Booking.com, one of the world’s leading digital travel companies, has appointed Mr. Varun Grover as Country Head of Booking.com for Vietnam.
In his role as the Country Head, Varun will helm the delivery of strategy and business growth for Booking.com in Vietnam – a key travel market and destination in Southeast Asia that served an estimated 18 million international travelers and 85 million domestic travelers in 2019 before the pandemic hit; with promising opportunities for growth as domestic and international travel continue to recover.
With over 16 years of extensive experience in the travel, hospitality and the digital tourism industry, Varun has held several leadership roles in India and Singapore in Booking.com. In his most recent role as Outbound Hub Manager, Varun successfully established and led partner onboarding operation centers in 8 different markets across Asia Pacific.
“I am excited to lead the Booking.com business in Vietnam – it is a pivotal moment for travel with the country’s recent resumption of inbound and outbound tourism,” Varun said. “Booking.com’s mission is to make it easier for everyone to experience the world; and with Vietnam on the cusp of embracing the new era of travel, I am looking forward to working closely with our accommodation partners to ensure that we offer travellers the most convenient, seamless and unforgettable experiences travel has to offer.”
Founded in 1996 in Amsterdam, Booking.com has grown from a small Dutch startup to one of the world’s leading digital travel companies. Part of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), Booking.com’s mission is to make it easier for everyone to experience the world. By investing in the technology that helps take the friction out of travel, Booking.com seamlessly connects millions of travelers with memorable experiences, a range of transportation options and incredible places to stay – from homes to hotels and much more. As one of the world’s largest travel marketplaces for both established brands and entrepreneurs of all sizes, Booking.com enables properties all over the world to reach a global audience and grow their businesses. Booking.com is available in 44 languages and offers more than 29 million total reported accommodation listings, including more than 6.6 million listings alone of homes, apartments and other unique places to stay. No matter where you want to go or what you want to do, Booking.com makes it easy and backs it all up with 24/7 customer support.