Corporate News and Innovation

Expedia ramps up investments in India to set up R&D centre Moves to a new office and plans to hire 300 by end of 2012

On October 17, 2013 at 01:12 PM
Expedia ramps up investments in India to set up R&D centre Moves to a new office and plans to hire 300 by end of 2012

Gurgaon, October 17, 2012: The Expedia Group announced plans to set up a global technology centre in India as part of its enhanced investment in India. The Expedia group’s Indian subsidiary companies also moved to a brand new office premise, spread over 42,000 sq feet in Gurgaon. The facility will primarily house employees working on sales and marketing, research and development, and travel supply support services activities in support of Expedia Group’s Expedia-brand, Expedia.co.in, Hotels.com-brand, and Egencia (corporate travel) businesses. The Gurgaon set-up represents one of the Expedia Group’s largest facilities outside of Expedia, Inc.’s Bellevue, Washington corporate headquarters. Read more

Kathleen Tan Awarded The “Most Influential Industry Person” In China

On June 24, 2013 at 02:21 PM
Kathleen Tan Awarded The “Most Influential Industry Person” In China

GURGAON, 24 June 2013--- AAE Travel’s Chief Executive Officer, Kathleen Tan received “Most Influential Industry Person” (行业最具影响力人物)Award at the China Finance Summit 2013 (中国财经峰), held in Beijing, China.She is the first foreigner ever to accept this prestigious award.

China Finance Summit 2013 awards enterprises and corporations of various industries as recognition to the efforts made in economic development and environment.The nominees include country-owned, private and foreign enterprises in China as well as prominent figures from any industry. The 600 attendees present at the summit included government leaders, international organizations, NGO leaders, mainstream media, industry experts, academics and representatives from global corporations. Read more

AXN Presents The Ultimate Job Interview in The Apprentice Asia

On May 09, 2013 at 01:34 PM
AXN Presents The Ultimate Job Interview in The Apprentice Asia

Singapore, 09 May 2013 – After four seasons of The Amazing Race Asia, AXN returns yet again with another made-in-Asia-for-Asia Original Production in May 2013 – The Apprentice Asia!

Expedia consolidates presence in Tier II & III towns; ties-up with Track India

On February 15, 2013 at 01:14 PM

New Delhi, Jan 9, 2013:Expedia, the world’s largest online travel company, today announced association with Track India to enhance presence in the Tier II/III growth pockets in the country. Track India, that represents international airlines like Air Arabia, Air Asia, Air AsiaX, Thai Air Asia, Drukair (North India) and Qatar Airways, would help Expedia extend their online distribution network in the TAAP channel. This association will increase the number of travel agents in the Travel Agents Affiliation Programme by upto 85%.As a part of this tie-up, Track India will issue a credit card to the travel agents specifically for Expedia.co.in website. Read more

Expedia Signs Up As Official Sponsor of Professional Referees And Match Officials

On August 27, 2012 at 06:32 AM
Expedia Signs Up As Official Sponsor of Professional Referees And Match Officials


Match officials Andre Marine – (Left) and Martin Atkinson – (Right) are pictured in the new Expedia sponsored match officials kit”

Expedia, the world’s largest online travel agency, has signed a deal to become the Official Sponsor of Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMO).  The deal will see the Expedia brand appear on the shirts of match officials at the Barclays Premier League, the npower Football League, The FA Cup with Budweiser, the Capital One Cup and other domestic, professional matches. Read more