Fareportal announced that travel industry veteran, Michael Stacy, has joined the Board of Directors. Stacy is CEO of ID90 Travel, a leading airline employee travel portal providing over 22 million airline employees and eligible members with exclusive travel discounts.
Stacy brings extensive knowledge of the travel technology business and has been a leader in the industry since the late 1990s. His career began during the very early stages of development at Travelocity.com. He rose to become Senior Vice President of Marketing, helping the company go public and subsequently be acquired by Sabre Holdings. Stacy later became President of CheapTickets.com, where he led the company to first-time profitability and helped parent company Cendant complete the purchase of Orbitz.com.
Before joining ID90, Michael served as CEO of Groople.com, an online startup company devoted to group travel. During his tenure at ID90 Travel, Michael has raised venture capital financing and brought the company to first-time profitability.
In addition to serving on the Fareportal board, Michael is a Director of the non-profit African Food and Peace Foundation, which is a trailblazing philanthropic community investing in groundbreaking education for women and girls in Uganda.