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Marco Trecroce Elected to HTNG's Board of Governors

Monday, November 13, 2017  
Posted by: Emily Wilson

CHICAGO (November 13, 2017) - Marco Trecroce, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, joins top hospitality company IT leaders on HTNG's Board of Governors.

Marco Trecroce joined Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts in 2010 as the first Chief Information Officer in the company's 56-year history. During his time at Four Seasons he has led the company through an extensive global IT and business transformation, including investment in cloud based technologies for its hotels and residential property operations, and global corporate offices. Headquartered in Toronto, Four Seasons is a global leader in luxury hospitality with 106 hotels and resorts in major city centers and resort destinations in 44 countries.

Marco has a diverse background of international experience. He began his career at IBM in sales and marketing before joining Anderson's IT consulting practice. Moving to the United Kingdom in 1999, he assumed a number of CIO, COO, and senior executive positions specializing in business transformation for companies including UK tour operators Airtours and Thomas Cook. He then worked for Opodo, an Amadeus online travel company, before returning to Canada in 2006.

HTNG's Board of Governors is the direction-setting body for the organization. The 24 board members meet regularly to actively provide direction and prioritization on the key issues that face industry IT leaders as they seek to improve technology for the millions of hotel rooms and other hospitality venues worldwide within the scope of their responsibility.

 

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About Hospitality Technology Next Generation (HTNG)

The premier technology solutions association in the hospitality industry, HTNG is a self-funded, nonprofit organization with members from hospitality companies, technology vendors to hospitality, consultants, media and academic experts. HTNG's members participate in focused workgroups to bring to market open solution sets addressing specific business problems. HTNG fosters the selection and adoption of existing open standards and also develops new open standards to meet the needs of the global hospitality industry.

Currently more than 400 corporate and individual members from across this spectrum, including world leading hospitality companies and technology vendors, are active HTNG participants. HTNG's Board of Governors, consisting of 24 top IT leaders from hospitality companies around the world, itself has technology responsibility for over 2.5 million guest rooms and world-leading venues. HTNG publishes workgroup proceedings, drafts and specifications for all HTNG members as soon as they are created, encouraging rapid and broad adoption. HTNG releases specifications into the public domain as soon as they are ratified by the workgroups. For more information, visit www.htng.org.