Provides on-line travel services
Expedia, Inc. is an online travel company. The company provides travel products and services to leisure and corporate travelers, offline retail travel agents, and travel service providers through numerous airlines, lodging properties, car rental companies, destination service providers, cruise lines and other travel product and service companies. It also offers travel and non-travel advertisers access to a potential source of incremental traffic and transactions through its various media and advertising offerings on its transaction-based websites. The company operates through two business segments: Leisure and Egencia. The Leisure segment provides a full range of travel and advertising services to its worldwide customers through a variety of brands, including Expedia.com and Hotels.com in the United States and localized Expedia and Hotels.com websites throughout the world, Expedia Affiliate Network, Hotwire.com, Venere, eLong and Classic Vacations. The Egencia segment provides managed travel services to corporate customers in North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region. The company was founded on August 9, 2005 and is headquartered in Bellevue, WA.