5 AUG, 2014
Kaustubh Latkar, former General Manager at Tavisca Solutions has been invited to speak as a guest, at the 16th Annual Travel Distribution Summit, North America, 2014. The event will be taking place in New York City, at the New York Marriott, Brooklyn Bridge on September 11th and 12th, 2014.
Kaustubh will be sharing his insights on how travel intermediaries have used technology for grass-root level aggregation of regional travel products to create global inventory coverage. The session will take place in the conference room “Salon D” (Marriott Brooklyn Bridge), at 3: 15pm, 11th September.
Kaustubh is a travel technology evangelist and has 15 years of experience in managing business and organization strategies in diverse business domains. Over the years, Kaustubh has gathered experience of working with and advising travel businesses regarding sales, as well as distribution technology strategies and helping them in creating revenue sustainability along with innovative business models.
“Kaustubh’s industry expertise in business process and development is sure to make his discussion on the future of intermediaries at TDS North America relevant and useful for entrepreneurs across the industry,” said Ken Frohling, vice president of business development for Viator. “Viator has had a long standing relationship with Kaustubh, working together to onboard several key Viator partners onto the tavisca platform,” he added.
Kaustubh is an ex-entrepreneur. He was also the co-founder of Magnus Computers, which brought to life one of the first mobile workstations, designed to combine high-end computing and an optimized open source operating system. He has spent several years as an entrepreneurship coach for budding tourism professionals in the Indian Himalayas. Today, he looks after business development at tavisca® and advises travel companies across the globe regarding technology and business strategy. He is an engineering graduate, certified scrum master and a proponent of creating sustainability in travel trade through technology.
About 2014’s TDS North America:
2014’s TDS North America is an event organized by EyeforTravel, a community where the world’s top online travel brands – from hotels to airlines, online travel agents, cruises, car hire firms and more – come to meet to drive forward growth and innovation in the industry.
Tavisca Solutions, a travel technology products and solution provider that works with (B2B, B2C and B2B2C) travel companies across the globe and helps them enhance their online business. With the vision to build future focused technology building blocks that solve key challenges in online travel business, tavisca® offers a versatile suite of cloud-based SaaS products, deciphering every aspect of customer and agent-facing booking engines, travel mid & back-office operation management systems.
Established in 2008, tavisca® has emerged into a team of travel technology specialists with over 275 dedicated personnel and three state-of-the-art development centers in India and the United States of America. Today, tavisca® continues to soar at its position amongst the top 100 ‘GPTW’ list of best places to work in India, for 3 consecutive years.
tavisca’s core offering ‘travelnxt’ is a PCI PA-DSS compliant online travel booking management software that works across Air, Hotel, Car, Deals, Activities/Transfers and Insurance with a Strong Booking Engine, Static Package Builder and Inventory Management System. Annually, tavisca’s travel technology empowers more than a million online travel bookings globally.
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