Launches two new Sites in Indonesia and Vietnam

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Sites Have Localised Languages and Content, and Offer More Than 135,000 Hotels

LONDON, May 12, 2011 -, the world's leading online accommodation provider, has today
announced the launch of two new sites in Indonesia and Vietnam, bringing the
total number worldwide to 77 including 15 in the Asia/Pacific region. With
more than 135,000 hotels on sale, the new websites are in local language and
feature every day deals and special promotions tailored to the local market.

David Roche - President,, said:
"This expansion demonstrates our commitment to bringing the
experience closer to our customers by providing more sites with localised and
highly relevant content. Indonesia and Vietnam are amongst the key growth
areas for online travel and, with our unsurpassed hotel offering, we believe
the new sites will prove attractive to both leisure and business travellers
in these markets."

Besides strong global and local content, users on all sites
enjoy access to more than two million unique user-generated hotel reviews as
well as some of the best room rates in the industry. Users can book online,
on a mobile device or by calling one of the dedicated 24/7 customer centres.
As the market leader in online hotel bookings, is able to
capitalise on its global size to negotiate competitive rates and provide
consumers with attractive deals.


As part of the Expedia, Inc. group which operates in all major markets,, the global hotel specialist, offers more than 135,000 quality
hotels, B&Bs and serviced apartments worldwide. If the customer can find the
same deal for less on a prepaid hotel, will match it.
benefits from one of the world's largest hotel contracting teams in the
industry, negotiating the best rates for its customers, plus there are 2
million reviews from users who have actually stayed in the hotels to ensure
customers make an informed choice when booking. The company currently
operates 77 sites around the world including 15 sites in 10
languages across Asia Pacific alone.

For further information Lizann Peppard, v-lpeppard at, mailto: +44(0)20-7019-2265, Alison Couper, acouper at, +44(0)20-7019-2360

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