Alex is the founder and CEO of Fastpayhotels. Fastpayhotels launched in 2016 as new B2B hotel distributor. The company was awarded Start Up the Year by Travolution UK in 2016. Alex grew up as the son of a hotelier and worked in hotels when he was a student, in Venezuela and in Spain. His first job after university was working for a Spanish tour operator. From there he joined Thomas Cook, followed by positions at Opodo and Expedia in increasingly senior roles. At Expedia Alex was Online Partner Marketing Director, leading the marketing efforts across branded affiliates, display, metasearch and various other online Expedia partnerships. His last job before becoming an entrepreneur was with Low Cost Travel Group where he was COO and observer on the board.