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Darren Karshagen

Darren Karshagen

Senior Market Manager for Africa, Expedia Inc.

Darren Karshagen has been with Expedia since 2011, and has been in the hospitality industry for the past 14 years. He has experience in hotel operations in South Africa and the UK, where recently he was with Protea Hotels and independently as a Guest House owner.

In his role as Senior Market Manager for Expedia he manages the Southern African Market with priorities being hotel contracting, partner development specializing in chain account management.  He has an extensive knowledge of the Southern African online industry and expertise in generating viable destination strategies to ensure longevity and profitable results.