Egencia Expands Global Alliance With Seven New Countries


    
    Company Grows Footprint to Include Brazil, Mexico and Japan, Among Others




    
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<p>BELLEVUE, Wash., <span class="xn-chron">March 22</span> /CNW/ -- Egencia(TM), an Expedia, Inc. company, today announced the expansion of the Egencia Global Alliance to include strategic partnerships with leading local travel management companies (TMCs) in <span class="xn-location">Brazil</span>, <span class="xn-location">Mexico</span>, <span class="xn-location">Japan</span>, <span class="xn-location">Czech Republic</span>, <span class="xn-location">Slovakia</span>, <span class="xn-location">Austria</span> and <span class="xn-location">Malaysia</span>. These additions build on Egencia's existing points of sale in 15 countries and the nine Global Alliance partnerships announced in <span class="xn-chron">December 2009</span>.</p>
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<p>"Egencia has sought out and engaged the most relevant TMC partners for the Egencia Global Alliance, growing our presence in key world markets like <span class="xn-location">Mexico</span>, <span class="xn-location">Brazil</span> and <span class="xn-location">Japan</span>," said Rob Greyber, President of Egencia. "Our clients continue to grow globally and we will evolve to meet their needs."</p>
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<p>With travel management services that extend worldwide, Egencia provides regionally-based expert travel consultants and comprehensive access to the best available travel inventory. The Global Alliance combines experienced local partners with Egencia's signature offering, including global consolidated reporting.</p>
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<p>Egencia's consolidated reporting allows travel managers to create and run customized travel reports that aggregate travel data across countries and subsidiaries. With additional support from new Global Alliance partners, Egencia provides deeper insight and cost control opportunities through a combination of reporting services and regular business reviews.</p>
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<p>Effective as of this announcement, the company has established partnerships with Business Travel Unlimited (BTU) in <span class="xn-location">Austria</span>, <span class="xn-location">Czech Republic</span> and <span class="xn-location">Slovakia</span>, Tour House in <span class="xn-location">Brazil</span>, Corporate Travel Services in <span class="xn-location">Mexico</span>, Hankyu Travel in <span class="xn-location">Japan</span> and Mitra <span class="xn-location">Malaysia</span> in <span class="xn-location">Malaysia</span>. Egencia operates dedicated points of sale throughout <span class="xn-location">Europe</span>, <span class="xn-location">North America</span> and Asia-Pacific.</p>
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    About Egencia, an Expedia, Inc. Company
    
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<p>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.</p>
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    For more information, go to www.egencia.com.

    
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<p>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.</p>
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For further information: For further information: Lauren Berg of Edelman, +1-312-233-1390, lauren.berg@edelman.com, for Egencia Web Site: http://www.egencia.com


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