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PublicNASDAQ:EXPE
Date7/2005
Raised
Post IPO Valuation
Acquired byIAC/InterActiveCorp
Date8/2003

General Information

Websiteexpedia.com
Twitter@Expedia
CategoryConsumer Web
Phone1-800-EXPEDIA
Employees4,400
Founded1996

Offices

Corporate Office
3150 139th Avenue SE
Bellevue, WA, 98005
USA

People

Chief Technology Officer
SVP & CMO, Global Marketing
President and Chief Executive Officer, Expedia, Inc. and President, Expedia Worldwide
Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller
President of Egencia
President of Expedia® Affiliate Network
Vice President, Brand Marketing
Vice President, Partner Marketing
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Acquisitions

CarRentals.com, 4/2011
Mobiata, 11/2010
Venere, 7/2008
VirtualTourist, 7/2008
OneTime, 7/2008
SYNERGI Glbl Travel, 6/2008
TripAdvisor, 8/2005

Investments

Room 77 1/2013

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Expedia

Expedia.com is an Internet-based travel agency and a part of Expedia, Inc.. It books airline tickets, hotel reservations, car rentals, cruises, vacation packages, and various attractions and services via the World Wide Web and telephone travel agents. The site uses the Sabre reservation system as their main Global reservations system.

The company’s main web businesses include Expedia.com, Hotels.com, Hotwire.com and Egencia.com. Tripadvisor was spun off in December 2011. The company also offers services for corporate travel and travel services in Europe and Asia.

Expedia companies also operate internationally with sites in Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Australia, Japan and China, through its investment in eLong.

History:

Expedia was originally founded by Microsoft in 1995. The company was spun out as an independent business in 1996. Expedia, Inc. first went public in 1999.

In 2001, USA Networks - now IAC/InterActiveCorp (IAC) bought a controlling stake in Expedia and the company outright in 2002. In July 2005, IAC spun Expedia off into a separate company.

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Above: Expedia Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 5/15/09

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Expedia

Sources

  1. IAC Completes Acquisition of Expedia, Inc (findarticles.com) [edit]
  2. Expedia, Inc. Expands Fleet with Acquisition of CarRentals.com (carrentals.com) [edit]
  3. Expedia Acquires FlightTrack App Developer Mobiata (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. Lehman Bros. [edit]
  5. TripAdvisor Acquires VirtualTourist and OneTime (biz.yahoo.com) [edit]
  6. TripAdvisor Acquires VirtualTourist and OneTime (biz.yahoo.com) [edit]
  7. Lehman Bros. [edit]
  8. en.wikipedia.org [edit]
  9. Room 77 Closes $30.3 Million Series C From Expedia And Others To Take Its Hotel Search Engine Global (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  10. US AIRWAYS AND EXPEDIA SIGN NEW MULTI-YEAR PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT (freshnews.com) [edit]
    ONLINE TRAVEL LEADER EXPEDIA SIGNS STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT WITH CANADA'S LEADING LOW-COST CARRIER WESTJET (travelnews.com) [edit]
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