Gaurav Bhatnagar, Co-Founder of leading travel distribution platform TBO.com, has joined the Executive Committee of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). Bhatnagar’s appointment comes following considerable growth of the TBO.com business globally, and the significant contribution made by Bhatnagar to the travel and tourism sector.
Commenting on his appointment, Julia Simpson, WTTC President & CEO, said, “We are delighted to welcome a true travel tech entrepreneur like Gaurav to the Executive Committee at WTTC. His vision and the growth achieved at TBO is impressive. Now operating in more than 100 countries, connecting 100,000+ travel agents with over a million suppliers, the business is growing from strength to strength.”
Sharing his views, Bhatnagar mentioned, “I am humbled, yet excited to join the Executive Committee of an organisation I have respected since the start of my career. The industry appreciates WTTC’s efforts and values that it brings, and I am eager to contribute. Together, we will continue to grow the industry and ensure all partners in the travel ecosystem benefit from the resurgence of travel post the pandemic.”TBO’s product range includes air, hotels, rail, holiday packages, car rentals, transfers, sightseeing, cruise, and cargo.
The WTTC represents the stakeholders and companies from global travel & tourism private sector and its members include 200 CEOs, Chairs and Presidents of the world’s leading travel & tourism companies from all geographies covering all industries.
Members of WTTC range from airlines to tour operators and hospitality groups. The Executive Council is comprised of Chairs, Presidents, and Chief Executives from many of the world’s most powerful travel & tourism businesses.