Travel Intelligence Group (‘TIG’), the leading online presence for boutique and luxury hotels, is pleased to announce the appointment of Alan Josephs as its new CEO. LONDON, ENGLAND, July 22, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ — Travel Intelligence Group (‘TIG’), the leading online presence for boutique and luxury hotels, is pleased to announce the appointment of Alan Josephs as its new CEO.
Following the February 2009 fundraise of GBP2.2M, the appointment of Alan Josephs is the next step in TIG’s strategy to secure a high calibre team of online travel professionals. Earlier appointed were Chris Ellul as Director of Supply (formerly with Isango.com) and Ed Goldswain as Head of Online Marketing (formerly with hostelbookers.com).
Marin Muyser will become the group’s Executive Chairman responsible for corporate and business development.
Commenting on the announcement, Marin Muyser said:
"I am very pleased with the addition of Alan to our team of highly experienced online travel professionals. Alan has an excellent track record as CEO of Ebookers Europe and with his appointment TIG is further cementing its position as the leading online distributor of luxury and boutique hotels."
Commenting on his appointment, Alan Josephs said:
"TIG represents an incredible opportunity in a niche market that is yet to be explored by the major OTAs. I am honoured by being offered this position and excited with the prospects of the company and its strategy to become the leading distributor of boutique and luxury hotels online."
The Travel Intelligence Group was originally founded by AA Gill and other well known travel writers , and is the leading online presence for luxury and boutique hotels worldwide. TIG also owns ChicRetreats.com, a website focusing on small luxury and boutique hotels. Its subsidiary’s technology platform, Starfish Luxury Travel Distribution, powers sites such as Hip Hotels and Mr & Mrs Smith.
For Further Information, contact:
Marin Muyser, Executive Chairman
020 7580 2663
Source: Travel intelligence Ltd
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