and Chief Executive Officer
|Chicago (May 26, 2005) – TravelCLICK Inc., a leading provider of hotel
e-commerce solutions, today announced the appointment of Robert Post to
the position of President and Chief Executive Officer. He will succeed
Richard W. Gray and Ray Cohen, founders and co-CEOs of the company. Mr.
Gray will remain Chairman of the Board.
Mr. Post joined TravelCLICK in May 2004 as Chief Financial Officer. He has over 20 years of executive experience in travel and hospitality, as well as the home security and defense electronics industries. Prior to joining TravelCLICK, Mr. Post was the principal of Pconsulting LLC, an independent business consultancy to Fortune 500 and fast growth companies. Mr. Post is also a former executive of MICROS Systems, Inc. and Westinghouse Electric Corporation.
“TravelCLICK has experienced significant growth in its six year history, providing unique solutions that drive hotel competitive advantage and profitability,” said Gray. “Bob is an experienced and talented leader who has made substantial contributions toward TravelCLICK’s growth and strong financial performance. I want to express how excited we are at the prospect of Bob leading this extraordinary company and talented management team to even greater success in the years ahead."
“With superior products, technology and talent unlike any other travel company, TravelCLICK is well positioned for new levels of growth,” said Post. “I feel privileged to follow Mr. Gray and Mr. Cohen, whose tremendous vision and enormous accomplishments have built this company into the travel industry leader it is today."
TravelCLICK (www.travelclick.net) is the leading provider of solutions that help hotels maximize profits from electronic distribution channels. The company’s iHotelier booking engine and website marketing programs enable hotels to better execute strategies that increase business into their own websites. TravelCLICK's competitive intelligence provides hotels with price and booking performance information. TravelCLICK’s exclusive electronic marketing networks allow hotels to target promotional messages to travel agents and consumers when they are booking travel.
Established in 1996 and headquartered in the Chicago area, TravelCLICK has over 8,000 customers in more than 140 countries around the world.
|Also See:||Major Hotel Chains Grow Internet Reservations Over 22% in 2004; Brand Websites Increase Volume of Reservations Over 31% / April 2005|
|Major Hotel Chains Grew Internet Reservations by 24% 2004 YTD; TravelCLICK Reports eTRAK Results from 30 Leading Brands / January 2005|