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Expedia App Arrives for Windows 8

                      Expedia App Arrives for Windows 8

More than 140,000 Hotels, Mobile Exclusive Deals With Up To 60% Off Now
Accessible Via The Windows Store; App Features Real Time Availability

PR Newswire

BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 18, 2012

BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --, one of the world's
leading online travel agencies, announced today that its highly popular
Expedia app is launching on Windows 8. The app is available immediately for
free download in the Windows Store.


The new Expedia app, highly popular on previously existing platforms, provides
Windows 8 users with the ability to book hotels in a flash. With more than
140,000 hotels to choose from and the ability to save up to 60% off with
Expedia exclusive mobile deals, the Expedia app for Windows 8 provides users
with both great options and great deals.

"Expedia wanted to build a unique app for Windows 8 users. We invested in an
immersive, inviting and fun experience leveraging the native capabilities of
the new Windows operating system," said John Kim, Senior Vice President,
Global Product, Expedia. "We also wanted to differentiate ourselves from other
apps in the Window 8 marketplace. With exclusive mobile deals, verified
reviews and real-time availability counts, the Expedia app provides the best
way to book the best hotel on your trip."

The new app available now in the Windows 8 Store features:

  oOne of the only apps for Windows 8 users offering mobile exclusive deals.
    For consumers using Windows 8, they will have special access to Expedia's
    mobile exclusive deals that can yield savings of up to 60% off.
  oEarn valuable Expedia Rewards points with booking. When booking with the
    new Windows 8 app, users can earn valuable points to redeem flight and
    hotel bookings through the Expedia Rewards program without the worry of
    blackout dates.
  oLeverage valuable customer insight when booking through Verified Reviews.
    Users of the app will have access to more than a million Expedia vetted
    and verified travel reviews written by actual Expedia travelers.
  oAbility to search real-time inventory. The Expedia app for Windows 8 has
    urgency messaging showing users in real time how many rooms are available
    at a certain property at a certain price point.

Expedia for Windows 8 also ensures users can book with confidence, knowing
they are getting the best rate available thanks to Expedia's Best Price
Guarantee policy. The app also makes hotel planning easy with a special hotel
itinerary management tool.

The new Expedia app is free to download from the Windows Store, and more
information can be found here:

About is the world's leading online travel site, helping millions of
travelers per month easily plan and book travel.
(, 1-800-EXPEDIA) aims to provide the latest technology
and the widest selection of vacations, flights, hotels, rental cars, resorts,
cruises and in-destination activities, attractions, services and travel apps.
With the Expedia Best Price Guarantee, customers can get the best
rates available online for all types of travel. Whether you want to relax in
Myrtle Beach, ski in Vail or swim in Bora Bora, we know every trip and every
traveler is unique and we want to help you Find Yours™.

Expedia, and the Airplane logo are trademarks or registered
trademarks of Expedia, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. © 2012
Expedia, Inc. All rights reserved. CST # 2029030-50.

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Contact: Sarah Gavin., +1-425-679-8917,, or
Dave McNamee, HL Group (for Expedia), +1-646-274-3635,
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