Awards & Accolades

We’re honored to be recognized for our commitment to our people, our industry innovation and our work with communities around the world.? Here are a few of the recent awards we’ve been honored to receive:




  • Expedia, Inc. received a perfect score of 100 percent and is recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality,” according to the Human Rights Campaign’s annual Corporate Equality Index (CEI).
  • Fortune?names Expedia, Inc. as one of the 30 Best Workplaces in Technology.




  • Mark Okerstrom is named the?Chief Financial Officer of the Year?by?Puget Sound Business Journal?in the “Public Company with Revenue of More Than $500 Million” category.? The awards recognize exceptional financial stewardship and leadership in companies, industries and communities.
  • Expedia, Inc. is named?Best Large Business + Office Space?by?425 Magazine?for the second?time.
  • Expedia, Inc. is recognized as a?Top Corporate Philanthropist?by?Puget Sound Business Journal.


  • Expedia?is named?#1?on the list of?Coolest Companies to Work for in Seattle?by O.C. Tanner, a consulting firm specializing in global appreciation/recognition program solutions.
  • Expedia, Inc’s CEO,?Dara Khosrowshahi is an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award recipient, recognizing?entrepreneurial excellence in the Pacific Northwest.
  • Expedia, Inc. is honored with Outstanding Employee Volunteer Program of the Year award at United Way’s?Spirit of Caring Awards?in Bellevue.
  • Expedia is named “World’s Leading Online Travel Agency Website”?based on consumer and industry votes at the 20th annual?World Travel Awards.


  • Expedia Local Expert is named one of?Hawaii’s Best Places to Work?by?Hawaii Business Magazine.? The concierge and destination experiences provider offers local expertise and an array of activities and excursions throughout Hawaii.
  • LinkedIn names Expedia, Inc. a Most InDemand Employer in 2012.? Expedia joins other very recognizable brands in the?Top 20 InDemand Employers List, based on the actions of more than 175 million professionals on LinkedIn.
  • Fortune?names Expedia, Inc. among World’s Most Admired Companies in 2012, with a rank of?#5?in the?Internet Services & Retailing industry.? For the fourth time, Expedia was the only Online Travel Agency to break into the top five.


  • Expedia finishes Number One in Customer Loyalty?in the Brand Keys Customer Loyalty Engagement Index.? The Index is based on 35,000 customer interviews each quarter and ranks customers’ relationships with brands in 75 categories.
  • Hotwire is awarded top ranking among hotel travel websites on the?Market Metrix Hospitality Index (MMHI)?in June 2011.? Hotwire has repeatedly received the top ranking from MMHI.
  • U.S. is named Best Overall Customer Experience?by?Keynote Competitive Research.? The Keynote study examines nine of the top online travel websites in the U.S., with the rankings based on data collected through Keynote and responses from 1,800 real users.