How Expedia Took Out Travelocity

Travelocity's Roaming Gnome was spotted in April in Indio, Calif. Photograph by Alexandra Wyman/Invision for Travelocity via AP Images

It may be too soon to bury Travelocity, but it appears an opportune time to write its obituary. Under a long-term agreement, online competitor Expedia will power the search results on Travelocity, which will be paid for whatever traffic it sends to the larger company, much as Internet searches on Yahoo! are “powered” by the Bing search engine.

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