Singapore-based travel technology company SBC Travel Group has appointed Shankar Kotha as chief commercial officer.
With 20 years of global experience across distribution, sales, revenue management and commercial operations, Kotha will direct all aspects of SBC Travel Group’s commercial function.
SBC Travel Group is a multinational fintech company that delivers integrated payment, technology and distribution solutions for the travel and hospitality industry. SBC Travel is made up of five companies, including Global Direct, Cloud Stays, Dream Holidays Planner, Lets Dream Vacation Club and Planet Holiday Media.
Prior to joining SBC Travel Group, Kotha served as group director, revenue management and online distribution for Minor Hotels, where he spearheaded the group’s entire revenue management and distribution operation for its Australian and New Zealand property cluster, generating over US$400 million in revenue.
Kotha has also previously held key roles with Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Universal Resorts, and Radisson.