US: Cloud-based hospitality business intelligence platform OTA Insight has announced the appointment of Vivek Bhogaraju as its chief operating officer (COO).
With more than two decades of experience in the travel and technology industry, Bhogaraju most recently held the role of general manager of revenue performance solutions at Expedia Group, where he was responsible for the strategy and execution of the group’s revenue management offerings for the short-term rental and hotel lines of businesses.
As COO, Bhogaraju will spearhead strategic planning, internal operations, M&A, partnerships, and help to scale the company’s acquired businesses. He will also work closely with OTA Insight’s leadership team to drive the execution of the company’s strategic vision, and empower the team to deliver innovative solutions that help short-term rental providers and hoteliers grow revenue and drive profitability.
Bhogaraju said: “I am thrilled to join OTA Insight and work alongside such a talented, driven and dedicated team. With the travel industry rapidly transforming, and seeking commercial resilience amid market, pricing and demand uncertainties, I believe OTA Insight is uniquely positioned to help hotels and short-term rentals navigate these challenges.
“I look forward to partnering with the Transparent Intelligence, Kriya RevGEN, Triometric Solutions and OTA Insight teams and contributing to the continued growth and success of our customers,” he added.
OTA Insight CEO Sean Fitzpatrick said: “Vivek’s humility as a leader along with his passion for delivering innovative products and world-class customer service make him a perfect fit for our team. His extensive experience in strategy, travel technology and operations, make him the ideal candidate to help lead and scale OTA Insight into the future.
“We’re excited to welcome him and look forward to his contributions in driving growth and delivering value to our customers,” he added.
OTA Insight’s team of international experts supports more than 60,000 properties in 185 countries.