make Expedia and Hotels.com-branded sites available in certain international points of sale. Egencia: The company’s full-service travel management company offers travel products and services available to corporations and corporate travelers. Egencia maintains a global presence in approximately 60 countries across North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific. Egencia provides, among other things, centralized booking tools for employees of its corporate customers, supply targeted at business travelers, and consolidated reporting for global, large and small and medium size enterprise business segments. Egencia charges its corporate clients account management fees, as well as transactional fees for making or changing bookings. In addition, Egencia provides on-site agents to some corporate clients to fully support the account. Egencia also offers consulting and meeting management services. eLong, Inc. (eLong): The company’s majority-owned online hotel and air travel service company, based in Beijing, China, specializes in travel products and services in China with a particular focus on driving online hotel bookings. eLong uses Web-based distribution technologies, mobile apps and Websites, and 24-hour call centers to provide consumers with the ability to make hotel reservations at approximately 70,000 hotels in China and, through Expedia, hotels in countries worldwide. eLong also offers air ticketing and other travel related information and services. Travelers can access eLong travel products and services through its Websites, including www.elong.com and www.elong.net. During 2013, eLong shifted the focus of its distribution strategy to address China’s rapidly expanding mobile travel market. The mobile hotel strategy involves continual upgrades to eLong’s mobile user experience in an effort to encourage traffic to that channel. Venere: The company’s Venere Website, www.venere.com, lists hotel properties various locations around the world and provides hotel partners with geographically diverse sources of demand. Venere primarily uses direct agency-based relationships with hotels worldwide ensuring it can offer customers best-value rates. trivago GmbH (trivago): trivago is the company’s majority-owned hotel metasearch company, based in Dusseldorf, Germany. trivago operates in 40 different countries serving approximately 45 million visitors each month. Classic Vacations: Classic Vacations offers individually tailored vacations primarily through a national network of third-party retail travel agents. Classic delivers a line of premium vacation packages — air, hotels, car rentals, activities and private transportation to create customized luxury vacations in Hawaii, the Caribbean, Mexico, Costa Rica, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tahiti. Travel agents and travelers can preview the company’s product offering through its Websites, www.classicforagents.com and www.classicvacations.com. Expedia Local Expert: The company’s Expedia Local Expert network offers online and face-to-face personalized recommendations and assistance in booking events, activities, tours, attractions and other services that travelers seek in their destinations. With access to a portfolio of various tours and adventures, LX can be found on 27 Expedia-branded Websites, and operates approximately 100 concierge and activity desks in major resort destinations. Expedia CruiseShipCenters: Expedia CruiseShipCenters is a seller of cruises and vacations. The franchise company has 180 retail locations across North America, a team of approximately 4,000 professionally-trained vacation consultants and a searchable online database of approximately 50,000 staterooms. Growth Strategy The company’s growth strategy includes product innovation, global expansion, and new and channel penetration. Relationships with Travel Partners The company makes travel products and services available from various hotel companies, large and small commercial airlines, car rental companies, cruise lines, and destination service providers. It intends to build and maintain strategic relationships with travel suppliers and global distribution system partners.
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