Hackers gain access to 880K credit cards from Orbitz customers

Another day, another breach. Today, online travel agency Orbitz disclosed that hackers managed to get both credit card data and personal information (though no Social Security numbers and passwords) f

Expedia’s chief financial officer is now its CEO as Dara Khosrowshahi leaves to run Uber

Following a big internal meeting at Uber where former Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi announced his plans as the new CEO of Uber, Expedia said today it has named its CFO Mark Okerstrom as its CEO.

Expedia leads $26 million round in hospitality startup ALICE

Before Uber poached Dara Khosrowshahi to serve as its CEO, he facilitated a $26 million series B round in hotel startup ALICE as CEO of Expedia . The idea with ALICE is to bring technology to the outd

Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he’s taking the Uber CEO position

The contract still needs some finishing touches, but Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has indicated to The Wall Street Journal today he plans to accept the Uber CEO position.

New Uber CEO may get $200 million

The Uber board offered Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi the new role on Sunday. And according to Bloomberg data, they would have had to pay him a lot of money to woo him. Khosrowshahi, who has been at th

Expedia Chairman believes Dara Khosrowshahi intends to take Uber job

Although Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has yet to officially accept the chief executive officer position at Uber, Expedia Chairman Barry Diller believes “it is his intention to accept,” a

Who is new Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi?

Uber’s search for a replacement for its former co-founder CEO Travis Kalanick looks to have reached its conclusion. Dara Khosrowshahi, the current CEO of Expedia, has been officially offered the

Expedia invests $350M in Traveloka to create Southeast Asia’s newest unicorn

Expedia is deepening its focus on Southeast Asia after it invested $350 million in Traveloka, an online travel portal based out of Indonesia. A source close to the deal confirmed that the investment v

Amazon, Expedia and Microsoft to support Washington state lawsuit on Trump immigration order

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced Monday that he’s filing suit in federal court against Trump, the Department of Homeland Security and select senior Trump administration officia

Trivago closes up 8% in public debut

Hotel search site Trivago went public on Friday, after separating from Expedia. The company priced its shares at $11 and closed the day at $11.85, up 7.73 percent. But this was after pricing at $11 pe

Trivago files to raise up to $428 million in IPO

German hotel booking site Trivago updated its plans for a U.S. IPO in a filing that came out on Monday. The company expects to price its shares between $13 to $15, a $428 million offering at the top e

Expedia acquires travel photography community Trover

Online travel agency Expedia has acquired Trover, an app and website where people share their travel photos. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. “At Expedia, it’s fair to say we belie

TravelPerk gets $7M Series A to take the pain out of booking business travel

Barcelona based TravelPerk, a business travel booking platform founded last year by a team of ex-Booking.com employees, has closed a $7 million Series A round of financing led by Spark Capital.

Affirm is partnering with Expedia and Eventbrite so you can pay for experiences over time

Affirm has made it no secret that its success will hinge on its ability to offer customers a wide range of retail partners where they can frequently use Affirm to pay. While the lending startup orig

Making The Southeast Asian Travel Connection

According to Phocuswright, an independent travel and tourism research firm, the global travel market was worth US$1.3 trillion in 2015. The cut in Asia Pacific (APAC) was US$367 billion; of that, the

Hospitality Platform ALICE Raises $9.5M Series A Led By Expedia

ALICE, which allows hotels to manage and complete guest requests across various service departments with ease thanks to its intuitive host of mobile suite products, announced today that it had closed

Expedia Acquires Airbnb Rival HomeAway For $3.9B

Expedia Inc. today announced that it has agreed to acquire the publicly traded vacation rental service HomeAway and its brands (including VRBO.com) for $3.9 billion in cash and common sto

The Race To Frictionless Parking

Parking. It’s an issue that impacts everyone who owns a car. People might not think about it or talk about it, but it certainly can be one of those daily frustrations that ignites stress. Traditiona

Expedia Sells Majority Stake In Chinese Partner eLong For $671 Million

It's been a pretty busy and expensive 2015 so far for Expedia -- which forked out $280 million to buy Travelcity in February, before shelling out $1.6 billion for Orbitz a week later -- but the travel

Is Seattle Silicon Valley’s Next Favorite Stop?

In the last ten years, the Seattle tech scene has changed quite dramatically. In the 1990s and early 2000s, the only gigantic software companies in town were Microsoft and Amazon. For a time it even b
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