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Pierre Charles Grob

CEO of Availpro Fastbooking

In 2001, Pierre-Charles Grob started his career with Accor in New York, where he contributed to the creation of the marketing department in North America for the Sofitel and Novotel brands. While still in New York, he joined the Monaco Tourist Office to promote this destination and its luxury hotels. Returning to Europe, Pierre-Charles was first at the Monte-Carlo SBM Group in various roles and subsequently joined Fastbooking in 2010. In 2014 Pierre-Charles was Fastbooking’s Director for Asia, based in Singapore for four years.
In July 2018, Pierre-Charles was nominated CEO for Availpro & Fastbooking and is responsible for all aspects of the companys’ performance.

Antoine Buhl

Chief Technology Officer

Antoine became an entrepreneur after graduating his engineering studies. He participated in the creation of several start-ups, including Hypnotizer (video streaming) and PixVillage (photo sharing software). Passionate about creating innovative applications and the processes that lead to their success, Antoine joined Availpro as soon as it was launched in 2001 to develop the platform and online hotel distribution solutions. In addition to this role, he was appointed in July 2018 CTO of Fastbooking.

Jean-Louis Boss

Chief Marketing & Digital Services Officer

From the beginning, alongside the founders, Jean-Louis Boss has been a key player in FASTBOOKING’s development, especially its digital business.

A marketing specialist, Jean-Louis began his career in the marketing department of Reader’s Digest. He then took charge of overseeing statistical analyses at the Yves Rocher Group, where he rose rapidly up the ranks and became the Director of International Development.

His experience with internationally renowned brands enables Jean-Louis to bring to FASTBOOKING real client expertise in terms of positioning and online sales development.

Jean-Louis is a graduate of Rouen Business School (École Supérieure de Commerce de Rouen).

Stephen Jacquier

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Stephen Jacquier has 16 years of experience with the AccorHotels group, where he has occupied different finance positions. His profile is largely oriented towards the international sphere, notably Brazil and other South American countries. He served as Accor’s CFO of South America from 2005 to 2009, and then became Executive Director of Internal Audit.

Stephen was named CFO of FASTBOOKING in May 2015.

Stephen is a graduate of ESCEM (School of Business and Management) in Tours, France.

Christine Tan

Managing Director Asia

Christine leads the Fastbooking Asia team in her new appointment as Managing Director, Asia Pacific on 1 July 2018 with her motto that drives her “Imagine. Believe. Do it.”
With a great passion for the online travel & distribution industry, Christine has over 25 years of leadership experience in this industry. She builds and maintains solid, effective client relationships and has garnered a successful track record in assisting organisations position themselves profitably in this ever-changing technological space.
Christine is with Fastbooking since January 2015.

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Hotel Digital Lab Dublin: watch the conference replay!

Published on July 27, 2018

Distribution is crucial to the success of any hotel, and digital marketing for hotels is becoming increasingly sophisticated. FASTBOOKING & Availpro,… + Read More

Distribution is crucial to the success of any hotel, and digital marketing for hotels is becoming increasingly sophisticated. FASTBOOKING & Availpro, in partnership with major Hospitality Industry specialists from Adroll, Facebook, Google and The Hotels Network, shared a different path for hoteliers to optimise their digital distribution to gain a healthy…

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Hotel Digital Lab London – How to increase profit in a digital and data-driven world

Published on July 26, 2018

The day after Dublin, the Hotel Digital Lab 2018 edition’s European swing continued in London. Delegates converged on the plush Sofitel St… + Read More

The day after Dublin, the Hotel Digital Lab 2018 edition’s European swing continued in London. Delegates converged on the plush Sofitel St James hotel seeking advice on the best ways to leverage technology and digital marketing to increase hotel sales, and how to find a healthy balance between direct and indirect bookings.…

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ENHANCE THE BOOKING SEQUENCE INFRASTRUCTURE RETAIN YOUR GUESTS

Published on April 11, 2018

FASTBOOKING and Serenata join forces to enhance Hotel’s Direct Booking with seamless connectivity and the best-in-class solutions. FASTBOOKING and Serenata… + Read More

FASTBOOKING and Serenata join forces to enhance Hotel’s Direct Booking with seamless connectivity and the best-in-class solutions. FASTBOOKING and Serenata join forces to enhance hotel’s direct booking with seamless connectivity all in one-stop. This collaboration will provide the hospitality industry with the best-in-class e-commerce and CRM solutions to drive qualified…

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FASTBOOKING and Availpro release a “shopping guide” for ITB Berlin 2018

Published on March 5, 2018

FASTBOOKING and Availpro partnered up to deliver a first-rate guide for hoteliers shopping for new hotel marketing providers… + Read More

FASTBOOKING and Availpro partnered up to deliver a first-rate guide for hoteliers shopping for new hotel marketing providers at ITB Berlin 2018. “We’ve put together a list of the top criteria to look for when selecting the ideal hotel marketing providers in the ten most important hotel…

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FASTBOOKING selects Cendyn to provide seamless connectivity and best of breed solution

Published on March 5, 2018

RE-EVALUATE AND BUILD A SUCCESSFUL BOOKING SEQUENCE INFRASTRUCTURE RETAIN YOUR GUESTS! FASTBOOKING has selected Cendyn, the leading CRM and sales platform, … + Read More

RE-EVALUATE AND BUILD A SUCCESSFUL BOOKING SEQUENCE INFRASTRUCTURE RETAIN YOUR GUESTS! FASTBOOKING has selected Cendyn, the leading CRM and sales platform,  to provide the hospitality industry with the best-of-breed CRM solution through their connectivity platform. This collaboration will provide seamless connections between CRM and FASTBOOKING’s multiple e-commerce solutions which in turn,…

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Play your cards right in finding the right providers for your marketing strategy

Published on March 2, 2018

The technology landscape for hotel marketing is growing every year. More services, more tools, and more providers make… + Read More

The technology landscape for hotel marketing is growing every year. More services, more tools, and more providers make it an even more daunting task to find the right providers for you. Quality of the technology, speed of innovation and focus are crucial factors in deciding on a provider,…

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Case Study: Beachcomber French Riviera

Published on January 30, 2018

The Beachcomber French Riviera hotel started working with TrustYou in September 2016, based on the partnership between TrustYou and FASTBOOKING. FASTBOOKING… + Read More

The Beachcomber French Riviera hotel started working with TrustYou in September 2016, based on the partnership between TrustYou and FASTBOOKING. FASTBOOKING seamlessly connects with the TrustYou platform, to help hoteliers influence all the stages of the guest journey and boost their online reputation. Through FASTBOOKING, hoteliers are given free access to…