Michiel Delaere announced as Travix President - Travix
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Michiel Delaere announced as Travix President

February 05

Press Release – February 5, 2021

Amsterdam, The Netherlands February 5, 2021 Online travel agent, Travix, known for CheapTickets.nl, BudgetAir.nl and Vliegwinkel.nl, has appointed Michiel Delaere as a successor to John Mangelaars to lead Travix.


Michiel Delaere has been part of Travix since day one and is now a veteran of the travel industry. In 1989, Delaere started his career with Sabena, the national airline of Belgium until 2001. He also worked at NBBS, Airtrade, and as the Managing Director for Benelux at Ebookers. There, he was one of the first to introduce online package tours. In 2009, he also founded his own online travel agency.

Since joining Travix, Michiel has held multiple commercial leadership roles, from Industry Relations to Channel Manager and Chief Commercial Officer. In these roles, Delaere’s focus has been on leading global growth and building an international OTA.

Travix, part of the Trip.com Group, aims to expand the number of countries in which it is active worldwide and to continuously increase the number of bookings through its booking sites.

Michiel Delaere is looking forward to his new role: “Taking over the duties of John Mangelaars is a great honor and I see an enormous responsibility. I am fully committed to positioning Travix as the flight specialist, to be the customer’s number one for best flight booking experience. I am also excited about the growth ahead and I look forward to guiding the Travix team through this COVID crisis and making it an even bigger success afterwards.”

We congratulate Michiel in this new role!