Rate Tiger targets further growth with director of sales appointment

30-Jul-2007

Rate Tiger has announced the appointment of Keith Povah to Director of Sales as part of its European and international expansion strategy.

Keith joins Rate Tiger from KP Service Solutions and JAC Travel where he was Director and Head of Sales respectively.

Keith brings a wealth of over 30 years’ experience in the hotel and hospitality sector having run his own hotels, as well as key positions with ACCOR, Le Meridien and the Best Western Lodge Hotel.

The role as Director of Sales will see Keith develop and execute Rate Tiger’s European sales strategy and engage with Rate Tiger’s sales team across the continent. This is supported by his experience working in European and Australasian markets for JAC travel.

Rate Tiger’s recent expansion with the opening of its European HQ in London earlier this month will be followed by a new product soon to be launched to help smaller hotels and assist the strategy of existing customers.

Keith officially started on July 19th and will report to Rate Tiger’s Chief Operating Officer.

“We are pleased to welcome Keith on board. Rate Tiger is going through some vigorous changes at the moment,” said Sascha Hausmann, Chief Operating Officer. “His expertise and knowledge will really help further the opportunities hoteliers have to manage their rates and inventory online. Keith’s experience in the international hospitality industry and also operating a hotel means he can truly understand our potential customers’ needs.”

Rate Tiger Products:
•RT Shopper
•RT Allocator
•RT Channel Manager

About Rate Tiger

Rate Tiger has been a leader in Online Distribution Management tools since 2001 and continues to pioneer new technologies for the hospitality industry. Rate Tiger, by eRevMax, now operates in 60 countries and 415 cities across the world and has become the industry-wide benchmark for managing online distribution. The RateTiger product portfolio enables hoteliers to switch from a time-consuming and complicated multi-channel process to a single point of entry to the market, hence allowing for easy update of distribution channels and travel portals, and rate comparison with competitors, in real-time.

Rate Tiger is headquartered in the US, with a second office in London (UK) and a technical development centre in India. eRevMax employs over 120 people across the globe. Rate Tiger is rapidly expanding across the European and American markets. For more information please visit http://www.ratetiger.com.