Otravo appoints Joost Schuring, former Amadeus executive, as new CEO

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Amsterdam, 5 June 2018 - Otravo, the parent company of Travelgenio,Vliegtickets.nl, dé VakantieDiscounter, Flygstolen and Greitai, amongst others, has appointed Joost Schuring as CEO. Schuring previously worked for the Amadeus IT Group, where he was Vice-President EMEA, Travel Channels.

Veteran in the online travel industry

Joost Schuring (46) has had 17 years of work experience in successive management positions at Amadeus and is therefore highly familiar with all aspects of the global travel and tourism industry and with major players such as Otravo. He worked for Amadeus in Spain, the United States, Brazil and Germany.

Expanding leading position together

Schuring succeeds Raymond Vrijenhoek, who has helped to shape the powerful growth of Otravo and its brands since 2016. The merger with Travelgenio in April 2018 signified a major step towards worldwide presence for the company. Schuring was appointed to help Otravo achieve a leading role in the European online travel industry and become a real worldwide player.

“I know Otravo as an expert team of online travel professionals and I am looking forward to giving our customers the best travel experience with this team, thereby achieving a leading position in the European and global online travel community.”

About Otravo

With Travelgenio, Vliegtickets.nl, dé VakantieDiscounter, Flygstolen and Greitai, amongst others, travel agency Otravo is one of the market leaders in Europe in the field of online travel, with a broad range of both plane tickets and holidays in almost 40 languages and more than 25 countries.

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