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News from EAN

Stay up-to-date with the latest EAN press releases and product updates.

press 18 Jun 2018

Expedia Group sponsors Women of Silicon Roundabout 2018

This June, Expedia Group are proudly sponsoring the Women of Silicon Roundabout 2018 Conference in London, with EAN's Ariane Gorin sharing her experience on ‘Why finding your voice and taking risks are career essentials?’​.

press 30 Apr 2018

Business travelers demand better choice and technology

​​​​High-quality consumer channels leading to low compliance in corporate travel; new report from Expedia Affiliate Network reveals how travel management companies are trying to keep up with the business traveler

product updates 15 Apr 2018

A new way to access EAN's Database Files

To make it easier for you, EAN recently introduced a new method for requesting files.

press 12 Apr 2018

Why it’s time to take a braver approach to travel loyalty

A new Travolution guest post by Ariane Gorin, President, Expedia Partner Solutions (EPS), looks at why loyalty in travel is at a crossroads.

press 09 Apr 2018

Driving loyalty through customer experience is the future for travel

Travel companies should leave behind the comfort of legacy solutions and focus on delivering quality, seamless experiences in order to gain long-term loyalty, says Travel Loyalty Report: A wake-up call for sleepwalking loyalty programs.

press 07 Mar 2018

Expedia Affiliate Network’s new travel API helps accelerate partners’ business growth

Expedia® Affiliate Network (EAN) is today announcing EAN Rapid, a new API solution which allows EAN’s partners to provide greater choice to their customers and is built with the flexibility to adapt to evolving partner business needs and growth targets.

product updates 28 Feb 2018

Better track your site placements with Google Analytics

​‘Custom Channel Groupings’ can be setup within Google Analytics to track placement performance data (such as the cross-sell widget) on your Hotels.com For Partners site.

product updates 26 Feb 2018

Grow your loyal audience through loyalty messaging

You can now include loyalty messaging on your hotel booking confirmation page and email within Hotels.com For Partners.

product updates 05 Feb 2018

Improvements to ChainCodeID within V3 API Database files

We will be updating the ChainCodeID values within the property database files in V3 API.

press 30 Jan 2018

Sabre empowers the travel industry to reimagine lodging with new aggregator content

Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), today announced agreements with Bedsonline, TravelBound and the Expedia® Affiliate Network (EAN) to make their content available in the new Sabre Content Services for Lodging.

press 23 Jan 2018

Expedia Affiliate Network and Gimmonix collaborate to bring more hotel supply to travel agents in the Middle East

EAN’s rates and availabilities for more than 400,000 accommodations worldwide are now available for travel sellers through Gimmonix’s Travolutionary platform

product updates 18 Jan 2018

Updates to our Geography Definitions

EAN will be updating the Geography Definitions within the API

press 15 Jan 2018

Expedia Affiliate Network and ANIXE join forces to expand hotel supply to Central and Eastern European travel markets

Travel providers in Central and Eastern Europe will now be able to access Expedia Affiliate Network’s (EAN) full suite of hotel accommodations, competitive rates and availabilities following an agreement with ANIXE.

press 19 Dec 2017

Five innovative travel-tech start-ups announced as ‘Hotel Jumpstart’ finalists

Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN) and Hotels.com™ today announced the top five finalists for Hotel Jumpstart, a mentorship-driven accelerator programme aimed at supporting the most innovative travel-tech start-ups of the future. ​

product updates 05 Dec 2017

Hotels.com For Partners - Paypal now available to UK and US POS

EAN has now added PayPal as an additional payment option through Hotels.com For Partners.

press 05 Dec 2017

Expedia Affiliate Network and Amadeus join forces to bring more hotel choice and rewards to travel sellers worldwide

​EAN’s rates and availabilities for over 350,000 accommodations worldwide are now available for travel sellers through Amadeus

product updates 12 Nov 2017

API - New train and metro station database

EAN has introduced a database file with the geography coordinates of train and metro stations.

press 25 Oct 2017

RoomIt by CWT® and Expedia Affiliate Network partner to provide hotel content for business travelers

RoomIt by CWT, the new hotel distribution division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, today announces a new agreement with Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN).

press 19 Oct 2017

Hotels.com and EAN to nurture next-gen travel disruptors

Europe’s most innovative travel-tech start-ups now have the chance to join a mentorship-driven accelerator programme with two of Expedia’s leading brands.

product updates 17 Oct 2017

Affiliate Voyager - New agent login requests and marketing fee module

Two additional features marketing commissions function and shorter agent provisioning (login creation)have been added into Affiliate Voyager.

product updates 08 Sep 2017

Affiliate Voyager - New features available

New features such as icons and new search filters are now available through EAN's world-class agent tool, Affiliate Voyager.

product updates 26 Jul 2017

New Manage My Booking Widget

EAN has recently launched a Manage My Booking widget to help enhance your post-booking experience.

