Expedia and Wyndham Hotel Group Sign Long-Term Agreement

Nov. 22, 2010—Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE), the world’s largest online travel company, today announced it has signed a long-term global agreement with Wyndham Hotel Group (NYSE:WYN), the world’s largest hotel company with nearly 7,200 properties in 65 countries worldwide. Under this renewed agreement, Wyndham Hotel Group will continue to be available on more than 90 Expedia® and Hotels.com® sites in over 60 countries, as well as on more than 10,000 active affiliate sites through the Expedia Affiliate Network.

North America-based Wyndham Hotel Group is comprised of 12 hotel chains, including well-known brands like Wyndham Hotels & Resorts®, Ramada® and Days Inn®, and offers a wide selection of property types ranging from economy and midscale to upscale, resort and extended-stay.

”Expedia provides Wyndham Hotel Group with a valuable and efficient online distribution channel,” said Linda Kent, senior vice president of electronic distribution for Wyndham Hotel Group. “This agreement enables us to further build awareness and generate business for our brands and hotels.”

Thousands of hotel partners routinely participate in the promotional and merchandising opportunities available on Expedia and Hotels.com sites worldwide each month as a means of driving increased consumer awareness and incremental traveler demand.

“Our goal in establishing this alliance has been to provide Wyndham Hotel Group with an ever-evolving portfolio of distribution strategies to ensure it is effectively reaching travelers in a meaningful and cost-efficient manner,” said Melissa Maher, vice president of global strategic accounts and industry relations for Expedia. “Wyndham Hotel Group is a highly-respected international hotel company with an enviable global footprint that closely resembles our own, and we’re very pleased for the opportunity to continue developing what has become a highly beneficial relationship for us both.”

About Expedia, Inc.
Expedia, Inc. is the largest online travel company in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes more than 90 localized Expedia.com®- and Hotels.com®-branded sites; leading U.S. discount travel site Hotwire®; leading agency hotel company Venere.com™; Egencia®, the world's fifth largest corporate travel management company; the world's largest travel community TripAdvisor® Media Network; destination activities provider ExpediaLocalExpert®; luxury travel specialist Classic Vacations®; and China's second largest booking site eLong™. The company delivers consumers value in leisure and business travel, drives incremental demand and direct bookings to travel suppliers, and provides advertisers vast opportunity to reach the most valuable audience of in-market travel consumers anywhere through TripAdvisor Media Network and 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. (NASDAQ: EXPE)

About Expedia Partner Services Group
Expedia Partner Services Group (PSG) is the central point of contact for travel suppliers to access the global Expedia marketplace of leading travel brands comprising more than 90 points of sale worldwide. With hundreds of employees in local markets throughout the world, Expedia® PSG makes it easy for suppliers to meet their global distribution objectives, and delivers a portfolio of innovative connectivity solutions, rate and inventory management tools, business intelligence reports, and online marketing expertise.

About Wyndham Hotel Group
Wyndham Hotel Group, part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies is the world’s largest hotel company with nearly 7,200 hotels and more than 605,000 rooms under 12 hotel brands: Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, Ramada, Days Inn, Super 8®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Baymont Inn & Suites®, Hawthorn Suites® by Wyndham, TRYP by Wyndham, Howard Johnson®, Travelodge® and Knights Inn®. All hotels are independently owned and operated excluding certain Wyndham and international Ramada hotels, which are managed by an affiliate or through a joint venture partner. Wyndham Hotel Group is based in Parsippany, N.J. Additional information is available at www.wyndhamworldwide.com.

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