Egencia Continues Global Growth Momentum with Six New Service Sites

 Egencia Continues Global Growth Momentum with Six New Service Sites  BELLEVUE, Wash., July 17, 2014 /CNW/ -- Egencia®, the business travel company  of Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE), today announced that following the launch of  online services in the Czech Republic and five new Egencia Global Alliance  (EGA) partners added over the last six months, a total of 64 countries are now  served by the company. The company's expansion responds to customer demand for  services in new global markets.  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140204/CG57655LOGO  "Egencia has grown and grown consistently over the past several years,  outpacing our major competitors and showing double-digit, top-line growth  every year," says Rob Greyber, president of Egencia. "Geographically, we're  expanding right along with our customers as they reach into emerging markets.  No matter where they book their travel, travelers get the same expert Egencia  customer service, and our clients can count on consistent travel management  programs and consolidated reporting across all regions."  Customer Service with Local Insights and Integrated Technology On June 30th,  2014, Egencia launched its online services, www.egencia.cz, in the Czech  Republic. The new online services reinforce the partnership between Egencia  and Czech EGA partner, Business Travel Unlimited, allowing the offline  services they provide to be integrated into the Egencia online booking system.  Customers in that region can now access the Egencia online booking tool  locally and continue to turn to Business Travel Unlimited for travel  consultant services.  Middle East North Africa Three out of the five new EGA partnerships are  located in the strategic Middle East North Africa region.        --  Dubai, a major business and transportation hub for the Middle         East, made the United Arab Emirates one of the first countries         covered by the EGA program when it started in 2009. Egencia has         signed a new EGA partnership there with Al Tayer Travel, a         privately held Dubai-based company operating in 12 countries         throughout the Middle East.     --  In response to increasing customer demand, Egencia now covers         Egypt through a partnership with Travco Group International, a         Giza-based full service travel agency with 30 independent         companies.     --  In Algeria, EGA partner OK Voyage is one of the top five travel         companies in the market and serves Egencia customers from its         headquarters in Algiers.  Latin America In January 2014, Egencia added Uruguay to its countries served  in Latin America. New EGA partner Montevido-based Viajes y Turismo (VYT) is a  leading travel agency with over 32 years of experience in the corporate travel  industry.  Asia Pacific  The latest addition to the EGA network in the Asia Pacific  region is Orbit Corporate Travel in New Zealand. Orbit Corporate Travel has  over 25 years of experience in the corporate travel industry and is part of  the House of Travel Group, the largest travel brand in New Zealand.  For an interactive map with all of the Egencia locations worldwide, go to  www.egencia.com.  Egencia will be highlighting its momentum in travel management solutions at  the GBTA convention in Los Angeles from July 24-30. Visit booth #2625 to find  out more and see our latest technology innovations.  About Egencia Egencia is a leading full-service travel management company  delivering innovative business travel technology and expert local service to  more than 10,000 clients in 64 countries around the world.  As part of  Expedia, Inc., one of the world's largest travel companies, Egencia provides  forward-looking companies with the ability to drive compliance and cost  savings in their travel programs, while meeting the needs and requirements of  the modern business traveler. For more information please visit us at  www.egencia.com or connect with us on Twitter @Egencia.  © 2014 Egencia, LLC.  All rights reserved.  Egencia, and the Egencia logo are  either registered trademarks or trademarks of Expedia, Inc. in the U.S. and/or  other countries.  All other trademarks are the property of their respective  owners.  CST # 2029030-50; CST # 2083922-50.  Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140204/CG57655LOGO    SOURCE  Egencia  Anne McElroy-Arnaud| PR Manager, Email: a.mcelroyarnaud@egencia.com , Office:  +33 (0)1 73 01 02 21 | Mobile: +33 (0)6 13 24 43 39  CO: Expedia, Inc. ST: Washington NI: LEI LEI CPR ELE NP  
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