press 15 Jun 2017

Expedia Affiliate Network joins GTMC

Expedia Affiliate Network is the latest industry partner to join the GTMC’s business travel network.

product updates 02 Jun 2017

EAN API image enhancements

​High-resolution images can now be easily identified by the EAN API, with the introduction of image-focused technology

product updates 01 Jun 2017

New bookable currencies now available

​10 new bookable currencies are now available on EAN’s V3 API and Affiliate Voyager.

product updates 21 May 2017

API new features - New content fields added

To provide travelers with more detail when shopping, EAN added 3 new content fields that deliver the check-in end time, minimum check-in age and more.

product updates 11 May 2017

Deals API Star Ratings parameters

Star Rating parameters have been added to the EAN Deals API to enable partners to identify deals associated to particular hotel star ratings.

press 10 May 2017

Saudia partners with Expedia Affiliate Network for holidays division launch

​Saudi Arabian Airlines​ (‘Saudia’), the national carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is entering into an agreement with Expedia® Affiliate Network (‘EAN’) in the launch of Saudia Holidays to offer tailored, world-class travel packages to the airline’s passengers.​

press 09 May 2017

Expedia Affiliate Network to support eSky’s global expansion through hotel partnership

​​Expedia® Affiliate Network (EAN) is celebrating its selection by eSky, a leading online travel agent (‘OTA’) in Central and Eastern Europe, for a hotel supply partnership that will help power the OTA’s continued expansion across Europe and Latin America.​

press 04 May 2017

Expedia Affiliate Network launches agent booking module for Affiliate Voyager

​Expedia® Affiliate Network (EAN) is today launching an agent booking module for its Affiliate Voyager product, equipping agents with complete visibility to make bookings directly on the customer’s behalf as well as manage customer enquiries.​

product updates 06 Apr 2017

EAN launches Affiliate Voyager

​EAN now offers partners an agent booking tool that provides access to book EAN rates with complete visibility on availability and all the detail they need to make and manage bookings.

press 03 Apr 2017

Expedia Affiliate Network and Sabre open up expanded hotel supply to agents

Travel agents will now be able to instantly book Expedia, Inc hotel rates through the Sabre travel marketplace and access a larger property supply, following a successful trial phase between Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN) and Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) launched last August.

press 23 Mar 2017

Norwegian launches partnership with Expedia Affiliate Network

​Norwegian​ has forged a global partnership with Expedia Affiliate Network to offer special hotel rates as it gears up to add 10 new US routes from the UK and Ireland this summer.

product updates 15 Mar 2017

Deals Finder new filtering capabilities

​Partners can now filter by hotel chains and/or independents through the EAN Deals Finder.

press 10 Mar 2017

ITB Berlin: Expedia Affiliate Network launches new Deals Finder tool

Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN) launched its new Deals Finder tool with advanced filtering tools to the market at ITB in Berlin this week.

product updates 08 Feb 2017

EAN launches Deals Finder tool

EAN have launched their most powerful merchandising tool yet. Help your marketing team find the right deals for their strategy with EAN Deals Finder.

product updates 16 Dec 2016

New Manage My Bookings now live

All partner sites previously hosted on the Chameleon Template (‘hosted site’, aka TravelNow) will be redirected to the new 'Manage My Bookings' service by the first week of December when we complete the decommissioning of the Chameleon solution.

product updates 29 Nov 2016

V3 Deals API now available

The V3 Deals API is now available for you to create effective deal campaigns on your sites and offline channels. You will be able to merchandise EAN’s hotel deals across your sites, email marketing campaigns or other merchandising channels.

product updates 12 Oct 2016

Changes to geography definitions & destination IDs

We are currently optimizing our geography capabilities with new geographical definitions and more.

product updates 12 Oct 2016

Deals File now available on Insights

The EAN Deals File, that provides you with all the current and future deals that you can market to travelers, is now available on Insights.

product updates 09 Sep 2016

EAN launches Hotels.com For Partners

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new template solution Hotels.com for Partners, a new online platform that allows partners to white label or co-brand with Hotels.com.

press 02 Aug 2016

Sabre expands hotel choices with Expedia Affiliate Network, giving agents more options for travelers

Travel consultants all over the world now have 63,000 more reasons to prefer the Sabre travel marketplace as their Global Distribution System (GDS) of choice, thanks to a participation agreement between Sabre and Expedia® Affiliate Network (EAN).

press 21 Jul 2016

Multiplus partners with Expedia Affiliate Network to offer hotels to customers

One of the largest hotel catalogs in the world is now available on the Multiplus marketplace, offering an additional way to accrue membership points

product updates 07 Jul 2016

Hotels.com launch new partnership with CarTrawler

CarTrawler, the leading online travel technology platform, has today announced a partnership with Hotels.com™, the online accommodation booking website.

press 23 Jun 2016

Expedia Affiliate Network and Hotels.com launch new online booking platform for travel industry

