Vision

Travel & Transportation is large, resilient with high value creation potential

Travel and Transportation represented 9T$ in 2019, 10% of GDP global economy, producing 330mio jobs worldwide.

Travel & transportation is very resilient – Thanks to a balance between global to local markets, it consistently grew despite many major crises. Experts and financial markets projected a post-COVID boom.

Many top-valued unicorns are travel & transportation related. Some analysis show that if we add unicorn valuations per industry, Travel & Transportation consistently ranks amongst the top 3.

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Travel & transportation industry is in a unprecedent stage where transformation is much needed to unleash further impactful value creation.

This is a unique opportunity for innovative ventures, but as well for financial investors and leading travel traditional players.

MISSION

Our mission is to contribute to the deep transformation of the travel & transportation industry by providing strategy and finance engineering services. In particular we focus on four key areas which we believe fundamental for transforming the travel & transportation industry.

Values

INTEGRITY

Trustworthy, ethical, respecting our customers, employees and partners.

INCLUSIVE

Our differences are our strength.

EXCELLENCE

Always going that extra mile.

RESULTS-DRIVEN

Focusing on what is actionable to deliver results.

MEET THE FOUNDER

Fairval – Founder & CEO

Ex-Amadeus

Passionate about travel and innovation, Landry has nearly 30 years of experience in travel  where he held senior roles in product innovation, financial operations, strategic planning, project and product portfolio management. He has previously worked with and for  leading traditional travel players where he drove highly strategic initiatives:

M&A buy-side projects targeting top Online Travel Agencies, Tour Operators and Tech Providers for airlines, hotels and tour operators,
Fundraising programs incl. public fundraising from EU funds and RE&D Tax Credit,
Corporate Innovation Incubators /Accelerators  for Amadeus and Accenture,
Innovation consulting mission for large travel players,
Strategic Open Innovation Programs with Academics and Start-up ecosystems,
Large digital transformation projects involving major airline carriers and leisure travel  service providers.
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He managed teams made up of top notch experts (business and innovation consultants, AI/ data scientists, product managers). He is a mentor for various accelerators and delivers industry conference presentations, lectures to academies and accelerators . As a strategy & finance engineering consultant and a business angel, he is fully connected to the traveltech world of start-ups and private investors.

Landry holds a MSc in Computer Science, a MSc in Finance Engineering, and a MBA.

PEOPLE

OUR TRAVEL EXPERT NETWORK

Fairval is a consulting boutique specialising in travel and transportation. This means that we address our consulting missions in a very customed way as opposed to large generalist consulting firms.

For your missions, Fairval sets out an optimal project team based on an agile and trustworthy subject matter expert network.

ECOSYSTEM

Over nearly 30 years as travel industry insiders, we have developed exclusive relations with some active players within the travel & transportation industry. This ecosystem enables us to optimise fundraising, M&A and partnership initiatives.

+250

Travel Start-ups

+150

Travel SMEs

+100

Large Travel Enterprises

9

Travel Corporate VCs

38

Venture Capitalists

8

Accelerators / incubators