Travelport, a leading travel commerce platform, has appointed Alistair Rodger as Global Vice President of Agency Sales in Europe.
At Travelport, Alistair has undertaken the responsibility to lead the company’s agency-focused operations across Europe.
“Travelport is an innovative technology company dedicated to delivering to its customers the solutions they need to improve customer satisfaction, maximize revenue and stand out in the increasingly competitive and ever-evolving global travel industry. I look forward to working with Travelport’s experienced and highly talented team in Europe… and take the business to a new level for the benefit of our customers,” he said.
Alistair will be based in the company’s global headquarters in Langley, United Kingdom, and report to Travelport’s Chief Commercial Officer for Agency Sales, Nick Dagg.
“Alistair has a wealth of experience from across the travel industry, a proven track record and a firm understanding of the region. I am confident that, under his management, we will further accelerate our position in Europe,” Dagg said.
Before joining Travelport, Alistair was working for Hotelbeds Group, a leading distributor of hotels and ancillaries to the travel trade, where he created and ran the retail division. The division was formed in 2017 following the integration of GTA and Tourico Holidays into the Hotelbeds Group, and managed relationships with more than 50,000 retail travel agents.
Prior to his time with Hotelbeds Group, Alistair was Chief Commercial and Operating Officer at online accommodation website, The LateRooms Group, where he had responsibility for group operations across LateRooms.com, AsiaRooms.com and MalaPronta.com.
Previously, Alistair held leadership positions including Chief Executive Officer at Holiday Autos, Vice President of Partner Marketing for EMEA at lastminute.com, and Vice President of Partnerships and Promotions at Hilton Worldwide.