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Juan Otero

Juan Otero

Co-Founder & CEO of Travala.

Juan is a serial tech entrepreneur and innovation advocate with 15+ years' experience in building, scaling and leading disruptive companies. Previous companies include Oracle and; the world’s largest and fastest-growing online hotel booking service, part of Priceline (PCLN) - Mkt cap $84B.

Juan is currently the Co-Founder & CEO of, leading blockchain-based travel booking platform offering +2,000,000 properties in 230 countries with prices up to 40% cheaper than mainstream booking sites.

Previously, Juan was the Founder & CEO of, Europe's leading online restaurant reservation service, named by Wired Magazine one of Europe´s fastest-growing digital companies in 2012. Juan completed the transition of the start-up from idea stage to exit, raising over $11M in venture capital. Successfully sold to The Michelin Group (ML) in France - Mkt cap $21B.

Juan’s extensive background and experience in tech have led to his involvement as an Advisor in several leading start-ups, blockchain-based companies, start-up accelerators such as Silicon Valley's Founder Institute and government organizations such as the European Institute of Innovation & Technology and the European Commission in Brussels.

Juan has become a renowned influencer in the blockchain space, helping to build some of the biggest companies of the future.


April 30, 2021 Launches "Concierge," a Luxury Travel Service for High-Net-Worth Travelers
May 21, 2020's AVA Token Added to Crypto Payment Service CoinGate


Further Resources


Binance Podcast: Travala CEO Juan Otero and Travelbybit CEO Caleb Yeoh on How Crypto Can Take on the Travel Industry on Apple Podcasts


May 27, 2020

Explore all things Travel & Crypto with Travala CEO, Juan Otero


October 21, 2021

Juan Otero of on online travel booking industry


March 24, 2021

Juan Otero, CEO of Travala, talks about: The application of crypto in real life


December 21, 2020


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