Journera Appoints New Senior Vice President of Business Development


WHY IT RATES: To know joins Journera with two decades of experience in the travel industry.—Donald Wood, senior editor of Breaking News.

Journera, recognized as one of the World’s 10 Most Innovative Travel Companies by Fast Company and a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum, today announced that travel industry veteran Tim Knowling is joining the company. as Senior Vice President, Business Development.

Tim joins Journera with two decades of experience in the travel industry, starting with American Airlines. He then spent over a decade at Kayak, where he became SVP, Global Business Development and SVP, Strategic Partnerships. Tim most recently served as Executive Vice President, Commercial for Futurestay, an award-winning operating system for short-term rentals.

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This is a newly created position for Journera in response to the growth of the company’s first-party real-time data platform. In the new role, Tim will work with large enterprise customers to securely publish their data to the Journera platform as well as realize the benefits as a “subscriber” to better target their marketing spend, engage with their high-value customers and create better travel experiences that increase loyalty and revenue. Tim will report to Scott Garner, Chief Revenue Officer.

“Tim is an expert in managing complex customer relationships with leading travel brands,” said Scott Garner, chief revenue officer, Journera. “We work in an industry that not only has a strong appetite for innovation, but also has multi-level stakeholders that need to be engaged to drive that innovation forward. With his two decades of experience across all travel industries, he will be able to help our customers drive innovation and growth. »

Journera gathers data throughout the journey to open up new possibilities for travelers and travel agencies – from identifying potential customers who are planning trips, to better anticipating their needs throughout the journey and offers new services and experiences based on the reality of travellers. time needs.

Journera’s business partners include United Airlines, American Airlines, Hilton, InterContinental Hotels Group, Marriott International, Hyatt Hotels Corporation and many more. Together, these travel agencies account for almost 50% of all trips to the United States. For more information on Journera, visit

THE SOURCE: Journa press release.


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