In this role, he leads the team responsible for developing technology solutions that enhance the on-property experience, create operational efficiencies for hotels and drive returns for owners. This includes IHG’s guest reservation system, developed in partnership with Amadeus.
Prior to joining IHG, Palli served as chief commercial officer at Omni Hotels & Resorts, where he was responsible for all revenue-generating activities across sales, marketing, loyalty, brand management, revenue management, distribution and customer care operations.
“Peter brings with him a deep expertise not only in technology and commercial, but also in operations and understanding the needs of our guests and owners,” said George Turner, chief commercial & technology officer, IHG Hotels & Resorts. “I am looking forward to working with him and his team to continue to provide industry-leading products and platforms across IHG.”
A native of Salzburg, Austria, Palli started his career with Hilton in the U.K., progressing through various operations roles to senior corporate technology and commercial leadership positions in his 22 years with the company, including VP, distribution & commercial solutions, where he was responsible for third-party channel strategy, as well as the evolution of the company’s commercial platforms.