Fabio Prestijacopo

Chief Revenue Officer, HolidayMe

Fabio Prestijacopo

Chief Revenue Officer, HolidayMe

Biography

Fabio Prestijacopo started his career in Tourism back in 1999 working for Alitalia at the time, created Internet Technologies team. During his 6 years tenure in Alitalia he covered several positions ultimately leading the Sales team for the Nordics Countries based in Copenhagen. In 2005 Fabio joined Emirates Airlines in London where he initially took over the responsibilities for Sales and Distribution for UK and Ireland. He played a key role in changing the distribution methodology to a fully automated one working closely with GDSs and making Emirates the first airline to go Full Inventory in the UK. In 2007 Fabio then took over the role of General Manager Emirates Holidays UK in a very pivotal period for traditional Tour Operators that were trying to transition to modern technologies. He successfully navigated the business during those years managing to achieve record growth and bringing the business to a fully online transactional tour operator. Fabio moved to Dubai in 2013 when he took over the role of Vice President Emirates Holidays and covered the role for 2 years. In recent years he headed the commercial operations for Desert Adventures, one of the main inbound tourism solutions in the UAE, set up a niche Tour Operator and joined holidayme in January 2018 further broadening his experience in the tourism industry.