Lisa Fues Immediate Past Chair Director of Reservations, Inventory and Distribution Marriott International, Inc.

Lisa Fues is Marriott’s Director of Reservations, Inventory and Distribution.  Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) is a leading lodging company with more than 3,600 lodging properties in 71 countries and territories. It is ranked by FORTUNE as the lodging industry’s most admired company and one of the best companies to work for.

Ms. Fues is responsible for providing electronic distribution perspective and business requirements, project management, and best practices support to strategic Marriott initiatives in the areas of reservations and distribution systems.  She is a 25 year Marriott associate and has had various roles in eCommerce, leading internal and external systems development projects, product rollouts, and marketing to support electronic sales through marriott.com, GDS, and eChannels.

As part of Marriott’s eCommerce organization, Ms. Fues was the business project manager for Marriott’s first Direct Connect interface using the OpenTravel specification.  She has participated in subsequent internal and external Marriott implementations of OpenTravel messages since becoming active in OpenTravel in 2001.