FORT WORTH, TEXAS (PRWEB) October 29, 2013
CCRA Travel Solutions - a leading provider of global business-related solutions for travel suppliers and travel professionals – today announced two key executive promotions. Peter E. Pincus has been tapped to serve as Chief Commercial Officer and Mary Wiley has been promoted to the role of Vice President, Marketing. As Chief Commercial Officer, Pincus will help identify new business opportunities for the company’s divisions globally. In her new post as Vice President, Marketing, Wiley will develop strategic marketing plans to support CCRA’s continued growth.
“I am delighted to announce the promotions of Peter and Mary to their new positions, as both have played integral roles in our company’s ongoing success and strategic global expansion over the past five years,” said Dic Marxen, President and CEO of CCRA Travel Solutions. “CCRA is entering our 40th year in the travel industry with a highly qualified management team in place and exciting, innovative projects in the pipeline, including a second commissionable airline product that we plan to roll out in the first quarter of 2014. We will continue to strengthen our long-standing commitment to travel agencies, suppliers and our preferred partners as we also look forward to forging additional business relationships and unveiling exciting new offerings in 2014.”
A leader in the travel industry for over 33 years, Pincus has overseen CCRA’s international expansion efforts as President of the CCRA Global Network Division since 2010. As CCRA’s Chief Commercial Officer, Pincus has expanded responsibilities in the areas of global business development, sales and revenue acquisition, and agency engagement. Prior to joining CCRA, Pincus worked with Marriott where he provided strategic counsel to the largest travel consortia, as well as key retail agencies, and industry associations. Pincus has held positions with prominent travel agencies including American Express, and he founded and led Consultek, Inc., a travel management consulting company specializing in the Latin American market.
Wiley brings more than 22 years of experience to CCRA’s management team, including an extensive hotel marketing and sales background. In her new role of Vice President, Marketing, Wiley is responsible for overseeing CCRA’s marketing, public relations, and advertising efforts as well as developing strategic global marketing initiatives. Prior to joining CCRA in 2008 as Director of Marketing, Wiley served in prominent marketing posts at Cendant Corporation, where she implemented the award winning “Ya Gotta Ramada” marketing campaign and was responsible for creating the Sales Data Systems reporting department. Wiley also worked with Choice Hotels, where she served as Senior Director for The Marketing Resource Center. She is a former Partner at Hospitality Impact Marketing and owner of IMIGA Marketing.
Based in Ft. Worth, Texas, CCRA Travel Solutions is a global solutions provider in the Travel Industry bringing together professional travel agencies and suppliers around the world via marketing and technology. The company is comprised of the CCRA Call Center Solutions, CCRA Global Business Development, CCRA Hotel Partner Solutions, and CCRA Air Partner Solutions. CCRAtravel.com is CCRA’s proprietary hotel reservation booking engine that provides real-time rates and availability at over 180,000 hotels worldwide and allows travel agents to choose from up to five rate categories on a single search including: GDS rates, CCRA Preferred rates, Internet rates, Net rates and the 15% Enhanced Commission rate categories. Additionally, CCRA offers a variety of marketing opportunities to suppliers interested in reaching over 30,000 professional travel planners. For more information, please visit ccra.com or contact Mary Wiley at mary.wiley(at)ccra.com.