The company will focus on empowering hoteliers around the world to be more competitive online and to drive more direct bookings through their hotel websites. “With this step we are accelerating our ability to scale an exceptionally skilled international salesforce and build stronger ties with hoteliers. “It enables us to work even closer with hoteliers and better support them in making their direct marketing successful,” said Johannes Thomas, managing director and chief revenue officer at trivago. Get the full story at Breaking Travel News Read also "Trivago starts offering business tools to hotels"