Jared Blank

Jared Blank

Jared Blank was the Chief Marketing Officer for DealNews. For several years, he was the general manager of the U.S. online retail business for Tommy Hilfiger. He re-joined the company in 2009, after launching Tripmela.com, a website focusing on deals for travel in India.

Prior to joining Tommy Hilfiger as the Senior Director of eCommerce Marketing in 2004, he was the Senior Travel Analyst at Jupiter Research. Previously, he was a senior consultant at Deloitte Consulting, focusing on supply chain management and strategic marketing. For 10 years Jared also wrote and edited the site Online Travel Review, which offered travel, frequent flyer, and credit card advice. He lives in New York City with his wife and twin daughters.

Jared Blank's Most Recent Blog Posts

3 Ways to Make Your Time at the Airport Less Terrible

Passengers thinking about the 4th of July holiday weekend still have time to upgrade their airport and flying experience — and avoid those long security lines. Here are three ways to make your next air travel experience more comfortable.

Use These 3 Hotel Booking Sites to Get Bonus Airline Miles When You Travel

Savvy travelers may want to use these three hotel booking websites for their next trip, because they'll get free airline miles in the process. But before you reserve your next room, know what you'll give up by gaining frequent flyer miles, the sites' important differences, and whether any one hotel booking site outshines the others.

4 Tips for Getting Last-Minute Deals on Holiday Travel

At this point, it's extremely late to be booking a flight for Christmas. But if you haven't already bought your holiday plane tickets, don't freak out just yet! Here are four ways procrastinators can save money on last minute holiday air travel.