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Steven Rubin

EVP Operations and Partnerships at LodgIQ & NYU Adjunct Professor

Steven Rubin

Steven Rubin is the EVP of Operations and Partnerships at LodgIQ. A seasoned strategic executive, Steven has helped push the boundaries of technology within the travel industry. Prior to joining LodgIQ, Steven was the Vice President of Revenue at Denihan Hospitality where he was responsible for the portfolio’s revenue and distribution philosophy and strategy driving efficiency and profitability for all Denihan hotels. As a Vice President and General Manager at Travelzoo, Steven developed the brand’s online hotel booking tool—leading the product team and establishing key alliances with distribution channels, hotels, and marketing partners. Steven has also held positions as the Commercial Director at YOTEL and Regional Director of Revenue at Kimpton Hotels.

Steven has been committed to growing future leaders in the hospitality industry. He is the President and Founder of TRI Hospitality, Inc. specializing in Travel Revenue Innovation and is an Adjunct Professor—Strategic Pricing and Revenue Management at the NYU Tisch Center. He is an active member of HSMAI and HEDNA, and speaks at various industry events. Steven is based in New York City.

Insights by Steven Rubin (1)

Is Expedia's recovery program a genuine help for Hoteliers?

In my view, this new Expedia program is designed as a very clever additional entanglement of hoteliers to Expedia. It is just an additional length of rope that ties hotels closer to Expedia and increases their dependency on this OTA.
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