Rouse to lead technology development at Flight Centre corporate brands

Flight Centre Travel Group has appointed Michel Rouse as corporate chief technology officer, EMEA, to drive strategic development of technology solutions for its business travel and MICE brands. These include FCM Travel Solutions, Corporate Traveller, cievents, Stage & Screen Travel Services and Flight Centre Business Travel. Rouse joins from leading global travel technology provider Amadeus…

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Okerstrom to lead Expedia as Khosrowshahi bows out

Expedia has announced that its board of directors has approved the appointment of Mark Okerstrom, currently chief financial officer and executive vice president of operations, to succeed Dara Khosrowshahi as president and chief executive of the company. Khosrowshahi was appointed chief executive of Uber earlier this week. Okerstrom will also join Expedia’s board of directors,…

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Powerful Hurricane Irma is a growing threat to the East Coast, but details still unclear

Computer model projection showing an intense Hurricane Irma on Sept. 5, 2017.Image: weatherbell By Andrew Freedman2017-09-03 22:49:29 UTC The last thing the U.S. needs right now, in the wake of devastating Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana, is another major storm. But that’s exactly the scenario that is a growing possibility late in the week…

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