30.05.2019 30.05.2019 expands its team in Spain (Emerging Travel Group), an online booking tool for travel professionals including travel agents and corporate travel bookers, announces the expansion of its Spanish team – RateHawk has appointed Davide Amaro as a Senior Sales Manager in Spain and Portugal.

Davide Amaro has over 15 years of experience in tourism as a strategic consultant at the European level and as an international team manager. He has previously worked in leading companies in the tourism sector such as WebBeds, and NH Hoteles among others, specializing in large commercial projects in the B2B sector.

In his new role for RateHawk, Davide has joined Samia Lahlou, who has been the Business Development Manager in RateHawk’s Spanish team since January 2019. Samia has more than 20 years of experience in sales and marketing in multinational companies, including Cathay Pacific and Air France KLM. Together, Davide and Samia will continue to strengthen RateHawk’s position on the Spanish and Portuguese markets.

Felix Shpilman, CEO of RateHawk, commented: “RateHawk already has partners in over 100 countries globally and cooperates with over 7,500 travel agencies. At the same time, we believe that there is a huge need in the Spanish and Portuguese markets for a user-friendly, high-tech, and supply-rich B2B hotel booking system. Therefore, we plan to continue our expansion in these countries and, over the long run, to make our product the preferred travel tool for all travel professionals globally. With our enhanced sales team, we will be better positioned to deliver our innovative engine to local travel industry professionals fully.”

On his appointment, Davide Amaro commented: “I am excited to be joining RateHawk and to take the company’s growth strategy forward. RateHawk’s supply of over 1 million unique properties globally sourced from 85+ of the world’s best hotel suppliers, combined with cutting edge technology, a user-friendly interface, and excellent service provides tremendous value to our agency partners as we continue to scale up.”

RateHawk’s mapping algorithms enable aggregating, processing, and deduplicating hotel content from both retail and wholesale players. RateHawk utilizes content prioritization systems, rate mixing mechanisms, various data structuring methods, advanced pricing, and inventory management systems for different channels, POS, and customer segments. Combining innovative technologies and extensive professional experience, RateHawk provides travel players with the world’s most comprehensive hotel-booking backend technology.