Amy Cain Severson serves as Senior Director, Industry Relations for Expedia, Inc., where her focus is fostering affinity for the company amongst the industry trade and supply audiences. As part of this global role, Severson leads the team responsible for managing relationships with key industry associations and for enhancing relationships with and driving revenue opportunities for the hospitality industry’s leading ownership and management companies.
Since joining Expedia in 2002 Severson has held several roles across the organization, most recently as the Director of Industry Relations and she has played an integral role as part of the company’s Global Strategic Accounts hotel team. Prior to this, Severson served as a member of the Destination Services team focusing on enhancing in-destination traveler experiences. Previously she worked as an Account Executive at Sabre Inc.
Today Severson is based out of Expedia, Inc.’s corporate headquarters in Bellevue, Wash., and is a frequent speaker and participant at industry events including hotel investment conferences and Eye for Travel. She also serves as a member of HSMAI’s Digital Marketing Council.