Online Travel is now a major force in global travel commerce. OTAs such as Expedia, Travelocity, Orbitz and Priceline dominate the US online scene and are growing their international brands. Meta-search players such as Kayak, and Bing! Travel provide powerful comparison shopping platform. With new major brands emerging throughout the globe, international growth of online travel has accelerated . Traditional travel suppliers and intermediaries use online sites to drive direct distribution and build stronger customer relationships.As a strategic partner with PhoCusWright, Travel Tech Consulting has full access to all of PhoCusWright’s research on global online trends. Our consultants can help formulate comprehensive online strategies and recommend tools for e-commerce, content management, CRM, and online booking. Norm Rose has worked with companies in Europe, The Middle East, Asia and North America on online strategy and technology infrastructure.

Additional Online Travel Experts Include:

Vela McClam-Mitchell, CEO of Market Designs, LLC
Vela has an extensive, worldwide managemnt background in online travel and eCommerce business development, product marketing and sales. As Vice President of eCommerce Vela was one of the creators of Worldspan’s eCommerce business unit. Vela was instrumental in negotiating agreements with Expedia, Orbitz and Priceline which grew Worldspan into the largest market share holder in online travel distribution