Area Manager, Market Management, Expedia Group
Born and raised in France, Solène was only 18 when she moved abroad for the first time, Since then, she has lived in six different countries (France, Norway, the US, the UK, China and now Australia) and has visited 50. Her passion for travel brought Solène to join the tourism industry in 2013.
Committed to “bringing the world within reach through travel”, Solène joined Expedia Group in January 2019 as Area Manager for Melbourne. In her role, Solène looks after a team of account managers who work closely with Expedia Group’s hotel partners – supporting them to succeed on its platform and ensuring that Expedia Group’s customers are provided with the best possible choices for their travels.
Prior to Expedia Group, Solène worked for Thomas Cook in London, Frankfurt, and Shanghai where she held the role of Business Development Associate Director and started the company’s operations in China.
Outside work, Solène is an avid writer. She launched a blog in October 2017 about travelling and living abroad (www.bebeyondborders.com) and published two books: Where to Next? and Where Are You From? in 2018.