In March 2021 Google launched free booking links alongside hotel ads adding organic search results to the important Hotel Search products. What does this change mean to hoteliers? How can they leverage this change most effectively? What are the results to date that hoteliers are seeing?
Tue, Jun 8, 2021 · 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (GMT -4:00)
  • 11:00 - Welcome
  • 11:02 - The Basics - a quick introduction to Google
  • 11:17 - Overview Google Hotel Search
  • 11:27 - What is the impact?
  • 11:37 - Q&A and Wrap up
Cliff Galitz
Partner Development Manager, at Google

Cliff has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Purdue University.

He works on the business development team supporting Google’s travel products with content and commercial partnerships, most recently focusing on hotel search. Cliff's work prior to Google includes roles in product marketing, strategy, and business development with ITA Software and distribution strategy with United Airlines.
Jeremee Peters
Product Manager, Distribution, at Cloudbeds

Jeremee is a Product Manager at Cloudbeds overseeing channel distribution and API connectivity. She's a Harvard graduate with over 8 years of experience at the corporate, nonprofit, and startup levels. As a Product Manager, Jeremee lives in the space between business and technical operations, bridging the gap between stakeholders and the technology required to execute their visions. In her free time, the Las Vegas native loves playing beach volleyball, cooking, and traveling.
Sebastien Leitner
VP of Global Partnership, at Cloudbeds

Sebastien Leitner, VP Partnerships at Cloudbeds, heads up global partnerships and industry
relations. Sébastien’s team partners with solution providers, guest experience and engagement
tools, distribution partners, and new technologies that enhance the guest stay. His team also
oversees Cloudbeds public relations with industry partners and associations. Prior to Cloudbeds, Sébastien worked at Expedia, Le Meridien Hotels and Swissotel.

He has been a board member of HEDNA since January 2014 and is currently serving as
President for HEDNA.