International hotel representation company, HotelREZ, announced this week that travel industry veteran, John Melchior, will be working with its established team from September 2005.Formerly Executive Vice President of Radius, The Global Travel Company, Melchior’s experience spans three decades and covers virtually every facet of the travel industry including corporate travel agents, tour operators, airlines and hotels. Most notably, Melchior built the world’s foremost preferred hotel programmes covering 10,000 properties in over 130 countries, selling over 5 million rooms per year.
In his role as Executive Vice President of Radius, The Global Travel Company, Melchior was responsible for recruiting and servicing large corporate agencies in 80 different countries, was part of numerous hotel advisory boards and a frequent speaker at conferences all over the world including many HEDNA conferences.
Melchior says, ‘HotelREZ has come a long way in such a short time, I see it as a company with enormous potential. It is innovative in its approach to hotels and technology and I believe that I can help the HotelREZ member hotels to both improve their images and boost sales.’