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Egencia Adds Seven New Countries to Its Global Alliance

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Egencia Adds Seven New Countries to Its Global Alliance09:00 EDT Thursday, July 12, 2012Company Grows Global Footprint in EMEA, LATAM and APACBELLEVUE, Wash., July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Egencia®, an Expedia, Inc. company, announced the expansion of the Egencia Global Alliance to include strategic partnerships with leading local travel management companies (TMCs) in Russia, Ukraine, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela, and Sri Lanka. The Egencia Global Alliance (EGA) is comprised of Egencia partners in 34 countries, bringing the company's presence to 54 countries worldwide."Our customers do business across the world, and as their business grows and requires travel to more destinations we will grow and evolve with them," said Rob Greyber, President of Egencia. "We are thrilled to expand our global alliance and to offer our customers the local expertise and choice they need."All EGA partners are aligned with Egencia's customer centric values and are carefully chosen based on their ability to provide a broad selection of travel products, high quality localized services and support for travelers. The following partners join the Egencia family, as part of the global alliance:EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa)Russia: Zelenski Corporate Travel Solutions, established in 1997, is the only Russian travel management company offering its own online booking system. Zelenski serves over 500 corporate clients from its offices in Moscow and St. Petersburg.Ukraine: Travel Centre TRIME was founded in 2006 and is based in Kyiv. A fast growing company with an experienced leadership team, it is one of the top five corporate travel agencies in Ukraine.Latin AmericaCosta Rica: VEMSA is the biggest agency in Costa Rica. Seventy-five percent of their business is corporate travel and the agency is recognized for its excellence in customer service.Ecuador: Megatours is based in Guayaquil and has a highly experienced account management and customer service team with a solid history of serving global clients.Peru: Nuevo Mundo is the largest travel agency in Peru, offering a wide range of services to corporate customers including a high level of personalized service.Venezuela: Uniglobe offers assistance to corporate travelers at six airports in Venezuela. It is the second largest agency in the country and has a wide range of technology solutions to serve clients.AsiaSri Lanka: Classic Travel is the leading TMC in Sri Lanka with over 800 corporate clients and has won several top awards for service excellence. Egencia customers have access to a 24 hour travel desk, located in Colombo.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 online 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. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.© 2012 Egencia, LLC. All rights reserved. CST # 2083922-50.SOURCE EgenciaFor further information: Sonia Reid, +1-425-679-7801, sreid@egencia.com