Alistair has joined Travelport from 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.
At Travelport, Alistair has responsibility for leading the company’s agency-focused operations across Europe. He will be based in the company’s global headquarters in Langley, United Kingdom. He will report to Travelport’s Chief Commercial Officer for Agency Sales, Nick Dagg.
Commenting on the appointment, Nick Dagg said: “We are delighted to appoint Alistair as GVP, Agency Sales—Europe. He 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.”
Alistair Rodger added: “Travelport is an innovative technology company dedicated to delivering to its customers the solutions they need to improve customer satisfaction, maximise 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. Together, I believe we can take the business to a new level for the benefit of our customers.”