Travel Tripper Appoints Yauric Mercier As VP of Business Development for Europe

New York (February 17, 2011) – Travel Tripper, LLC, a hotel reservation systems provider, today announced that all of its products are now available for sale in Europe and the Middle East. To launch its business in this region, Travel Tripper has chosen well respected hospitality industry leader Yauric Mercier.

Travel Tripper According to Gautam Lulla, Travel Tripper COO, “Our RezTripTM booking engine and other products are well suited for the European market.  They are multi-currency, multi-language capable, can display rates exclusive or inclusive of taxes, and include unique upselling capabilities that are universal in their appeal. Yauric is an experienced, passionate sales leader, and we are thrilled to have him with us to initiate our business in Europe and the Middle East.”
Mercier was most recently VP of EMEA Sales for Fast Booking.  He has had a strong career within the hotel industry throughout Europe including stops at the Richmond Hotel, La Réserve, the Hôtels et Résidences du Roi Group, the Montalembert hotel, and the Bel Ami. He was trained at the Glion Hotel School and went on to obtain a Masters in Hotel Marketing. 

Mercier commented, “I am privileged to have the opportunity to bring Travel Tripper’s reservation technology to Europe.  Travel Tripper offers great technology and outstanding customer service, both of which are critically important to hotels in this part of the world.”
In addition to the RezTripTM booking engine, Travel Tripper offers RevUp – a powerful business intelligence tool for hotels.  RevUp empowers revenue managers by displaying integrated information from their hotel PMS, competitive pricing sources, and future market demand data.  Revenue Managers use the dashboard, report, and forecasting features of RevUp to make smarter pricing decisions every day.
Travel Tripper will be at the ITB Berlin Trade Show from March 8th - 11th and is taking appointments now to showcase RezTripTM, RevUp, and all of their other reservation services products.
About Travel Tripper
Travel Tripper ( is an innovative online reservation solution provider that helps hotels worldwide increase conversions and distribution share through the hotels’ best sales channel – their proprietary website. In addition to the new and revolutionary RezTripTM 2.0 online booking engine, Travel Tripper offers call center services, multi-channel distribution, Internet Marketing products, and a powerful Business Intelligence system for hotels. 
Travel Tripper is a privately held company based in New York City.
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