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Hari Nair
Senior Vice President, Expedia Group Media Solutions
As senior vice president of Expedia Group Media Solutions, the digital advertising arm of Expedia Group, Hari Nair oversees all facets of the business globally including product development and execution, engineering, operations, marketing, media sales and business development. Hari was previously vice president and general manager of Orbitz.com and CheapTickets.com, subsidiaries of Expedia Group, responsible for overseeing retail operations and profitability of the business, brand strategy, marketing efficiency and customer lifecycle management. Hari joined Expedia Group in 2002, and has managed and led market management operations in a variety of offices, including Dallas, New York and London. He also oversaw the company’s hotel supplier relations and directed lodging strategy and business for North America. Prior to joining Expedia, Hari worked in corporate training and food and beverage operations at Oberoi Hotels, a leading luxury hotel chain that owns and manages thirty hotels and five luxury cruisers across six countries under the ‘Oberoi’ & ‘Trident’ brands. Hari holds a master’s degree in Hotel Management from Cornell University.

Here at Expedia Group Media Solutions, our role is to help advertising partners reach, engage, and influence travel audiences around the globe. Today, we are thrilled to announce that Vrbo and its collection of websites, including leading short-term rental brand HomeAway, have joined the Media ...

Welcome Vrbo: How Advertising Partners Can Reach a New and Valuable Audience

With the COVID-19 global pandemic bringing vast and unprecedented challenges to the travel industry, our role is to help our advertising partners navigate this rapidly changing landscape. With over 10 years of experience helping our partners in times of adversity, we’ve developed a proven and ...

Webinar Series: How Travel Marketers Are Navigating the COVID-19 Crisis

While these are tough times for many around the world, for individuals as well as businesses and industries, one thing that always inspires me is how people come together in times of need. I find that especially true in the travel industry. We all know the well-known quote: to travel is to live. ...

Navigating Travel Advertising During a Crisis

2019 was a year of extraordinary change and transformation; one of the things we have seen reinforced time and time again is that we are stronger together. We have launched more campaigns, presented our thought leadership from more stages and helped more advertisers connect with more travel ...

Welcoming 2020: a Year of Teamwork and Collaboration

This week at explore '19, we presented our annual Partner Awards for campaigns launched in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean, and South America that demonstrate ground-breaking innovation, originality, and success in travel marketing and advertising. Our awards were presented alongside ...

2019 Partner Awards Celebrate Innovative and Successful Campaigns at explore ’19

Every year we bring together our travel partners around the world for our annual travel industry conference, explore. Held from November 13-14, 2019 at The Venetian in Las Vegas, explore ‘19 will be Expedia Group’s most innovative and exciting conference yet. From expanded content offerings and ...

explore ‘19: Eight Reasons to Attend

Looking back on 2018, it has certainly been a year of growth for us. In reflecting on this growth, I wanted to figure out how we achieved it. That’s because figuring out the formula for success will help our clients and ultimately help our travel shoppers have a better experience. In 2018, a large ...

Reflecting on 2018: A Year of Growth

This week at explore '18, we presented our annual Partner Awards to campaigns launched in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean, and South America that demonstrate ground-breaking innovation, originality and success in travel marketing and advertising. The winning campaigns include: North ...

2018 North America and Latin America Partner Awards at the Expedia Group Partner Conference

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