Alexander Pyhan

Vice President, Distribution
Marriott International

Alexander Pyhan Vice President, Distribution
Alexander Pyhan serves as Vice President, Distribution at Marriott International and is responsible for Marriott’s comprehensive global distribution strategy across direct and indirect channels, with the goal to drive customers to Marriott’s lowest cost direct channels while optimizing the ongoing role of intermediaries. He is also accountable for the distribution strategy across all transient intermediary channels, including OTA, metasearch, Global Distribution Systems, wholesalers, travel management companies, and travel agencies including negotiation planning & governance for all intermediary contracts. In addition, Alex is leading all third-party channel operations, support and connectivity efforts for the company.

In Alex’s 16-year career at Marriott International, he held several positions in Distribution as well as in Sales.

Alex is a native of Frankfurt, Germany and now resides in Washington, DC.

Sessions

Thursday, November 21, 2019
10:45 AM – 11:10 AM

Executive Roundtable: Hotel Strategies 2020 - Taking Control

Hotels are ramping up their tech to improve targeting, reward customers, make smarter distribution choices and offer a differentiated guest experience. How are they doing? Hear from some the industry’s key players in hotel marketing as they discuss their strategies, successes and challenges.

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