Sales Director CEE
Gregor has started his career in the hotel tech industry as a key account manager for RateTiger in London. Then he relocated to Krakow to serve as a Senior Customer Support Manager. After a total of 4 years, Gregor was offered to join Availpro to develop the Eastern European business based from Prague. Today, he is responsible for a growing team and portfolio across Eastern Europe, including the Baltics.
Head of Traffic Acquisition Services
Hadrien Lanne je Hlavním manžerem oddělení pro Traffic Acquisition u FASTBOOKINGu. Zkušený digitální marketér, Hadrien a jeho tým, se sídlem v Paříži a Singapuru, podporují více než 2 000 hotelů ve své digitální marketingové strategii tím, že řídí online kampaně, které vedou k přímým rezervacím a zvýšením konverzí, kterou prokazují pozitivní návratností investic. Hadrien pomáhá při vývoji širokého spektra nejmodernějších digitálních marketingových řešení pro hotely FASTBOOKING a díky svým každodenním kontaktům s předními digitálními hráči, jako jsou Google, Tripadvisor nebo Trivago, Hadrien nabízí jedinečné odborné znalosti v oblasti online reklamy pro nezávislé hotely.
Více než 7 let zkušeností v oblasti cestovního ruchu, po dobu 3,5 let pracoval pro hotelovou skupinu Ritz-Carlton v různých odděleních divize Rooms a později jako mezinárodní prodejní manažer v luxusním sektoru OTA jako Splendia. com. Vystudovala manažerskou společnost z ESHTE, Portugalsko a postgraduální studium online marketingu a digitální strategie od EAE Business School ve Španělsku, specializuje se na elektronický obchod a online hotelovou distribuci.
Head of Global Sales
Julien Touraine is Head of Global Sales at Availpro. His mission is to put technology at the heart of hotels and help them drive revenue in a data-driven world. Online Executive with over 15 years of experience in software and travel industry, his areas of expertise include leading multinational team and cross department team, business development, strategic partnerships, strategy & sales. Over his career, Julien has gained significant experiences in launching a new brand on a new market (Rates To Go), developing sales and businesses (Availpro, Orbitz and Booking.com), and developing strategic partnerships and streamlining process operations (Availpro). With a 360° vision on the hotel environment, his knowledge helps hoteliers define the best digital strategy for growth.
Protel Product Manager
Hedvika Trunečková is since 2012 manager of the sales and support team for protel family products in the company ASW Systems. protel is a mature, internationally proven hotel management software that provides powerful support for all activities in hotel daily operation. Already more than 14,000 hotels are using protel PMS in 90+ countries all around the world. ASW Systems is the leading supplier of information systems in the HORECA segment in the Czech and Slovak Republic with his well-known and widely respected POS system Septim and the official vendor of protel hotelsoftware in the same region. Hedvika gained her hospitality degree in Central Michigan University and expanded her practical experience by working for the Vienna House hotels for almost 10 years.
Sales Manager Eastern Europe
Having held highly-esteemed senior positions within tour and travel organisations across Europe, Stefan Schlachter boasts an extensive background in the travel and hospitality trade. Currently the head of sales activities at IDeaS Revenue Solutions for Eastern Europe, Stefan advises and collaborates with hotels on revenue management strategy, organisation and solutions for long-term, sustainable revenue success. Stefan’s previous roles include senior leadership positions with Turkish Airlines, Kempinski Hotels, Corinthia Hotels, Grand Resort Bad Ragaz, Millennium and Copthorne Hotels and Bookassist. Stefan’s passion, energy and specialised expertise remained at the forefront of his sales and operations roles, providing dynamic, consistent and profitable results for each organisation. Having won multiple awards for online booking, Stefan is an established thought leader in today’s travel industry. His most notable specialisations include revenue management and optimisation, as well as online marketing and distribution. Strongly focused on optimal results, Stefan confidently goes the extra mile to help Eastern Europe’s hoteliers reach their revenue management goals. When he’s not traveling across the region working with hoteliers, Stefan resides with his family in the Stuttgart area and enjoys (social) networking and keeping fit with Nordic Walking and Skiing.
Business Leader, Travel Vertical Search, EMEA
Sher Khan leads the Google Travel Vertical Search for various markets in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Sher Khan has began his career in family business and subsequently at Procter & Gamble. He has held a consultative role over the past 10 years at Google in executive positions in Ireland, USA and Germany, and has achieved success for his clients in the retail, technology and travel industries. Sher received his Bachelor's degree (BA) in England from the University of Leeds and his Masters degree (MA) in International Economics from the University of Nottingham.