Expedia® Affiliate Network (EAN) has today launched Hotels.com™ for Partners, a new online platform that allows partners such as airlines and travel companies to white label or co-brand with Hotels.com™, and access its huge list of hotel rates and availabilities, increasing customer loyalty and traveler spend as a result.

press 06 May 2016

Expedia Senior Manager Fritz Oberhummer Named Phocuswright Young Leader

Fritz Oberhummer, Senior Account Manager EMEA, Expedia Affiliate Network Brand, was named as one of Phocuswright’s 35 Young Leaders Class of 2016

press 15 Mar 2016

Hotelplan Suisse boosts hotel offering with Expedia Affiliate Network

​Hotelplan Suisse customers can take advantage of 150,000 more accommodation opportunities with immediate effect – and at attractive rates. Thanks to the cooperation with Expedia® Affiliate Network (EAN) and the “Player-Hub” technology, the Swiss tour operator can expand both its B2C and B2B offerings.​

press 01 Mar 2016

Expedia Affiliate Network confirms presence at ITB Berlin’s 50th Anniversary Show

Expedia® Affiliate Network (EAN), a division of the Expedia Group, one of the world’s largest travel companies, today has confirmed presence at the upcoming ITB Berlin show.

press 17 Nov 2015

MCI partners with Expedia to expand event accommodation options

At IBTM World, global meetings and events agency MCI announced an exciting collaboration with Expedia® Affiliate Network (EAN), a division of Expedia Inc., one of the world’s leading online travel companies with an extensive portfolio that includes some of the world’s most trusted online travel brands.

press 10 Nov 2015

Phocuswright Recognizes Expedia Director Eva Ducruezet

​Expedia® Affiliate Network (EAN), a division of the Expedia group, one of the world’s leading online travel companies, announced today that Eva Ducruezet, Director of Strategic Initiatives, was selected as one of Phocuswright’s 35 Under 35 in the Phocuswright Young Leaders Summit

press 28 Sep 2015

Billian IT Solutions partners up with the Expedia Affiliate Network

​Billian IT Solutions is proud to announce that it will be joining forces with the Expedia® Affiliate Network (EAN) to allow Travelflow customers access to a wide range of hotel content.

press 02 Sep 2015

Expedia, Inc. And American Airlines Group Expand Partnership Bringing More Choices To Travelers

​BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia, Inc. EXPE, +0.14%AAL, -0.65% for distribution of American Airlines and US Airways flights on Expedia, Travelocity and Hotwire sites. In addition, the Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN) and AA Vacations announced entry into a partnership for EAN to supply hotel content via www.aa.com.

press 03 Jun 2015

Travel.ch and Expedia Affiliate Network clinch cooperation deal

​Switzerland-based city travel specialist travel.ch has entered into partnership with the US online travel portal Expedia® Affiliate Network. Under the deal, travel.ch clients will now be able to access 70,000 additional hotels – and benefit from even lower prices.​

press 29 May 2015

Expedia Affiliate Network signs agreement with almundo.com to expand its Hotel offering

Expedia® Affiliate Network (EAN) is working with almundo.com to provide technology solutions and access to global hotel content in order to strengthen their hotel marketing and booking content for hotels and vacation packages; available in their multiple service channels that almundo.com has in 18 countries in Latin America.

press 20 Apr 2015

EventBlocks.com announces partnership with Expedia Affiliate Network

​EventBlocks, a comparison site for hotel rates at large events, announces its partnership with Expedia® Affiliate Network (EAN), a division of Expedia, Inc., one of the world’s largest online travel companies.

press 17 Apr 2015

Fness strengthens relationship with EAN, Increases response time to customers

​Expedia® Affiliate Network (EAN) has offered their call center backend tool, Voyager, to Fness for the purpose of increasing their service level and response time to their customers.

press 31 Mar 2015

Expedia Affiliate Network joins the OpenJaw Preferred Supplier Programme

Leading online technology partner to the world’s largest travel brands, OpenJaw Technologies a Guestlogix company, today announced that Expedia® Affiliate Network (EAN), a division of one of the world’s largest online travel companies, Expedia, Inc., has joined its Preferred Supplier Programme.

press 18 Mar 2015

Expedia Affiliate Network and peakwork form strategic partnership

​​Expedia Affiliate Network hotel offers available in peakwork's Player-Hub network Expedia® Affiliate Network (EAN) will be working with peakwork’s Player-Hub technology: EAN uses the fast growing distribution platform in order to sell hotel only offers and hotel products for dynamic packaging. ​

press 26 Feb 2015

Expedia Affiliate Network identifies ITB Berlin as a key show to new growth and strengthened relationships with partners

Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN) has identified the ITB Berlin tradeshow as a key component to future partnership expansion and existing relationship growth. ITB Berlin, which takes place on 4-8 March, will attract more that 22,000 convention participants from across the globe including many existing EAN partners.