- Bellevue, WA
- Expedia.com is an internet-based travel agency booking airline tickets, hotel reservations, car rentals, cruises, and vacation packages.
- Rich Barton
- Transportation, Ticketing, Hotels, Travel, Curated Web
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.
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.
Current Team (26)Update
Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller
VP Mobile, Innovation
General Manager, Hawaii - Expedia Local Expert
Chairman & Senior Executive
SVP & CMO, Global Marketing
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
President of Egencia
President of Expedia® Affiliate Network
Past Team (70)Update
Technical Product Manager, Program Manager, Test Manager
2000 - Jan, 2011
Mar 8, 2009 - Jun 10, 2012
Editor at Large etc
1996 - Jan, 2001
2004 - Jan, 2005
2002 - Jan, 2002
President & CEO
Board Members and Advisors (7)Update
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