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150,000 Hotel Rooms Now at the Mobile Shoppers' Fingertips With New Egencia Mobile Applications

(July 23, 2012)

BELLEVUE, Wash., July 23, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Egencia, the corporate travel arm of Expedia Inc., today launched the next phase of Egencia® Mobile, now offering Egencia customers hotel shopping and booking on mobile web accessible, Android and iPhone devices in North America.



This new release allows Egencia customers to conveniently shop and book policy-compliant hotels directly from their mobile device - with access to over 150,000 hotel rooms at their fingertips. Mobile users will also have access to hotel photos, maps, and amenity information in a newly designed and easy to use user interface.



"We want to make it as easy as possible for our customers to conduct their travel, whether it's from their office or on the road. Our aim is for customers to feel in control wherever they are," said Mark Hollyhead, Senior Vice President, Egencia Americas. "The new hotel shopping and booking feature was designed with the business traveler in mind; they are on the go, and their time is precious – today's announcement will bring the confidence of the world's most extensive hotel inventory combined with an unrivalled user interface."


Additionally, the iPhone design has been updated with a refreshed interface, with a more scalable user experience framework to support the continuous delivery of mobile innovation.  The new design is consistent with our Mobile Web and Android platforms.




In addition to the new hotel shopping and booking, Egencia Mobile currently enables business travelers to easily access flight and destination alerts, check-in online, receive one-click customer support and much more – nearly anywhere in the world, on virtually any type of mobile device.  



The app, built for Egencia customers, is accessible / downloadable for free at the Apple App store, Google Play, Amazon App Store, and the mobile website (links below).



Apple App Store:



http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/egencia/id446768364



Google Play:



http:// play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.egencia.app



Amazon Appstore:



http://www.amazon.com/Egencia-LLC-Mobile/dp/B0081KUTDO/ref=sr_1_1?s=mobile-apps&ie=UTF8&qid=1342048464&sr=1-1&keywords=Egencia



Mobile Website:



http://mobile.egencia.com



About Egencia, an Expedia, Inc. Company



Egencia is the fifth largest travel management company in the world. As part of Expedia, Inc., (NASDAQ: EXPE), the world's largest travel marketplace, Egencia helps businesses get ahead by offering the only truly integrated corporate travel service. Egencia's industry expertise helps drive results that matter, delivering meaningful advancements that have a real impact. By combining a powerful offline and online service, Egencia delivers a complete corporate travel offering supported by global market expertise and a best-in-class technology platform.



For more information, go to www.egencia.com.



Egencia and the Egencia logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Expedia, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other logos or product and company names mentioned herein may be the property of their respective owners.© 2012 Egencia, LLC. All rights reserved. CST # 2083922-50



For more information, press only:



Sonia Reid



(425) 679-7801



sreid@egencia.com



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