As Booking.com’s Regional Manager Middle East & Africa, Joost is responsible for leading the local Partner Services teams that support our many accommodation partners in the region as well as driving business development in new markets and segments throughout the Middle East & Africa. He oversees a total of 14 offices that focus on driving relationships with existing and new partners across all types accommodations from hotels, lodges, riads to villas and holiday homes.
Joost started his career at Booking.com 9 years ago as an account manager for the Belgium market based out of the Booking.com headquarters in Amsterdam. After 5 years of managing teams in various roles across Belgium and the Netherlands, he relocated to Dubai to lead the business in the Middle East & Africa.
Before joining Booking.com, Joost worked in Revenue Management at different positions in local hotel chains in the Netherlands.