Expedia gets hotel boost

Expedia is signing a three-year agreement with The Louvre Hotel Group which will add more than 600 European properties to its branded websites.
The agreement, which includes some of the most prestigious hotels in the French market, such as Crillon, Hotel du Louvre, and Hotel Lutetia, will give Expedia customers greater access to Louvre inventory and rates. .

“We are very excited about this partnership with Louvre,” says Paul Brown, president, Partner Services Group, Expedia Inc. “It brings value and convenience to our customers and it represents yet another step forward in our commitment to form long-lasting and meaningful relationships with our valued supply partners.”

“This deal shows that our online travel business model continues to attract some of the world’s largest hotel companies that appreciate its value proposition,” says Henrik Kjellberg, senior vice president of international lodging and destination services at, Expedia Inc.

Added Steve Jacobs of The Louvre Hotel Group: “We are thrilled about this new partnership. Now, Louvre Hotels will be able to reach a wider audience with the help of Expedia’s reach and resources.”