Expedia

Expedia
Expedia, Inc. is an American travel company that owns and operates several international global online travel brands, primarily travel fare aggregator websites and travel metasearch engines including Expedia.com, Hotels.com, Hotwire.com, trivago, Venere.com, Travelocity, Orbitz, and HomeAway.

The company operates about 200 travel booking websites in about 75 countries, and has listings for about 350,000 hotels and 500 airlines.

According to Rich Barton, the first CEO, the word «Expedia» is derived from a combination of exploration and speed
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