Gillian Tans

Chief Executive Officer at


Gillian Tans is a Dutch businesswoman who is the current’s Chief Executive Officer, appointed in April 2016. She is responsible for the global strategy and operations of, including the management of all business units within the organization. Previously, Tans served as’s President and Chief Operating Officer, a role she had held since 2011, as well as other positions running of’s Global Sales, Operations, IT, Content and Customer Care departments. During her tenure, advanced its operations and sales across more than 224 countries and territories.


Tans began her career at Hershey Entertainment and Resorts in Hershey, Pennsylvania, and is a graduate of the Hotel Management School in Middelburg, Netherlands. She speaks English, Dutch, German and French.