Expedia Cruises to Victory: Norwegian Cruise Line Names Expedia.com "Online Travel Agency of the Year"
BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia.com®, the world's leading online travel agency, today announced that it has been named "Online Travel Agency of the Year" by Norwegian Cruise Line. Expedia.com joins six other companies in being named as "Top Travel Partners" of the cruise industry giant and is the only company named for the online travel agency category.
BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia, Inc., the world's largest travel company, today announced a new multi-year agreement with United Airlines through which travelers booking on Expedia.com® and Hotwire® will have access to all United and Continental fares, schedules and inventory. The agreement comes as Expedia and United mark nearly 15 years of working together.
"The travel distribution landscape is constantly changing, but our partnership with United remains strong," said Greg Schulze, senior vice president of global tour and transport. "We are pleased to work strategically with United to extend its full range of products to millions of travelers."
BELLEVUE, Wash., Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To officially launch St. Jude's annual Thanks and Giving campaign, actor Steve Guttenberg, friend and supporter of St. Jude, will ring NASDAQ's closing bell on Tuesday, November 22. In appreciation of Expedia, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: EXPE) ongoing partnership with St. Jude, Kristin Graham, vice president of engagement and communication, will represent Expedia with Mr. Guttenberg during the ceremony and both will make remarks about the impact of St. Jude in the field of pediatric cancer.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia, Inc., the world's largest online travel company, discussed newly-released data today at the annual Feria Internacional de Turismo (FIT) showing positive growth in bookings made to Argentina on the company's more than 100 Expedia®-brand and Hotels.com®-brand travel booking sites worldwide this year.
2012 will continue to be a seller's market; findings show average ticket prices and average daily rates worldwide will be slightly up
BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Egencia®, an Expedia, Inc. company, today unveiled its 2012 Corporate Travel Forecast and Hotel Negotiability Index, finding that airline average ticket prices (ATPs) and hotel average daily rates (ADRs) for top corporate travel destinations will be slightly up overall in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. After a year of decreased negotiability in 2011, Egencia's Hotel Negotiability Index suggests that corporations will continue to face a weak to moderate negotiating environment in 2012.