EXPEDIA

  • Online travel agency Expedia to buy rival Orbitz for $1.33 billion February 13, 2015

    Online travel company Expedia Inc said on Thursday that it would buy Orbitz Worldwide Inc for about $1.33 billion in cash to bring on the rival's programmers and widen its customer base. While Expedia and larger rival Priceline Group, have embarked on acquisitions sprees to dominate the online travel business, three...
  • Mumbai is the most vacation-deprived city: Study November 16, 2014

    Mumbai: The financial capital of the country has emerged as the most vacation-deprived city among the five surveyed towns, as most Mumbaikars enjoy working more than relaxing at vacations, says a recent study. "Vacations play an important role in maintaining the work-life balance, and general well-being of the employees while...
  • Internet companies, stung by earnings, still look pricey July 27, 2013

    New York: Expedia can send people to destinations around the world, but it can't send investors back in time so they can avoid the stock's massive selloff on Friday. The stock's 25 per cent fall is its worst in seven years, becoming the latest in what is shaping up as a...
  • India 4th most 'vacationdeprived' nation: Survey November 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Indians come on the top when it comes to preferring work over vacations and they tend to either cancel their holidays for urgent assignments or to indulge in office work even on offdays, a new survey says. Such holiday habits have made India the world's fourth most 'vacationdeprived'...
  • Take a bow, Japanese voted world's best tourists June 24, 2008

    Singapore: Going on holiday soon? It would help if you became more like the Japanese, who were voted by hoteliers as the world's best tourists in a global travel survey released this month. The survey, by online travel company Expedia.com, asked more than 4,000 hoteliers from across the globe to list...