Announces New VP of Technology

Cottage Grove, Minn. – has announced the hiring of Ben Spain as Vice
President of Technology. Spain will leverage over 20 years of experience in Software
Development to further develop the growth and innovation for’s rapidly
growing travel marketplace.

Spain comes from TRACK Hospitality Software (a product brand of
where he was a Full Stack Developer working on several features for TRACK products,
including the foundations of Business Intelligence integration. Prior to that, Spain spent 16 years
with Microsoft Corporation, working as a Software Developer and Developer Lead.
Spain’s addition is part of’s effort to generate velocity in becoming the
online profile of record for unique lodging properties around the world. Spain and his team will
be focused on the integration of online bookings (RALBook) into the

“The team at has built an outstanding reputation as a resource for
travelers, as well as a key digital marketing channel for thousands of properties around the
world. I’m excited to be in a position to enhance and improve the online discovery and travel
experience for millions of travelers each year,” said Spain. “Together, we can build a whole new
set of technologies to connect travelers to one of a kind properties.”

“We’re excited about the opportunity to add Ben to lead the technology team for His vast development experience is something you don’t find in many
candidates,” said CEO Ryan Bailey. “His recent experience with TRACK gives him unique
insight into a major goal for our company, online bookings. We want travelers to have access to
real-time inventory for millions of vacation rentals, resorts, lodges, and guest ranches across the
globe, without limitations due to seasonality or black-out dates. This is one of several initiatives
we’re excited about having him [Spain] lead.”

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