Sergey Artemov Appointed as GM of Svoy TT, the Russian Operating Entity of Hotelbeds

. February 17, 2015

PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain - February 17, 2015 - Svoy TT, the Russian operating entity of Hotelbeds, has announced the appointment of Sergey Artemov as new General Manager. In this role, Sergey will oversee the company, which mainly delivers online hotel accommodation throughout Russia.

This appointment is part of the restructuring of the Svoy TT business, after the completion of the company's integration in Hotelbeds Group. In this new stage for Svoy, Sergey brings with him a wealth of industry understanding, global experience and a proven skillset in business development and implementation.

Sergey started his professional career at Nota Bena, a Russia-based online travel company. He spent 16 years in the company, in charge of different positions from travel specialist to Managing Director, delivering strong growth in the hotel booking online channel for the European and Russian destinations.

Sergey joined Svoy TT as Head of Contracting Hotelbeds Russia in January 2014, to assure a seamless migration of Svoy TT standards to those of Hotelbeds and Bedsonline, regarding all the aspects related to the cooperation with clients and suppliers.

In the words of Sergey, "Since I started working at Svoy TT I have been clearly focused on implementing Hotelbeds & Bedsonline working standards with all our suppliers and clients in Russia. I am 100% confident of our company's great growth potential. My team and I are working very hard to achieve our ambitious targets, and are confident to see significant results very soon."

About Svoy TT

Svoy TT is a Russian travel company, part of Hotelbeds Group, a global provider of travel services in more than 180 countries. The company provides online hotel accommodation services to domestic and international customers in Russia, including individuals, businesses and hotels. It represents more than 500 hotels with an established presence in the domestic market. Svoy TT has an office in Moscow and representatives in St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg and Samara.

About Hotelbeds

Hotelbeds (http://www.hotelbeds.com) is the No.1 Global B2B Bedbank with an online database of over 72,000 hotels in 180 countries. For the year ended 30 September 2014, Hotelbeds outperformed the market with Total Transaction Values of €2.3billion.

Hotelbeds was founded in 2001. In 2007, the company became part of TUI Travel PLC's Accommodation & Destinations Sector, now called Hotelbeds Group and part of TUI Group, the world's number one leisure travel company.

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