AmTrav Appoints New Leaders and Significantly Expands Customer Support Team
SAN DIEGO, August 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — AmTrav, the one-stop-shop platform for business travel, is expanding its leadership and customer service teams to support the surge in business travel that is gaining strength as the pandemic unfolds. attenuates.
New hires to the management team include Susan HathawayAltman as sales manager, Tim Hines as Marketing Director, and Gaurav Patel who was promoted to chief technology officer.
Susan brings with her extensive business travel and sales experience, having worked for some of the biggest brands in the industry such as Amex GBT, BCD and most recently Atlas Travel. At AmTrav, Susan will be responsible for leading the sales team and developing the go-to-market strategy.
“I have always admired AmTrav“, said Susan. “They have been thought leaders in the industry for years and always ahead of the technology curve. I’m delighted to join them.”
Tim is a seasoned marketing leader having worked for well-known technology companies like Dialpad and running a consulting practice focused on building and scaling marketing programs. He will focus on creating a marketing engine to support growth efforts and tell the AmTrav story.
Gaurav, who has been with AmTrav since 2017 as vice president of engineering, led a 10-person development team that out-built and innovated competitor teams that are 10 to 30 times larger. He now assumes the role of CTO to continue building an even better platform for customers.
Additionally, the company has hired more than 20 new travel advisors to help customers with booking volumes that have doubled over the past year.
“Coming out of COVID, we’re seeing a sea change in attitude among business travel buyers,” said Jeff Klee, co-founder and CEO of AmTrav. “They’re tired of shitty booking tools and less willing to accept a lack of personal attention.” Klee continued, “The bar has been raised and it will continue to rise. We are building a team to meet these growing demands and to help spread awareness about AmTrav.”
AmTrav forecasts substantial growth through the end of 2022 and beyond, with global business travel spending expected to increase beyond 2 trillion dollars in the next 5 to 6 years. As businesses seek a modern solution to manage their travel, AmTrav will continue to raise the bar with its software and services.
AmTrav is a new kind of technology and service platform that brings business travel into a bold new era. Our easy-to-use solution empowers travelers and travel bookers to be more productive. Businesses of all sizes use AmTrav to book travel, find savings, set travel policies, manage payments and expenses, and keep their travelers safe. Travelers love AmTrav because our unique connected platform provides a seamless experience across the entire travel ecosystem and our travel experts and relationship managers are always ready to help. More than 1,000 businesses use AmTrav to get around, meet people, make meaningful connections, and get the most out of every trip. www.amtrav.com
Contact: Tim Hines312-525-9730, [email protected]
SOURCE AmTrav Business Travel