Pegasus Solutions Names Craig Barnby Vice President, Product Services
Regarded Hospitality Veteran Brings Hotel Services Experience to Product Services Division
DALLAS (February 6, 2013) – Pegasus Solutions has named 19-year hospitality technology veteran Craig Barnby vice president, product services.In this role, Barnby will be responsible for overall product strategy and development for Pegasus’ powerful distribution, booking and reservation solutions.
“With a background in hotel services, Craig is a creative and thoughtful leader who blendstechnological understanding with firsthand knowledge of front-of-house and reservations operations. This translates to an uncomplicated approach to delivering solutionscapable of driving our clients’ business,”said David Millili, chief executive officer of Pegasus Solutions.
Most recently, Barnby served as director, hospitality solutions architect forOrbitz Worldwide,providingstrategic planning and technical insight throughout the organization. In the past,he also was the senior product manager for Cendant Travel Distribution Services, covering the Trip.com, Cheaptickets.com and Lodging.com sites. Barnby started his career in hospitality services at Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, where he quickly advanced through multiple roles in sales, customer service and account management.
Barnbywas elected to the Hotel Electronic Distribution Network Association (HEDNA) Board of Directors in December 2012, and is a key contributor to the HEDNA Connectivity Working Group, whichcollaborates to help improve the efficiency of distribution systems.
About Pegasus Solutions
Pegasus Solutions is the single largest processor of electronic hotel transactions, delivering advanced and affordable connectivity and distribution solutions to nearly 100,000 hotels worldwide. Pegasus connects hotels to crucial sources of business, facilitating almost $16 billion for its clients annually. In additional to foundational global distribution system (GDS) access and online connectivity, Pegasus delivers online, social marketing and booking solutions through its Open Hospitality division, industry-preferred global commission processing, and powerful reservation tools to convert and capture bookings. As a trusted partner in generating guest room demand and sales, Pegasus also offers hotels actionable business intelligence through its Pegasus View Market Performance reports to help hotels understand and respond to changing market conditions.
Pegasus has 18 offices in 10 countries, including regional hubs in Dallas, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, New York, Sao Paulo, Singapore and Scottsdale. For more information, visit www.pegs.com or www.openhospitality.com.