Profile: Expedia Inc (EXPE.O)
26 Jul 2017
Expedia, Inc., incorporated on April 18, 2005, is an online travel company. The Company operates through four segments: Core Online Travel Agencies (Core OTA), trivago, Egencia and HomeAway. It has created a global travel marketplace used by a range of leisure and corporate travelers, offline retail travel agents and travel service providers. The Company offers travel and non-travel advertisers access to a source of incremental traffic and transactions through its media and advertising offerings on its transaction-based Websites. The Company's Core OTA segment provides a range of travel and advertising services to its customers across the world, through a range of brands, including Expedia.com and Hotels.com in the United States, and localized Expedia and Hotels.com Websites throughout the world, Orbitz.com, Expedia Affiliate Network, Hotwire.com, Travelocity, Wotif Group, CarRentals.com and Classic Vacations. The Company's trivago segment sends referrals to online travel companies and travel service providers from its hotel metasearch Websites. Its Egencia segment, which also includes Orbitz Worldwide (Orbitz) for Business, provides managed travel services to corporate customers across the world. The Company's HomeAway segment operates an online marketplace for the vacation rental industry.
As of December 31, 2016, its brand, Expedia.com, had localized sites in 33 countries. As of December 31, 2016, Hotels.com had operated 89 localized Websites in 39 languages with its Hotels.com Rewards loyalty program. As of December 31, 2016, Orbitz included the United States travel Websites, Orbitz.com and CheapTickets.com, as well as e-bookers, a travel brand with Websites in seven European countries. The Company's brand, Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN), is a global business to business (B2B) brand, focuses on the hotel business of airlines, consumer brands, online travel agencies and various other partners through its application program interface (API) and template solutions. As of December 31, 2016, trivago had sites in 55 countries around the world. Its brand, HomeAway, includes the VacationRentals.com and BedandBreakfast.com brands. Its Travelocity brand is an online travel brand in the United States and Canada. Its Hotwire brand focuses on travel through Hot Rate deals.
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