Claude Bénard

 
Claude Bénard

Claude is a contributing Node to Tnooz, consultant and seasoned blogger hailing from Marseille, France. Claude started his career in tourism as a technical sales manager for a Marseille-based tour operator.

He then spent six years as a sales executive at Louvre Hotels group, before discovering the tremendous potential of the internet for the marketing of hotels and tourism.

Claude then became the sales and marketing manager for a regional booking engine for the Marseille Chamber of Commerce and DMO’s.

He now handles consulting and training for hotels and other DMOs. Claude manages his blog HoteliTour.

 
bookingbrick BookingBrick brings hotel bookings to mobile applications
bookingbrick 1120 days ago

TLabs Showcase on travel startups featuring France-based hotel mobile application booking engine BookingBrick.

 
azurever 1126 days ago

TLabs Showcase on travel startups featuring France-based tour and activity platform Azurever.

 
qguide 1205 days ago

TLabs Showcase on travel startups featuring US-based LGBT travel network QGuide.

 
zevisit 1431 days ago

In the seventh of a series of exclusive interviews, Claude Benard meets community manager for web guided tours company ZeVisit, based in Marseille, France.

 
julien laz 1549 days ago

In the sixth of a series of exclusive interviews, Claude Benard meets founder and CEO of Cityzeum, Julien Laz.

 
ideas 1652 days ago

In the fifth of a series of exclusive interviews, Tnooz Node Claude Benard meets Klaus Kohlmayr, director of IDeaS Advantage.



Kohlmayr discusses how hotels can improve their yield and revenue management systems, ancillary revenues and takes questions from readers via Twitter.

 
delaney, ciaran 1654 days ago

In the fourth of a series of exclusive interviews, Tnooz Node Claude Benard meets chief executive of Meetingsbooker, Ciaran Delaney.



Delaney discusses how he created a business to solve a problem hundreds of hotels have with leasing space for meetings, growth opportunities in other markets, and the technology used to pull it all together.

 
HouseTrip talking tech 1744 days ago

In the third of a series of exclusive interviews, Tnooz Node Claude Benard meets chief executive of Swiss start-up HouseTrip, Arnaud Bertrand.



He discusses funding, partnerships, business models and wider travel trends in Europe.

 
eezeer 1759 days ago

Arnaud Bilquez is claiming to lead a new form of travel reviewing, creating the new concept of NOW Reviews for the airline market.



Just as Twitter offers real-time news, searches and messaging, Google is now thinking about following the trend to provide users with more and more up-to-the-minute news.



Arnaud explains more about his mobile airline news application and the NOW Reviews for the airline market.

 
Fabry, phillipe 1766 days ago

Tnooz Node in Marseille Claude Benard secured an exclusive interview with Phillipe Fabry, ICT executive at tourism development organisation Atout France.



Fabry explains how French DMOs and his own organisation are developing etourism strategies and embracing social media, mobile and complex technology to drive visitors to the country

 
 
 

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