Expedia travel is an Internet-based travel website company headquartered in Bellevue, WA, with localized sites for 29 countries (Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, UK, US)
Expedia Booking Methods
It books airline tickets to tourist, hotel reservations, car rentals, cruises, vacation packages and various attractions and services via the World Wide Web and telephone travel agents. The site uses multiple global distribution systems like Amadeus or the Sabre reservation systems for flights and for hotels, Worldspan and Pegasystems, along with its own hotel reservation system for hotel also contracted, bulk-rate reservations. This last is shared with other Expedia sites, Inc.
Expedia was started by Microsoft company and later spun off as a multi – billion dollar company because it was “no longer about software intensive technology” and they were “concerned that they would not do their best at this.good for tourism”