Trivago hires chief for hotel searches

DÜSSELDORF, 15 July 2019: – Trivago a global hotel search platform announced last week it hired James Carter as its chief product and technology officer heading the company’s hotel search division.

Carter, with 14 years of experience in the travel tech industry, most recently worked at Google selling hotel ads products.

Carter said Trivago’s culture of encouraging new and improved ways of thinking attracted him as it intends to “drive product innovation and deliver even more value to our partners and users.”

Trivago is a German transnational technology company specialising in Internet-related services and products in the hotel, lodging and metasearch fields. The US travel company, Expedia Group owns a majority of the company’s stock.