Press Release — Tuesday, Feb 28th 2017
Paul Field appointed Inn Style Non-Executive Director
Inn Style, the fast growing, travel-technology company is delighted to announce that Paul Field has joined its Board as a Non-Executive Director.
With an impressive track record of harnessing technology to drive forward innovation, Paul is a perfect addition to the Inn Style Board. His expertise mirrors the disruptive ambitions of this rapidly expanding company, which is making an impressive mark in the online accommodation booking space.
Adrian Melrose, CEO Inn Style, commented: “Paul has already demonstrated how he can elevate the ordinary to the extraordinary. Our business is set to accelerate with several major partnerships in our sights. I have no doubt that having him on our team will help us in our mission to change the face of online booking for both guests and accommodations”
“Inn Style is a fast-paced, innovative company with a great story to tell,” Paul commented. “Having spent much time with them before coming on board it is clear to me that this is a company willing to challenge the status quo and deliver innovative solutions. I am excited to become part of this disruption, especially when the outlook for growing the business has never been as strong.”
Paul is CEO EMEA of TouchCast, a New York-based company whose ground-breaking smart video technology is transforming communications in the enterprise and media space. TouchCast’s suite of Smart Video applications makes communications more expressive, impressive, memorable and human. Clients include Accenture, Unilever, Pfizer, WPP and the BBC.
Paul is also an Operating Partner at bMuse, an adventurous incubator which nurtures and launches start ups that are highly disruptive in the media space. Paul is a director of Higgaboom, a boutique consultancy specialising in content and mobile strategies.
In a successful newspaper career that started on a local paper when he was still at school, Paul rose to be third in command at the Daily Mail where he regularly edited the paper, oversaw features and spearheaded its Weekend magazine, before launching Mail Plus, a suite of highly interactive apps.
Paul was a key member of the small team that launched Mail Online in 2006 – now the world’s biggest newspaper website. He was Editor In Chief of the Irish Daily Mail and Irish Mail on Sunday and Executive Editor of The Mail on Sunday, and spent two years in New York as the youngest ever Editor In Chief of the National Enquirer.
Inn Style is the leading search and booking platform for the UK’s major tourism regions, including The Lake District, Cornwall, and The Suffolk Coast. It enables accommodation owners to take direct bookings through their own website whilst intelligently managing availability on major booking sites such as Booking.com, Expedia and Airbnb.