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Valyn Perini

Executive Director | OpenTravel Alliance

Valyn Perini is an experienced travel professional with more than fifteen years in hospitality and travel operations, sales and marketing, systems, consulting, and software development. As executive director of the OpenTravel, Perini oversees the operations of the organization, including developing and executing strategies to reach the goal of standardizing electronic distribution of traveler information in the travel industry.

Her hotel career with InterContinental, Westin and Swissotel spanned sales, catering, operations and systems from the property to the international corporate office. As a hospitality technology consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers, she worked for cruise lines, hotel companies, technology vendors and the federal government. As the director of product strategy for Newmarket International, a software development firm that creates applications for the hotel industry, she oversaw product management and new product development.

She has served the industry in several volunteer capacities, including three years on the HEDNA board of directors, and currently sits on the HITEC advisory council. Perini grew up in Atlanta, and has worked in New York, Zurich, Washington DC and Portsmouth NH. She currently lives in Boston.

Valyn Perini

Executive Director

OPENTRAVEL ALLIANCE

www.opentravel.org