OpenTravel Alliance Announces Board of Directors, Officers

The OpenTravel Alliance announces the newly elected board of directors and officers for the 2006-2007 term.

Air Carrier Board Representatives

  • Ron Anderson-Lehman, Senior Vice President and CIO, Continental Airlines
  • Sumeet Bahl, Director, Customer Technology, American Airlines
  • Allison Danziger, Director of Vacations Revenue Management, US Airways
  • Casey J. Hossa, Senior Director, Information Services Division, United Air Lines

    Travel Integration Board Representatives

  • Brian Bowerfind, Vice President, Global Channels and Business Development, Hotel Information Systems (HIS)
  • Corey Ladd, Director of Product Marketing, Sabre Holdings
  • Chuck Thackston, Product Portfolio Manager, Worldspan
  • Alan Young, Vice President, Supplier Sales, Hotel Booking Solutions Inc. (HBSI)

    Car Rental Company Board Representatives

  • John Turato, Vice President, Technology, Avis Budget Group
  • James White, Director, Global Automated Marketing, The Hertz Corporation

    Hotel Company Board Representatives

  • Lisa Fues, Director of Reservations, Inventory and Distribution, Marriott International
  • Jennifer Ginty, Director of Electronic Distribution, Hyatt Corporation
  • Melissa Montana, Senior Manager, Distribution and Content Delivery, Hilton Hotels Corporation

    In addition, the board elected the following individuals as officers:

  • Chair – John Turato
  • Vice-Chair – Alan Young
  • Treasurer – Corey Ladd

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