Galaria was appointed managing director, Europe and Asia, of Kayak eight months ago and is responsible for growing the footprint for Kayak.com across Europe and Asia.

He heads the London-based team which is focused on adding new travel providers including airlines, hotels, rental car companies and online travel agencies to Kayak.com's comprehensive search, and driving more traffic to Kayak.com's European and Indian sites, through strategic partnerships with leading international brands.

And while Europe is occupying more of his mindshare at the moment, Galaria is also looking out to Asia. With a foothold in India already, Galaria told Web In Travel that he was looking at new markets in the region although ?it won?t be in 2009?.

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