Booking.com has appointed Laura Houldsworth as managing director & vice president for the Asia Pacific region, succeeding Angel Llull Mancas, who served as managing director for Asia Pacific since August 2018.
With full responsibility for the leadership and development of Booking.com’s Asia Pacific business, Houldsworth will play a critical role in driving business growth, strategy and operations across the region for Booking.com.
As the travel industry navigates its next phase of recovery, she will spearhead efforts to shape the future of travel in the region with a strong focus on supporting Booking.com’s partners in rebuilding their businesses, while ensuring the company continues to deliver the best value to their customers.
Houldsworth joins Booking.com following 10 years at SAP Concur, where she most recently served as senior vice president & general manager for Asia Pacific, Japan and Greater China. She previously also held regional roles in BCD Travel and ABN Amro Private Banking.