Expedia, Inc. and Travelocity Announce Strategic Marketing Agreement

     Expedia, Inc. and Travelocity Announce Strategic Marketing Agreement

Travelocity's North American websites will be powered by Expedia's technology,
customer services and supply

PR Newswire

BELLEVUE, Wash. and SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Aug. 22, 2013

BELLEVUE, Wash.and SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia,
Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) and Travelocity today announced entry into an exclusive,
long-term strategic marketing agreement, whereby Expedia will power the
technology platforms for Travelocity's existing websites in the US and Canada,
while providing Travelocity access to Expedia, Inc.'s supply and customer
services. Upon the implementation of the agreement, Travelocity will focus its
efforts on promoting its brand and marketing the broad offering of travel
services and supply made available through this agreement. Travelocity will
remain wholly-owned by Sabre Holdings Corporation, and independent of Expedia,
Inc. Travelocity-owned lastminute.com in Europe and the Travelocity Partner
Network are not included in this marketing arrangement.

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"Over the years, Travelocity has become one of the most recognized travel
brands in the US and Canada. Going forward, this agreement will enable
Travelocity to focus on further building its brand while at the same time
providing consumers with an enhanced suite of travel products and services,"
said Expedia, Inc. CEO Dara Khosrowshahi. "This announcement stands as a true
testament to the advanced capabilities that our significant technology
investments over the past several years enabled us to build. We believe volume
generated through the agreement will add further scale to Expedia's global
supply and customer service capabilities."

"Since launching in 1996, Travelocity has grown from a pioneering Internet
start-up to one of the leading brands in travel," said Carl Sparks, President
and CEO, Travelocity Global. "In staying true to our core values of meeting
the needs of both consumers and travel suppliers, we have elected to evolve
and strengthen our business model in the US and Canada by working with
Expedia, Inc. to offer a top-notch booking platform and a more robust supply
of travel options, allowing us to focus increased resources on building our
competitive strengths in marketing and retailing." 

Both parties plan to begin development and implementation immediately, with an
expected launch in 2014.

Forward-looking Statements
This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements
relating to strategic, financial and operational benefits of the Expedia,
Inc./Travelocity strategic marketing agreement. These statements are not
guarantees of future performance. These forward-looking statements are based
on Expedia, Inc. or Travelocity, as appropriate, management's expectations as
of the date hereof and assumptions which are inherently subject to
uncertainties, risks and changes in circumstances that are difficult to
predict. Actual results and the timing and outcome of events may differ
materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements
for a variety of reasons, including, among others: the ability of Expedia,
Inc. and Travelocity to successfully implement their plans, or meet forecasts
and other expectations, as well as other risks detailed in Expedia, Inc.'s
public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), including
Expedia, Inc.'s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent
Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. Except as required by law, Expedia, Inc.
undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking or other statements in
this release, whether as a result of new information, future events or
otherwise.

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 31 countries
  oHotels.com®, the hotel specialist with sites in more than 60 countries
  oHotwire®, a leading discount travel site that offers opaque deals in 13
    countries on its 12 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 39 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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About Travelocity
Travelocity is one of the world's largest travel companies, serving the needs
of travelers from all walks of life. Based in Southlake (Dallas/Fort Worth),
Texas, with offices and customer care centers around the world, Travelocity
Global owns and operates: Travelocity® in North America; lastminute.com, a
leader in European online travel; The Travelocity Partner Network; and
igougo.com, a leading online travel community. Travelocity Global is owned by
Sabre Holdings, a global technology company whose innovative technology is
used by more than a billion people around the world to plan, book and get to
their destination at a time and price that's right for them.

SOURCE Expedia, Inc.; Travelocity

Website: http://www.expediainc.com
Contact: Expedia, Inc. Corporate Communications, +1 425 679 4317,
press@expedia.com, or Travelocity Corporate Communications, Joel Frey, +1 682
605 2178, joel.frey@travelocity.com, and David Chamberlin, +1 214 669 7299,
david.chamberlin@edelman.com