San Francisco, Calif. (PRWEB) May 5, 2008
PickPackGo, (http://www.pickpackgo.com), an award-winning website for travelers to easily find, compare and rent vacation homes, today announced that Erik Blachford, formerly President and CEO of Expedia, Inc. and CEO of IAC/InterActiveCorp's travel division, IAC Travel, has joined the PickPackGo Board of Directors.
"Vacation rentals are a growing trend in travel, and PickPackGo is perfectly positioned to succeed by focusing on meeting renters' needs, while providing a compelling pay-for-performance distribution opportunity for property managers," said Mr. Blachford. "I think PickPackGo has an extraordinarily bright future and I'm looking forward to being part of the team."
"Erik brings a tremendous amount of travel market experience and insight to our fast-growing vacation rental business," said Felix Lin, CEO of PickPackGo. "We are delighted to have him join us as we make it easier for travelers to find, compare and book more affordable vacation lodging using PickPackGo.com."
Mr. Blachford is currently CEO of TerraPass, Inc., a resource for those looking to meet the challenge of global warming by taking responsibility for their own carbon emissions. He also serves on the Board of Directors at TerraPass, Inc., Zillow, Inc., and Surfparks LLC.
PickPackGo is changing the way families vacation by connecting renters with property managers and homeowners to rent vacation homes. PickPackGo is an award-winning online search site dedicated solely to vacation properties. It provides a safe, easy to use and efficient way for travelers to easily find, compare and rent vacation homes. Every rental transaction processed by PickPackGo is protected by the Security Blanket™ Guarantee. PickPackGo is online at http://www.pickpackgo.com and headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
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