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Expedia Group Overview

London, England
10000+ employees
1996
Company - Public (EXPE )
Internet
£5 to £10 billion (GBP) per year
At Expedia Group, we put people first. Our travelers, our teams and our partners are our priority because we recognize the importance of what we do. Our role is to make travel more accessible because it has the power to make people's lives better &ndash ... Read more

Mission: We are the world’s travel platform. Our purpose is to bring the world within reach.

Strategic Imperatives:
We Will be Locally Relevant on a Global Basis
We Will be Customer Centric
We Will Attract and Engage the World ... Read more


Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2018 (#14), 2017 (#1), 2016 (#1), 2015 (#25)

Top CEOs: 2017 (#9), 2016 (#8), 2015 (#19)

Best Places to Interview: 2017 (#12)

Company Updates

  • Meet Leslie Ekas, Vice President, Financial Systems & Core Transaction Services (FCTS) #lifeatexpedia http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQxqW

    Career Check-In with Leslie Ekas

    What does your typical workday look like? Meetings, meetings, and meetings. I coordinate with FCTS partners and customers to ensure we are moving forward and I work with my team to understand our work and ensure the teams have what they need.

  • Adriana Segovia, Area Manager for Expedia Lodging Partner Services, shares her career journey and lessons learned along the way. #lifeatexpedia http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQxqU

    Three principles to apply in your professional journey

    Over my professional career, I have taken several professional development courses and received advice from many people but there's nothing more important than these three fundamentals I have learned: 1) Be now the person you aspire to be, 2) Challenge the Status Quo, and 3) Own your Career.

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Expedia Group – Why Work For Us?


At Expedia Group, we put people first.  Our travelers, our teams and our partners are our priority because we recognize the importance of what we do.  We are the world’s travel platform, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world’s most trusted online travel brands.

Travel makes people better, makes the world better, but it can be complicated and frustrating.  Our role is to overcome these challenges, to make travel more accessible and people's lives better – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them to tools to do so. 

Join the company where people are empowered to work together to bring the world within reach. Learn more at https://lifeatexpedia.com/.

Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, lastminute.com.au®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®. 

Expedia Group Guiding Principles

We put people first at Expedia Group.  It's our job as the world's travel platform to solve the problems and challenges that stand in the way for travelers and our partners.  We can't do that without our people.  We're a team of talented and diverse people from all over the world, who are strongest when we work together.  We solve problems and create ideas, we learn and we grow – and we commit to do so with a set of guiding principles.  These 10 principles outline not only our approach but also our attitude to all that we do here at Expedia Group. 

1. Put Yourself in the Shoes of our Customers and Partners

2. One Team, Group First  

3. Have a Bias to Action

4. Relentlessly Strive for Better

5. Think Big and Small

6. Be Data Driven and Business Judgment Led

7. Simplify

8. Be Open and Honest 

9. Be Humble

10. Be Positive, Assume Positive Intent

Expedia Cares 

Travel is a force for good.  It connects us culturally, emotionally and physically – it opens our eyes, our minds and our hearts.  And it changes how you see your place in the world.  Expedia's employees have the chance to see amazing things and explore new communities, but they are also encouraged to make a difference.  Through Expedia Cares, they can fight against inequality in all forms, help to shift circumstance and drive change in places that need it most. 

Giving @ Work

Our commitment is about more than giving back in our communities.  It's about making a difference, and is a direct reflection of the interests and passions of our more than 22,000 employees worldwide.  To find out more about our giving efforts, check out our Expedia Cares website.


The Pillars of Expedia Cares

Matching Gifts & Volunteer Hour Match

We’re humbled by our team’s passion for individual giving and volunteering.  That’s why we honor their commitment by matching donations and the value of the time they volunteer – to reinforce their significant efforts and support the organizations they care about most.

Global & Local Volunteer Committees

Grassroots volunteer efforts contribute to the unique community cultivated at Expedia Group.  Our initiative, innovation, and compassion aren’t just reserved for work, they extend into all aspects of our lives.  That’s why many locations have employee-driven committees that source, plan and staff local volunteer opportunities, benefiting a variety of local causes.

Global Day of Caring & Global Month of Caring

This signature volunteering event is an extension of our team’s passion for giving back in their own communities.  Hosted in more than 50 countries during our Month of Giving, this event provides all Expedians the opportunity to join together, giving their time and talents to make meaningful contributions where they work and live.

Global Ambassador Program

Often called “the coolest field trip ever,” this program takes Expedians to a challenged destination, immersing them in the local culture to understand how we can help support tourism and sustainable living in the area.  The impact of these journeys is long-lasting, breaking down barriers and unveiling new possibilities for how we can impact the world together.

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    - Culture
    - More focus on base salary rather than bonus
    - Entrepreneurial
    - Ability to influence
    - Travel perks
    - Role development

    Cons

    To be confirmed as of yet

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Expedia Group Photos

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Expedia Group Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Expedia Group (London, England).

    Interview

    An initial phone screen by recruiter, followed by an in-person 1h interview by hiring manager (mostly about past experience & profile), followed by The Loop: x4 45min interviews by main business stakeholders and Directors testing various skillsets from Problem Solving to analytical thinking..

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a product you admire? > Congrats you are the CEO, now what would you change first about the product?   Answer Question
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Expedia Group Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work, Glassdoor, 2017
  • Employees’ Choice Award - Best Places to Work UK, Glassdoor, 2015
  • Glassdoor's Highest Rated CEO's 2017, Glassdoor, 2017
  • Best Place to Work(#3), King 5 Best of Western Washington, 2015
  • Best Place to Work(#1), Glassdoor, 2016
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