RateGain Appoints Ali Kansou as Its Representative for the Middle East Region

  • RateGain
  • 02.28.11
RateGain has appointed renowned hospitality industry professional Ali Kansou as its business representative in the Middle East region.

Ali Kansou is best known for his successful stint with Booking.com, where he was responsible for its huge expansion in South of France and Middle East regions. With more than 10 years of experience in Europe, Ali later shifted to the Middle East as senior account manager in charge of the growth in the Middle East based in Dubai. He is a Swiss Hotel School Graduate of Glion in 1998.

On this appointment, Amit Khurana, vice president, hospitality solutions, RateGain said, “Middle East is one of the most dynamically adaptive region when we talk about travel technology. This market is not only populated with global hotel brands but it has a diverse base of different categories of local mid-sized as well as large hotel chains. Ali brings to the table a perfect blend of his affable nature with deep business acumen. I am quite optimistic that Ali would help expand and consolidate RateGain’s penetration with these regional brands that are looking for world-class channel management solution.”

Ali Kansou, based in Dubai, would represent RateGain in the GCC countries and would be responsible for business development, account support and sales for the company’s solutions like channel management, rate shopping, online reputation management and social media marketing solutions for the hospitality industry. Ali Kansou said, “I’m proud to be associated with a brand like RateGain. With this association, we will ensure hoteliers in this region get access to innovative solutions to enhance their online bookings and improve their online strategy to exceed expectations and forecasted targets.”
 
About RateGain
RateGain, one of the most awarded hospitality and travel technology companies, offers innovative Web-based solutions to top online travel agents, airlines, wholesalers and hotels across 65 countries. Its solutions are in the areas of channel management, distribution, competitive price intelligence, reputation management and social media marketing. Established in 2004, RateGain is headquartered in Noida, India with offices in the United States, Thailand, Spain, Dubai and the United Kingdom.



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