Expedia.com Begins Advertising Agency Review

BELLEVUE, Wash., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia.com®, the world's leading travel company, today announced that it has launched a search for a new agency to manage its U.S. advertising and communications. Ark Advisors has been engaged to manage the review process.


Expedia.com is currently working with two marketing communications agencies in the U.S.: Doner, a Southfield, Mich.-based advertising agency; and TargetCast TCM, a New York City-based media agency. The media portion of the business is not in review.


The search is expected be completed in the second quarter of 2009.


All agency inquiries should be directed to Ark Advisors, New York.


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Expedia.com® is the world's leading online travel provider, helping millions of travelers per month easily plan and book travel. Expedia.com (http://www.expedia.com/) aims to provide personalized service, the latest technology and the widest selection of vacation packages, flights, hotels, rental cars, cruises and in-destination activities, attractions, and services. With the Expedia® Best Price Guarantee, Expedia.com promises to offer to its customers the best rates available online for all types of travel. Expedia is dedicated to positively impacting global tourism by providing travelers environmentally conscious travel options. Expedia is a founding member of the World Heritage Alliance -- a joint initiative with the United Nations Foundation to promote sustainable tourism. Expedia.com is an operating company of Expedia, Inc.


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