TrevPar World, well known in the hospitality sector as an innovative total revenue management solution provider, has diversified its offering following client and market demand. The Group has launched TrevPar World Distribution to offer existing and new hospitality operators’ stable, scalable, and the most affordable connectivity in market to the world’s global distribution systems (GDS).
The Group has appointed well know hospitality persona, Darryl Erasmus as the Managing Director of the new venture. Erasmus, a well-known and respected figure in Tourism and Hospitality circles, spent several years working in the hospitality sector with various brands such as Protea Hotels by Marriott and the IHG owned Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza brands.
He has also led marketing and corporate communications efforts across Africa for the global travel e-commerce giant, Travelport, before spending a short stint outside of the sector as the Chief Executive of technology provider, Questek.
Most recently as the Chief Quality Assurance Officer and the Chief Experience Officer at South African Tourism and the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa, Darryl was instrumental in guiding the efforts of the destination to promote and position South Africa as a quality assured, diverse, and unique visitor experience destination.
When asked about the recent appointment of Erasmus as Managing Director of the new subsidiary, Founder and CEO for the Group, Derek Martin said, “We are really thrilled that Darryl has agreed to join our team. He is a respected voice and personality in the sector. His diverse background having worked with large international hotel brands, GDS e-commerce platforms, and South Africa’s quality assurance and destination marketing efforts at SA Tourism, make him a huge asset to the team.”
“The last year has been a rough time for the sector and as we all work towards our sector’s recovery, connectivity and widespread distribution of our hospitality inventory and rates on global platforms is going to aid our recovery greatly. I’m excited to join such an energetic team and to take TrevPar World Distributions cost effective connectivity solutions to the market,” Erasmus commented on his recent appointment.
The Group also welcomed Michael Breytenbach as an Analyst to the team. Michael, a graduate of the Swiss Hotel School South Africa and University of Johannesburg Hospitality Management will be assisting TrevPar World Total Revenue Management clientele with developing and implementing strategic data driven revenue generating strategies. “Finding and developing young talent is a key focus within the TrevPar Group, we look forward to Michael’s contribution to the organisation,” said Martin.
On joining the team, Michael commented, “Having studied the TrevPar World Revenue Management module as part of my degree at the University of Johannesburg, it’s fascinating to be able to experience the implementation and see the importance of revenue management in practice. I’m excited and thankful to be given this unique opportunity.”
ABOUT TREVPAR WORLD
TrevPAR World, founded in 2016 by revolutionary entrepreneur, Derek Martin, is a hospitality data analytics company that specialises in data driven total revenue management and scalable distribution technologies through a myriad of global partners. The Group offers full-service solutions for commercial readiness including total revenue management, GDS connectivity, sales, marketing, and social media services.
The Groups’ core focus is to optimize property profits by implementing unique strategies that allow owners and operators to track, adjust and improve all performance metrics of their property and all its outlets, in the short and long term.