DALLAS – October 9, 2019 – Tramada Systems today announced the appointment of business travel technology veteran and former agency owner Michael Jacques as Senior Director of Business Development.
In his new role, Jacques will be responsible for the expansion of Tramada’s business development growth and strategy in North America. Jacques is a travel technology industry veteran with over 30 years of experience. He is a former travel agency owner and over the past 19 years has served in senior management business development roles with the former i:FAO/cytric, e -travel/Amadeus, Farelogix, Tripware, Databasics and Lumo. Michael brings his passion for innovative solutions to advance corporate travel, is active in his local GBTA chapter in St. Louis and formerly served as the Co-Chair of GBTA’s Technology Committee.
“I am extremely excited for Michael to join our team,” said Mary Ellen George, Head of North America for Tramada. “His experience as a former travel agency owner and business development roles with travel technology providers delivers the perfect combination of skills needed to articulate the Tramada value proposition to prospective clients and support the continued expansion of our presence here in North America.”
Since entering the North American market in 2017, Tramada has experienced steady growth, expanding its presence from the company’s global headquarters in Sydney, Australia. Tramada recently announced its first global TMC implementation agreement for tramada®, the company’s cloud-based post-booking software, with TAG. In addition, the company inked an implementation agreement for tramada with Chicago-based Options Travel, giving the agency access to the cloud-based, NDC-ready platform, and its API capabilities, which allow for integration with a host of technology providers.
About Tramada Systems
tramada is an advanced post-bookings management system that streamlines travel operations, data management, document production, and travel accounting. tramada is GDS agnostic, NDC capable, and integrates with over 50 products, including online booking tools, mobile solutions, and expense systems. The modular design makes it easy to add the latest applications while automated service fees, markup tools, and commission management features increase revenue and drive down costs. Tramada Systems enables TMCs to efficiently manage post-booking processes such as service fees, itineraries, invoicing, reporting, duty of care, and more for both NDC and (traditional) GDS bookings. Tramada Systems has long been the leading provider at its home in the Australasia region and is quickly gaining recognition and adoption in North America. Learn more at tramada.us.