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
Operate in more than 195 countries
Facilitate over $130 billion in gross travel bookings
Engage in 2 million hotel partnerships
Publish 4 million short-term rental listings
Partner with 500 airlines, countless car rental companies, tour operators and cruise lines.
Board 1.3+ billion passengers through IT solutions
Draw 515+ million average monthly visitors to their websites
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
Steve Shur is a veteran of association and issues management in Washington, DC. He has over 20 years of experience in association management, public affairs, government relations and issues campaigns. Under Steve’s leadership, Travel Tech has grown in both membership and staff and is leading the charge on policy and industry affairs matters at all levels of government and across the globe. Steve serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the association, managing the operations and also as industry spokesperson and ambassador for the leaders in travel technology.
Prior to joining Travel Tech, Steve was a partner in a public affairs consultancy and served as the executive director of several trade organizations and coalitions as well as strategic advisor to corporate and industry association clients.
Originally from South Jersey and a graduate of the University of Rhode Island, Steve resides in Northern Virginia.