Peggy Bianco has switched to Travelport as head of global hotel sourcing from Orbitz.
She joins in mid-May from her previous role as group vice president, global hotel services, at Orbitz.
Before other position s at Orbitz, Bianco held senior roles at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide and Hyatt Hotels.
She is joining to further strengthen Travelport’s global hotel offering for both business and leisure travel.
Niklas Andreen, senior vice president, hospitality at Travelport, said: “Peggy brings extensive in-depth industry knowledge and experience combined with a passion for success that will allow us to take our hotel offering to the next level.
“She has a very impressive background, a real can do attitude and I’m confident that both our hotel customers, and her team, will enjoy working with her.”
Bianco added: “Travelport has clearly demonstrated its leadership in hotel distribution, especially in the corporate travel agency space, and the team has reached some incredible milestones in terms of the level of hotel content offered.
“I’m looking forward to using my skills and expertise to extend this leadership further and continue on the journey of growth with Travelport and its hotel partners.”