Font size: A A A A
Home > Industry > Consortia

THOR Names New Managing Director

August 15, 2011 By: George Dooley Travel Agent


(c) 2011 Thor, Inc.

THOR, Inc. has announced the appointment of John F. Kennedy as its managing director. In his new role, Kennedy is responsible for THOR’s overall strategy and operations.

THOR’s previous managing director, Melissa Carlston, is leaving the organization to relocate to Austria

Kennedy brings over 26 years of travel industry experience and has held a number of senior roles in high-profile hotel and hospitality organizations. Prior to joining THOR, he served as vice president, global supplier relations for RADIUS.

Kennedy has also served in leadership roles in sales, revenue management and operations for Wyndham Hotel Group, Marriott International, InterContinental Hotels Group and Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts. Based in THOR’s Broomfield, CO location, he will lead the THOR team in creating new opportunities for its member travel agencies and suppliers.

Kennedy will report directly to Niklas Andreen, global vice president, hospitality and partner marketing, Travelport.

"It is fantastic to appoint someone of John’s caliber to the managing director role at THOR; he’ll be a tremendous asset to the entire team,” says Andreen. “John will help us achieve our ambitious overall hospitality investment plans and create new value for our member travel agencies and supplier partners."

THOR, a Travelport company, offers a discounted and commissionable worldwide hotel program, which its member travel agencies use to book the best hotels for their travelers.


What do you think of this $type?


About the Author

George Dooley
George Dooley, Travel Agent’s senior contributing editor covering retail and technology, has a long-standing reputation as one of the top travel industry journalists. He notes...

This comprehensive guide begins at Alfava Metraxis and ends at Doctor Who Magazine wins the ACE Press Award 0 Following its record breaking ABC figure earlier this year, Doctor Who Magazine had cause for further celebration at the 2014 ACE Press Awards held viagra bedeutung online apotheke at the Museum of London. This may take a second or two.

By George Dooley | August 15, 2011
In his new position, John F. Kennedy's goals will include creating new value for member travel agencies and supplier partners.
Filed under : Consortia