BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE), today announced that it has reached an agreement with Enterprise Rent-A-Car to extend its participation in Expedia’s Preferred Rental Car Program for an additional two years.
“We’re thrilled to continue our preferred partnership with Enterprise, one of the largest and most well-respected companies in the car rental market,” said Paul Brown, president of Expedia’s Partner Service Group. “This relationship brings value and convenience to our customers and it represents a step forward in our commitment to form long-lasting and meaningful relationships with our valued supply partners. It also signifies our firm commitment to give our customers access to great prices, unparalleled service, choice and trusted advice.”
“We are excited to continue serving our mutual customers who appreciate our award-winning service and great value,” said Jim Runnels, senior vice president of rental for Enterprise Rent-A-Car. “Expedia’s Preferred Rental Car Program has proven to be a highly effective marketing and merchandising opportunity for us to help increase our exposure to shoppers on Expedia.com.”
The terms of the agreement cover bookings on Expedia.com, Expedia.ca and through Expedia Corporate Travel.
About Expedia Partner Services Group
Expedia’s Partner Services Group offers its supplier partners choice, seamless coordination and complete access to our vast traveler base. The formation of the Partner Services Group is a testament of Expedia’s commitment to continually refine the way we conduct business by seeking our suppliers’ input and customizing our services to meet their needs.
About Expedia, Inc.
Expedia, Inc. is one of the world’s leading travel services companies. With its portfolio of leading travel brands, Expedia, Inc. empowers business and leisure travelers with the tools and information they need to easily research, plan, book and experience travel. The company also provides wholesale travel to offline retail travel agents. Expedia, Inc.’s main businesses and brands include: Expedia.com®, Hotels.com™, Hotwire®, Expedia® Corporate Travel, TripAdvisor™ and Classic Vacations®. Expedia, Inc.’s companies also operate internationally with sites in Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands and China, through its investment in eLong™. For more information, visit http://www.expediainc.com/ .
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