Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:OWW) today announced the appointment of Jeremy Bellinghausen as president of HotelClub (www.HotelClub.com), effective immediately. Jeremy joins HotelClub from R.H. Donnelley, where he served as vice president of advertiser products and general manager of Business.com. Jeremy succeeds Chloe Lim, who is leaving HotelClub to pursue other opportunities.
“We’re delighted to welcome Jeremy Bellinghausen to Orbitz Worldwide as President of HotelClub,” said Barney Harford, president and CEO of Orbitz Worldwide. “Jeremy brings extensive leadership and product management experience to HotelClub, as developed in a variety of roles at R.H. Donnelley, Business.com and eBay’s Rent.com.
“I also want to take the opportunity to thank Chloe Lim most warmly for her significant contributions to HotelClub. We wish her well in her future endeavors,” continued Harford.
“I am excited to be taking the helm at HotelClub at such an important stage in the company’s development,” said Jeremy Bellinghausen, incoming president of HotelClub. “HotelClub offers a groundbreaking membership rewards program and hotel selection that is both broad and deep, with particular focus on traditionally underserved destinations across the Asia Pacific region.”
Through the HotelClub rewards program customers earn Member Dollars that can be applied to future bookings at over 60,000 hotels worldwide.
Hotels have multiple options for distributing their rooms through HotelClub, including the SmartRetail commission-based model, which radically simplifies accounting processes for smaller hotels in underserved markets.