Pegasus Solutions Names John Kiszla Vice President, Demand Account Management
DALLAS (May 20, 2013)?? Pegasus Solutions has named John Kiszla vice president, demand account management, where he will help drive room sales for Pegasus hotel clients by working directly with the demand community. Kiszla brings nearly two decades of hotel leadership to the role in which he will also be managing a global team of account managers.
?John has a sophisticated understanding of both business and leisure demand drivers,? said Chris Wichers, chief sales officer for Pegasus Solutions. ?He has been a valuable contributor at Open Hospitality, a division of Pegasus, for the last four years. His professional management ability and warm personal style will help drive new initiatives that will better align demand with our clients business needs.?
Most recently, Kiszla served as western regional director of sales for Open Hospitality. Before joining Open Hospitality, Kiszla worked as the director of sales and marketing for IHG?s Los Angeles InterContinental in Century City. He also was director of sales and marketing for Bristol Hotels, an IHG Partner, for four San Francisco properties. During his tenure with Hilton Hotels Corporation, he served as a regional director of sales and marketing for two Hawaii properties, and held various sales and marketing positions with four Los Angeles properties. He has also been director of sales and marketing for the Pan Pacific San Francisco, Starwood Hotels and Resorts San Francisco Airport, and Hotel Nikko San Francisco.
Kiszla earned a bachelor of arts in motion pictures and television from the University of California, Los Angeles.
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Pegasus Solutions is the single largest processor of electronic hotel transactions, delivering advanced and affordable connectivity and distribution solutions to nearly 100,000 hotels worldwide. Pegasus connects hotels to crucial sources of business, facilitating almost $16 billion for its clients annually. In additional to foundational global distribution system (GDS) access and online connectivity, Pegasus delivers online, social marketing and booking solutions through its Open Hospitalitydivision, and powerful reservation tools to convert and capture bookings. As a trusted partner in generating guest room demand and sales, Pegasus also offers hotels actionable business intelligence through its PegasusView Market Performance reports to help hotels understand and respond to changing market conditions.[/box]