Expedia Group Tourism Company

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Expedia Group Tourism Company is one of the world’s leading travel companies, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world’s most trusted online travel brands.

Our purpose is to bring the world within reach.

Strategic Imperatives

  1. We, Will, be Locally Relevant on a Global Basis
  2. We, Will, be Customer Centric
  3. We, Will, Attract and Engage the World of Travel Suppliers
  4. We Will Power Other Industry Partners
  5. We Will Continuously Improve Our Platform with Data and Tech
  6. We, Will, be the Place where Exceptional People Who Share our Passion for Tech and Travel Want to do their Best Work

Expedia Group Tourism Company logoExpedia Group, Inc., formerly 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.

Expedia Group’s Guiding Principles

  1. Put Yourself in the Shoes of our Customers and Partners
  2. One Team, Group First
  3. Have a Bias to Action
  4. Relentlessly Strive for Better
  5. Think Big and Small
  6. Be Data Driven and Business Judgment Led
  7. Simplify
  8. Be Open and Honest
  9. Be Humble
  10. Be Positive.  Assume Positive Intent

Expedia Cares

Travel is a force for good.  It connects us culturally, emotionally and physically – it opens our eyes, our minds and our hearts.  And it changes how you see your place in the world.  Expedia Group’s employees have the chance to see amazing things and explore new communities, but they are also encouraged to make a difference.  Through Expedia Cares, they can fight against inequality in all forms, help to shift circumstance and drive change in places that need it most.

Giving @ Work

Our commitment is about more than giving back in our communities.  It’s about making a difference and is a direct reflection of the interests and passions of our more than 22,000 employees worldwide.  To find out more about our giving efforts, check out our Expedia Cares website.

The Pillars of Expedia Cares

  • Matching Gifts & Volunteer Hour Match

    We’re humbled by our team’s passion for individual giving and volunteering.  That’s why we honor their commitment by matching donations and the value of the time they volunteer – to reinforce their significant efforts and support the organizations they care about most.

  • Global & Local Volunteer Committees

    Grassroots volunteer efforts contribute to the unique community cultivated at Expedia Group.  Our initiative, innovation, and compassion aren’t just reserved for work, they extend into all aspects of our lives.  That’s why many locations have employee-driven committees that source, plan, and staff local volunteer opportunities, benefiting a variety of local causes.

  • Global Day of Caring & Global Month of Caring

    This signature volunteering event is an extension of our team’s passion for giving back in their own communities.  Hosted in more than 50 countries during our Month of Giving, this event provides all Expedians the opportunity to join together, giving their time and talents to make meaningful contributions where they work and live.

  • Global Ambassador Program

    Often called “the coolest field trip ever,” this program takes Expedians to a challenging destination, immersing them in the local culture to understand how we can help support tourism and sustainable living in the area.  The impact of these journeys is long-lasting, breaking down barriers and unveiling new possibilities for how we can impact the world together.

Contact Expedia Group

You can contact Expedia Group’s Board of Directors to provide comments, to report concerns, or to ask a question, at the following address.

Corporate Secretary
Expedia Group
333 108th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
United States

You may submit your concern anonymously or confidentially by postal mail.  You may also indicate whether you are a shareholder, customer, supplier, or another interested party.

Communications are distributed to the Board, or to any individual directors as appropriate, depending on the facts and circumstances outlined in the communication.  In that regard, the Expedia Group Board of Directors has requested that certain items which are unrelated to the duties and responsibilities of the Board should be excluded, such as:

  • Product complaints
  • Product inquiries
  • New product suggestions
  • Resumes and other forms of job inquiries
  • Surveys
  • Business solicitations or advertisements

In addition, material that is unduly hostile, threatening, illegal or similarly unsuitable will be excluded, with the provision that any communication that is filtered out must be made available to any non-management director upon request.

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