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Travelport has appointed Peggy Bianco as VP of head of global hotel sourcing.
She starts in mid-May and will report directly into Niklas Andreen who heads up Travelport’s hospitality division.
Bianco is joining the team to “further strengthen” Travelport’s global hotel offering for both corporate and leisure travel, as well as develop its relationships with hotel partners.
She has worked in the travel industry for over 25 years and was previously group VP, Global Hotel Services at Orbitz Worldwide, a role which she held for seven years.
Prior to this, Bianco held two other senior management roles at Orbitz: VP, business development, and, before that, director of hotel sales and market management. Before joining Orbitz, Bianco held senior roles at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide and Hyatt Hotels Corporation.
Niklas Andreen, senior VP, Hospitality at Travelport, said: “Peggy brings extensive in-depth industry knowledge and experience combined with a passion for success that will allow us to take our hotel offering to the next level. She has a very impressive background, a real can do attitude and I’m confident that both our hotel customers, and her team, will enjoy working with her.”
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