Pegasus Solutions Names Linda Kent Senior Vice President, Distribution Strategy
Well Known Hotel Distribution Executive Brings Decades of Hotel Experience to New Role
Linda Kent senior vice president, distribution strategy. In the new role, Kent will help define and shape innovative distribution services and features to bolster Pegasus' position as the world's single largest processor of electronic hotel transactions.
hospitality distribution," said David Millili, chief executive officer of Pegasus Solutions. "She has a keen understanding of global distribution and connectivity solutions, which she knows how to leverage for increased hotel market share. We're fortunate to add her level of expertise and focus to our already solid distribution position."
Kent brings more than 30 years of experience to Pegasus, most recently following fiveyears as senior vice president, electronic distribution for Wyndham Hotel Group. At Wyndham, she was responsible for overseeing global revenue generation through key third party channels like online travel agencies (OTAs) and global distribution systems (GDSs). Before joining Wyndham, Kent spent eight years with Starwood Hotels and Resorts, where she served as vice president of electronic distribution. She has also held positions with Sabre Hotels, ITT Sheraton Corporation, Worldspan, Cohasset Travel Service and Woodside Travel Management Systems.
Kent graduated from Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Mass. magna cum laude. She hasserved on the board of directors for the Hotel Electronic Distribution Network Association (HEDNA), the National Business Travel Association Hotel Committee, and Open Travel Alliance Hotel Working Group.
About Pegasus Solutions
Pegasus is a leading global technology provider that empowers independent hotels, hotel groups and chains to grow their businesses in a digital world. The company provides a comprehensive offering of cloud-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) systems and services that are designed to help hoteliers connect with their guests, increase profitability and maximize productivity. The Pegasus offering combines its highly scalable and reliable SaaS platform with representation and demand services, uniquely enabling hoteliers to sell to guests worldwide across all touch points, including their websites, call centers and front desks, and through all channels, including direct to consumer, travel agents (GDS), online travel agents, tour operators and metasearch partners.