Halsinki, Finland (PRWEB) January 15, 2009
TripSay.com, the travel site where like-minded travelers help each other capitalize on the best travel experiences, has appointed former Travelocity Vice President Alfonso Castellano to its board. Castellano is one of the pre-eminent authorities in the internet travel industry.
Castellano brings over 25 years experience to TripSay including nine years at LastMinute.com where he was Managing Director of Southern Europe, head of Latin American expansion and Global Hotel contracting and procurement. Following Travelocity’s billion-dollar acquisition of LastMinute.com, Castellano was appointed Travelocity’s Senior Vice President of consumer business in Europe. He brings this wealth of experience to TripSay.com.
“This is a significant addition to TripSay.com at a perfect time,” says TripSay.com CEO and Co-Founder Juha Huttunen. “Alfonso Castellano is a pioneer in the global internet travel industry.”
With an MBA and a Masters in Tourism, Castellano has made travel his life's work. He is launching two travel-oriented companies this year. MindProject provides consultancy and training in innovation, technology, marketing and distribution for travel companies. InnovaTravel is a seed company to support travel innovation and travel start-ups.
Castellano predicts, "Tripsay.com will be one of the jewels of the InnovaTravel portfolio.” Castellano goes on to say, “TripSay.com is ideally positioned to capitalize on this next wave in the online travel industry where members use the power of social networking and knowledge sharing to maximize their travel experiences.”
TripSay provides an intelligent and incredibly simple service to help discerning travelers find what they're looking for and create their own unique and memorable adventures -- with the help of their friends and other people just like them. TripSay was founded in late 2006 and is located in Helsinki, Finland. Visit TripSay.com for more information.
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