in the creation of Vivaro.Assembled a Business Development team, forging strategic alliances with the largest Digital Media sites in the US and abroad – Google-, Bing-, Weather-, Priceline- and countless other .coms.Cultivating business relationships with the world’s largest Hoteliers like Marriott, Ritz-Carlton, IHG, Starwood - as well as independents like Morgans & Balasz, along with their public relations and revenue management firms.
ØStructured the business development data, goal setting and performance procedures for a staff of 6
ØEstablished the contractual format for revenue sharing and promotional models with Hoteliers
ØConceiving/implementing the alliances with Online Travel Agents - Expedia, Orbitz, Priceline and Travelocity