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Expedia Group to Unify Its Loyalty Programs into One Global Rewards Platform

·2-min read

Current loyalty programs have provided members nearly $10 billion in travel savings to date

The single program spanning all products and global brands will greatly amplify that customer impact in the future

SEATTLE, September 21, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With more than 145 million members across its current and separate rewards programs, Expedia Group already has one of the largest loyalty platforms in the world. Today, the company announced plans to unify and expand the offering to include all brands and products so Expedia Group customers can soon enjoy the most complete travel rewards offering in the industry. The program will consist of unique member pricing discounts and the ability to earn and redeem rewards across all Expedia Group brands, such as Expedia, Vrbo, Hotels.com, Travelocity, and Orbitz. The new program will span flights, hotels, vacation rentals, car rentals, cruises, and activities.

"Everything we do is in service to customers, creating travel products and features that are simple to use and even more rewarding for those who travel with us," said Jon Gieselman, President of Expedia Brands. "We want our customers to get the most of their travel experiences, plain and simple. No one needs to do anything right now, but soon their current rewards will be even more valuable, as they will gain access to the world of Expedia Group through one consolidated, easy to use program."

To date, Expedia Group’s Member Only Deals and loyalty rewards have saved customers nearly $10 billion on travel alone. The company plans to build on the great benefits currently offered across Expedia Group’s loyalty offerings, such as member pricing, reward boosters, and upgrades and social amenities offered at thousands of properties worldwide.

The unified and upgraded program will continue to be free to join. Current members and anyone interested in joining will be met with a seamless experience once the new program launches. All current members will continue to earn rewards through their existing programs and look forward to even greater flexibility and value in the future.

About Expedia Group

Expedia Group, Inc. companies power travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. The Expedia Group family of brands includes: Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, Egencia®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.

For more information, visit www.expediagroup.com. Follow us on Twitter @expediagroup and check out our LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/company/expedia/.

© 2021 Expedia, Inc., an Expedia Group company. All rights reserved. Trademarks and logos are the property of their respective owners. CST: 2029030-50

View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210921005343/en/

Contacts

Dave McNamee
Senior Director, Corporate Communications
Expedia Group
dmcnamee@expediagroup.com

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