Stephanie Rogers will start work at the accommodation provider’s London office on February 14
Accor senior director for OTAs makes switch to head up European sourcing at WebBeds
A senior-level appointment has been made by travel trade accommodation provider WebBeds.
Stephanie Rogers joins the company from Accor where she was senior director for OTAs in northern Europe and previously worked for Booking.com.
She takes up the position of senior vice president of sourcing for Europe at WebBeds.
Rogers joins on February 14 and will be based in WebBeds’ London office.
Her recruitment emphasises the importance of Europe as the largest destination region of its business, according to the firm.
WebBeds Europe is the largest sales and destination region for the travel wholesaler which has seen bookings exceed pre-pandemic levels since May 2022.
WebBeds president for Europe Anders Kjong said: “The addition of Stephanie to lead our European sourcing team brings a huge amount of experience in hotel distribution from a range of segments across the travel industry.
“Stephanie’s energy and broad view of the marketplace will be a huge asset in supporting the business as we evolve and innovate our offering to hotels to help drive us towards achieving our ambition to become the number one global B2B provider.”
Rogers added: “My experience in hotel distribution will no doubt complement the brilliant team we have in place and I look forward to working with my colleagues to help steer us to success in 2023 and beyond.”