News

Travelport Hotelzon Appoints Daniel Guillou as Managing Director

Travelport Hotelzon Appoints Daniel Guillou as Managing Director

Travelport Hotelzon, a hotel distribution technology provider for the B2B travel industry, has appointed Daniel Guillou as Managing Director, effective immediately.

Daniel Guillou, Managing Director, Travelport Hotelzon

Daniel Guillou, Managing Director, Travelport Hotelzon

Based in Finland, Daniel will be responsible for taking Travelport Hotelzon to its next level of growth through further international expansion including entry into new territories outside of Europe. He brings over 20 years’ experience working in the international IT and telecommunications industry where he held leadership positions at a number of high profile organisations including Ericsson and Tieto.

In his most recent role as Vice President, Head of Industry, at Tieto, the largest Nordic IT services company, Daniel successfully drove solid growth across his customer portfolio. He also has extensive experience of working in other regions having held roles in Japan, Nigeria and the Netherlands during his career.

Niklas Andréen, Senior Vice President of Hospitality and Digital Media for Travelport, said: “I am delighted to welcome Daniel to Travelport Hotelzon, bringing as he does significant experience and expertise in growing entrepreneurial start-up companies, leading high performing teams and driving business transformation. His timely appointment marks the start of a new phase for the business as it embarks on its second year with Travelport with ambitions to grow in the hotel and corporate travel space on an international basis.”

Daniel added: “I cannot be happier joining a leading business like Travelport Hotelzon. The opportunity is huge; the team has an intensive focus on developing pioneering products for its corporate and hotel customers while taking up the challenge of expanding its network into new territories. I look forward to building on that foundation and applying my experience so we realise the full growth potential of the business over the coming years.”

Also joining the Travelport Hotelzon senior management team this month is Olli Kaivola as Head of Finance, who brings with him extensive experience in auditing, tax law and financial and management reporting.

Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

News

NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 50 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 40 years.

More in News

IMG_3924-001

Get ready for RCI’s-Symphony of the Seas

Michael FloodFebruary 20, 2018
ITAA Cormac Meehan

Irish Travel Trade Experiencing Increase in Fraud Activity

Michael FloodFebruary 19, 2018
IMG_3941

Incredible India Seminar Comes to Dublin

Michael FloodFebruary 19, 2018
FREE PIC - NO REPRO FEE
Cork Airport has named the Shine Centre for Autism as its Charity of the Year for 2018. Pictured at the announcement at Cork Airport were brothers Harry (6) and Ryan (9) O’Connell from Carrigaline, along with Laura Crowley, Manager of Educational Support Services, Shine and Eamon O'Donovan, The Loop Retail Operations Manager, Cork Airport  Also included are Kathryn O'Dwyer (left) and Kathleen Walshe, Cork Airport Communications Dept (right).
Along with fundraising events throughout the year, Cork Airport has Shine donation boxes located throughout the terminal and The Loop Shop.
Pic: Brian Lougheed

Shine Centre for Autism is Cork Airport Charity of the Year 2018

Michael FloodFebruary 16, 2018
IMG_4599

Insight Vacations/Luxury Gold Highlight Authentic Dining Experiences

Ian BloomfieldFebruary 15, 2018
Sunway Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day from Sunway

Michael FloodFebruary 15, 2018
Aer Lingus Seattle

Aer Lingus Spring Flash Sale On Until Tomorrow

Michael FloodFebruary 15, 2018
Bled Slovenia

Fall in Love with Slovenia with TUI

Michael FloodFebruary 15, 2018
Commission for Aviation Regulation

CAR Issues New Travel Agent Licence, Adds Trading Name for Another

Neil SteedmanFebruary 15, 2018

Copyright © 2016 Belgrave Group Limited, C4 Nutgrove Office Park, Nutgrove Avenue, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14, Ireland