Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with the founder of Hotels.com, Bob Diener. A pioneer in the travel industry, he has recently started a new online travel website, getaroom.com, with his Hotels.com partner David Litman.
With more than 25 years experience in the travel industry, Bob Diener has been a pioneer in the hotel consolidation and online travel industry. Diener is the President and Co-Founder of the newest online travel site http://www.getaroom.com, specializing in offering travelers the best rooms at the best values.
Diener practiced law with the international law firm of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher before beginning his career in the travel industry. In 1984, Diener, along with his Cornell Law School classmate, David Litman, began a career in the airline consolidation business. The two then founded Hotel Reservations Network, now known as Hotels.com, in 1991.
As a leading travel industry expert, Bob has been a frequent source for news organizations including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and The New York Times. Bob is a regular guest on many broadcast and cable television programs including CNN, FOX, CNBC, WNBC-TV and WABC-TV. He has also been a regular guest on hundreds of major radio stations across the country including WOR, WGN, WJR, WSB, WBZ, KGO, KSL, and KLIF.