Expedia.com Expedia's WWTE Technology to Power Travel Bookings on St. Lucia Tourist Board Web Site

BELLEVUE, Wash. – October 5, 2004 – Expedia, Inc. today announced that the St. Lucia Tourist Board has chosen Expedia's® WWTE™ private-label technology to enable vacation bookings at www.stlucia.org. Travelers researching information about the island on the St. Lucia Web site can now book air, car, hotels, and vacation packages in one place.

"Through this agreement with Expedia, travelers now have access to complete travel services on our site in addition to the St. Lucia travel guide information already available," said Hilary Modeste, director of tourism of St. Lucia Tourist Board. "As part of our continued effort to bring more tourists to St. Lucia, we are taking advantage of the WWTE technology to make booking a tropical vacation on our site a straightforward and easy process."

Expedia's WWTE private-label service enables organizations such as the St. Lucia Tourist Board to enhance the online resources for people eager to visit the world's top destinations. "We are excited about the opportunity to work with the St. Lucia Tourist Board to expand the travel offerings on stlucia.org," said Tony Gonchar, vice president, private label at Expedia, Inc. "Expedia is committed to meeting the needs of our partners – for St. Lucia, that means helping the tourist board provide travelers the tools to book and research their island getaway all in one location."
About St. Lucia Tourist Board

The St Lucia Tourist Board is a statutory Governmental Marketing Agency, mandated with marketing St Lucia's tourism product in the global marketplace. The objective of this mandate is to increase the annual number of visitors to the island and likewise improve the socio-economic climate of the Tourism and other critical industries in St Lucia.

About WWTE

WWTE, operated by Travelscape, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Expedia, Inc., provides private label booking solutions for travel suppliers looking to enhance their product offerings. The WWTE private label solution gives travel suppliers the ability to enhance their own Web sites with industry leading cross-sell and dynamic packaging solutions offering access to highly competitive travel products and services. Additional information about WWTE can be found at www.wwte.com. Expedia, Inc. is an operating company of IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI). CST: 2029030-40



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