Travel Weekly's 2016 Power List


1 | Expedia Inc.

Expedia Inc.
2015 sales: $60.8 billion
Employees: 18,000-plus (full- and part-time)
Previous ranking: 1

333 108th Ave. NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
T (425) 679-7200
Website

Executives

CHAIRMAN/SR. EXECUTIVE: Barry Diller
VICE CHAIRMAN: Victor Kaufman
PRESIDENT/CEO; PRESIDENT EXPEDIA WORLDWIDE: Dara Khosrowshahi
EVP, OPERATIONS/CFO: Mark Okerstrom
EVP/ GENERAL COUNSEL AND SECRETARY: Robert Dzielak
PRESIDENT, BRAND EXPEDIA GROUP: Aman Bhutani
SVP/GENERAL MANAGER, EXPEDIA AFFILIATE NETWORK: Ariane Gorin
PRESIDENT, EGENCIA: Rob Greyber
SVP/HEAD OF CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT: Eric Hart
PRESIDENT, HOTWIRE GROUP: Henrik Kjellberg
PRESIDENT, E-COMMERCE PLATFORM: Tucker Moodey
PRESIDENT, EXPEDIA LODGING PARTNER SERVICES: Cyril Ranque
CO-FOUNDER, CEO, HOMEAWAY: Brian Sharples
PRESIDENT, HOTELS.COM, VENERE.COM & EXPEDIA AFFILIATE NETWORK BRANDS: Johan Svanstrom
EVP, HUMAN RESOURCES: Connie Symes

2015 Developments

Completed acquisition of HomeAway and all of its brands.

Formed strategic technology partnership with SilverRail Technologies to power global expansion in the rail business.

Egencia announced the global availability of global features that enable travelers to shop and book air travel with Egencia TripNavigator. Claims to be first business travel company to build its own mobile app with global air booking capability and personalization features.

Completed acquisition of Orbitz Worldwide (No. 7 on 2015 Power List).

Completed acquisition of Travelocity.

Selected architect for new 40-acre waterfront campus in Seattle, to open by 2018.

Sold majority stake in eLong to purchasers based in China.

Launched Expedia+business, a loyalty program for small businesses.

Increased ownership stake in AAE Travel Pte. Ltd. 

Company Facts

OTA.

91% of sales from leisure, 9% business.

Owns brands Expedia (Expedia.com), Hotels.com, Hotwire.com, Expedia Affiliate Network, Classic Vacations, Expedia Local Expert, Expedia CruiseShip Centers, Egencia, Venere.com, Trivago, Wotif Group, Orbitz Worldwide, Travelocity, HomeAway and CarRentals.com.

Publicly held.

Looking Ahead

Will continue to grow and invest in mobile initiatives to drive traffic and revenue.

Will prepare for move from Bellevue, Wash., to downtown Seattle.

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