Wednesday, July 2, 2008
Bye, Bye Expedia - Hello Orbitz for MSN
MSN users in the US and the UK will no longer be seeing Expedia as the portal's travel partner.
Up until this morning, Expedia has always been the primary travel provider to Microsoft's MSN.
Microsoft has inked a deal with Orbitz for MSN Travel.
Expedia was initially was owned by Microsoft and later became part of IAC /Interactive, and more-recently was spun off into it's own IAC-controlled group which includes Hotels.com, TripAdvisor, Hotwire and others.
Orbitz announced the deal late yesterday which includes ebookers.com (Their brand in the UK).
Staff edit Jul 2 PM