RoomIt by CWT™, the global hotel distribution division of CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, today announced the appointment of Shannon Hyland as Senior Vice President of Global Supply. In this role, Hyland will provide overall leadership and execution of the supplier strategy and effectiveness, and market management.
“We are very excited to have Shannon join the RoomIt team as he has invaluable experience helping companies in finance, strategy and operations, specifically relating to operating performance, increasing profitability and driving business growth,” said David Falter, President of RoomIt. “Shannon is uniquely positioned to help drive RoomIt’s success in its supplier strategy and partnerships.”
Prior to joining RoomIt, Hyland was the CEO and Executive Vice President of Radius Travel for the past 11 years. Before that, he had stints as CFO at both Groople and The Mark Travel Corporation. Hyland started his career as an engineer in the airline industry, working at Continental and United Airlines before switching to finance positions at Amerada Hess Corporation, America West Airlines and Cendant Corporation.
Hyland holds a MBA in Finance and International Business from New York University and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Arizona State University.
RoomIt by CWT
RoomIt by CWT™ is the hotel distribution division of CWT. Every day we match travelers with the right room at the right rate, and every minute we book over 30 hotel rooms. We also provide travelers with the amenities and loyalty programs they want, while helping organizations control their budget and improve travel oversight.
CWT is a Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform. Companies and governments rely on us to keep their people connected – anywhere, anytime, anyhow – and across six continents, we provide their employees with innovative technology and an efficient, safe and secure travel experience. Every single day, we look after enough travelers to fill more than 100,000 hotel rooms, while our meetings and events division handles more than 100 events every 24 hours.