Expedia TAAP Appoints Discover the World Marketing For Canada And USA

    Expedia TAAP Appoints Discover the World Marketing For Canada And USA

PR Newswire

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 16, 2013

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia Travel Agents
Affiliate Program (TAAP) announced the appointment of Discover the World
Marketing as their sales partners in key markets of Canada and USA, handling
the sales and first level customer support for the program.

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Launched in Europe in 2002, Expedia TAAP now partners with more than 80,000
registered travel agents globally offering commissions when selling Expedia's
extensive global inventory. Travel agents have access to highly competitive
Internet rates on 145,000 Hotels, car rental, flights, thousands of dynamic
packages and activities such as tours, theatre tickets and transfers. Prices
and products shown on TAAP mirror those viewed by the consumer, which ensures
the agent is price competitive while still earning a commission.

Expedia TAAP burst onto the North American markets with its launch in early
2010 and now boasts nearly 10,000 agencies registered for the program in
Canada and the US.

"Expedia has forged a strong sales and marketing partnership with Discover the
World Marketing that's been in existence since 2010 and has grown in
cooperation to more than 25 markets worldwide," said Diego Pedrani, Expedia's
Director – Travel Agent Distribution Worldwide. "We are now partnering with
Discover in US and Canada to leverage their strong sales presence in these
markets and to utilize best practices across the markets where Discover
represents us."

"We are delighted Expedia continues to build its partnership with us," said
Jenny Adams, CEO of Discover the World Marketing. "Our success is due in
large part to our business of working with travel agents for many years. We
know travel agents find TAAP extremely rewarding due to its strong offerings
and the customer support we provide."

To learn more about TAAP in the US, check out www.expedia.com/travelagents,
call 1 866 513 4853 or email support@expedia-agents.com and in Canada,
www.expedia.ca/travelagents, call 1-877-660-1354 or 905-361-0847, or email

For more information about Discover the World Marketing, visit
discovertheworld.com, or call (480) 707-5566 or +44 207 107 2303.

About Discover the World Marketing
Discover the World Marketing has earned a reputation as a leader in global
travel distribution and its success in developing a worldwide network of 80
offices in more than 60 countries capable of exceptional representation
performance is unmatched. With a portfolio of 73 clients utilizing its sales,
marketing and business process outsourcing services, Discover the World
Marketing remains a dominant innovator for the travel industry.

About Expedia, Inc.
Expedia, Inc. is thelargestonline travel companyin the world, with an
extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world's leading online
travel brands, including:

  oExpedia.com®, the world's largest full service online travel agency, with
    localized sites in 30 countries
  oHotels.com®, the hotel specialist with sites in more than 60 countries
  oHotwire®, a leading discount travel site that offers opaque deals in 11
    countries on its 10 sites in North America, Europe and Asia
  oEgencia®, the world's fifth largest corporate travel management company
  oeLong™, the second largest online travel company in China
  oVenere.com™, the online hotel reservation specialist in Europe
  otrivago®, a leading online hotel search company with sites in 33 countries
  oExpedia Local Expert®, a provider of in-market concierge services,
    activities and experiences in 18 markets worldwide
  oClassic Vacations®, a top luxury travel specialist
  oExpedia® CruiseShipCenters®, one of North America's leading retail cruise
    vacation experts

The company delivers consumers value in leisure and business travel,
drivesincremental demandand direct bookings totravel suppliers, and
provides advertisers theopportunityto reacha highly valuable audience
ofin-market travel consumers through Expedia Media Solutions. Expedia also
powers bookings for some of the world's leading airlines and hotels, top
consumer brands, high traffic websites, and thousands of active affiliates
through Expedia® Affiliate Network. For corporate and industry news and views,
visit us at www.expediainc.com or follow us on Twitter @expediainc.

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SOURCE Discover the World Marketing

Website: http://www.discovertheworld.com
Contact: Nancy Vaughan, Vaughan Communications, +1-602-912-9126,
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