John Melchior 
CEO – Travel Group Consulting

John Melchior is an industry veteran who brings with him experience from a wide range of senior executive positions in most segments of the travel industry, including Travel Management Companies, Airlines, Global Travel Networks and others. He was for many years the Senior Vice President of Washington based Radius Travel, one of the world’s leading TMC networks. Since 2005 he has been Managing Director for Travel Group Consulting and in that capacity he consults and advises the management of many different companies in various segments of the travel community all over the world. He has also taken a number of other positions including becoming the European Corporate Analyst for PhoCusWright.  

John has been focusing on corporate travel distribution trends in the European as well as global marketplace for many years already. For many years he spent 200 days a year travelling the world, and therefore has built up an in-depth understanding of each of the markets as well as obtaining excellent contacts worldwide. He is used as a frequent speaker and moderator globally including several appearances at previous APG airline forums.