Johannes Thomas is a Managing Director at trivago, the world’s largest hotel metasearch. He is steering the path of the newly founded Hotel Relations Department, a business unit that is reinventing the way trivago connects hoteliers to 120 million monthly travelers worldwide.
Together with his team he aims to establish trivago as the number one direct marketing channel for hoteliers, empowering them to be more competitive online and to drive direct bookings to their own websites through trivago Hotel Manager (tHM). Johannes also heads up the Business Operations and Strategy Department, which is responsible for running strategic projects within trivago.
Johannes has over 10 years of experience in travel and hospitality. He discovered his passion for the industry at an early age, while working at his family-owned hotel as well as at Starwood Hotels and Resorts. He gained further tourism experience at isango! and later founded his own start-up, which operated travel sites in Germany, Italy, and Spain.