SOURCE: Fareportal

August 15, 2012 09:26 ET

Mark Drusch Joins Fareportal Executive Board

International E-Commerce Executive Joins Online Travel Technology Company

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Aug 15, 2012) - Fareportal, an online technology company providing web-based portals and management tools for the travel industry, announces today that Mark Drusch has joined the team as the new Chief Supply Relations Officer. Drusch brings to Fareportal 20 years of experience in executive airline roles and nearly 10 years in building online research and advertising businesses.

"Fareportal is very excited to announce the addition of Mark Drusch to our team," said Sam Jain, CEO of Fareportal. "With Mark's prior positions and experience at top companies such as Continental Airlines, Delta and e-Miles, we look forward to having him build our relationships with suppliers and further our brand."

As Chief Supply Relations Officer, Mark will work with Fareportal's current suppliers and partners in the airline, hotel and car rental businesses. He will also be introducing the Fareportal brand to new partnerships, to align the company with top brands in these industries.

Prior to Fareportal, Drusch served eight years as Executive Vice President for e-Rewards and helped launch e-Miles, an innovative online advertising channel, while working for the brand. In addition to launching and being the CEO of e-Miles, Drusch helped expand e-Rewards into 40 countries through partnerships with 100 global brands, including 40 airlines and 10 hotel chains. Before that, he was the Senior Vice President at Continental Airlines, Delta Airlines and Lufthansa.

Drusch earned his Bachelor of Science degree in International Relations and Political Science from Northwestern University, and he has previously served on the Zoo Boards in Atlanta, Dallas and Houston. 

About Fareportal:
Fareportal, one of the fastest growing travel companies in the world, leverages proprietary technology and expertise to deliver optimal solutions to its suppliers, customers, and partners. Originally formed in 2002 as a technology company providing web-based portals and management tools for the travel industry, the progressive brand has since expanded. Today, Fareportal's technology platform powers a number of online consumer travel brands, mobile websites and applications that make it simple and convenient for millions of travelers to plan trips from almost every corner of the world. It offers self booking tools, such as web fares, consolidator, contracts database, profile management system, travel reports, private negotiated fares, and hotel and car information. With headquarters strategically positioned in New York, Las Vegas and New Delhi, customers have access to Fareportal's 24/7 customer service centers staffed with highly experienced, multilingual travel professionals. In addition to worldwide headquarters, Fareportal's group of companies are spread around the globe with subsidiaries in Canada (Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal), the United Kingdom (London) and additional locations in India (Gurgaon).

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