Peter Bertenshaw, Founder and former CEO of Alliance Reservations Network accepts position of Senior Vice President of Technology Development for Panorama, the business line managing the exchange, membership, and travel technology brands at Wyndham Destinations (NYSE: WYND). After selling the business he founded to RCI in August of 2019, Peter decided to stay on temporarily to help ensure the smooth integration of the technology from Alliance Reservations Network into RCI and the other Panorama businesses. Having spent a over year in this effort, Peter has decided to take on a more permanent role with Panorama.
Earlier this year, Wyndham Destinations announced the creation of Panorama to expand beyond the company’s core and legacy timeshare business into the broader travel market to become a leading travel membership provider The travel businesses under the Panorama umbrella — Alliance Reservations Network (ARN), RCI, 7Across (formerly DAE), The Registry Collection, Love Home Swap, TripBeat, Extra Holidays, and @Work International — provide services to travel providers and their millions of members around the world. Peter Bertenshaw will oversee technology, systems and applications development for these brands as senior vice president.
Peter Bertenshaw says “I’m very excited and looking forward to the opportunities ahead. With a deep bench of developers, state-of-the-art travel technology, and a supportive and motivated executive team, the sky’s the limit.” Fiona Downing, Senior Vice President of Panorama, added: “The creation of the Panorama business is a recognition that the companies acquired over the last 10 years have come together to create a powerful travel business that has the opportunity to grow and expand. Our leading travel platforms powered by the team Peter led at ARN will drive new business and open a host of new opportunities for travelers. Peter’s expertise in travel technology will support our evolution as one of the world’s leading travel brands.”