About

TRAVEL TECH:

About Us

The Travel Technology Association (Travel Tech) is the voice of the travel technology industry, advocating for public policy that promotes transparency and competition in the marketplace to encourage innovation and preserve consumer choice. We represent the leading innovators in travel technology, including Global Distribution Systems, online travel agencies and metasearch companies, short-term rental platforms and travel management companies. 

Who Are We?

Travel Tech member companies are independent, multi-supplier companies whose technology has transformed the travel marketplace from end to end – from the way individuals plan, search and book travel, to the way suppliers market and sell to their customers – creating new efficiencies, promoting competition, and ensuring consumers and travel agents see the full picture. The innovative technologies these companies develop, along with the competitive marketplace they facilitate, have resulted in a travel economy that is more efficient, more affordable, and more accessible for millions around the globe.

Travel Tech Members

195 Countries

Operate in more than 195 countries

Gross Travel

Facilitate over $130 billion in gross travel bookings

Hotel Partnerships

Engage in 2 million hotel partnerships

Short-term Rental

Publish 4 million short-term rental listings

Partnered Airlines

Partner with 500 airlines, countless car rental companies, tour operators and cruise lines.

IT Solutions

Board 1.3+ billion passengers through IT solutions

Monthly Visitors

Draw 515+ million average monthly visitors to their websites

Cutomer Reviews

Host 350+ million customer reviews

Today’s travel and tourism economy operates because of the competitive environment they facilitate, and their technologies, innovations and marketing expertise continue to drive efficiencies and provide consumers with the competitive shopping experience they deserve. 

Meet our Board Members

Meet our Associate Members

Leadership

 

Laura Chadwick

President and Chief Executive Officer

Laura Chadwick is President & CEO of the Travel Tech Association, the voice of the travel technology industry, advocating for public policy that promotes transparency and competition in the marketplace to encourage innovation and preserve consumer choice.

Chadwick brings nearly twelve years of trade association leadership in government affairs and membership. Prior to joining Travel Tech, Chadwick served as the XR Association’s (XRA) Vice President of Industry Relations. In this position, Chadwick launched the new organization’s membership, marketing, and development efforts. Under her leadership, XRA grew from five members to more than 40. She was also a director of corporate member engagement at the National Restaurant Association and its federal lobbyist focused on technology and innovation within its Government Affairs department. Before the National Restaurant Association, Chadwick worked at the Consumer Technology Association where she advocated for pro-innovation public policy.

Chadwick also spent over six years working on Capitol Hill for U.S. Congressmen Mike Thompson (CA-05) and Adam Schiff (CA-28), and on U.S. Congressman Brad Carson’s U.S. Senate race in Oklahoma.

Chadwick graduated from Washington & Lee University with a Bachelor’s in Politics and holds a Master of Public Administration degree from American University’s School of Public Affairs.

lchadwick@traveltech.org

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