VIETNAM AIRLINES AND EXPEDIA GROUP SIGN MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
Expanded relationship to drive international growth with fares and inventory now available globally on Expedia Group’s platform
Vietnam’s flag carrier, Vietnam Airlines, and Expedia Group, one of the world's largest travel companies, announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), expanding their existing relationship to a global scale. The agreement will promote and facilitate travel bookings and sales through Expedia Group's global online platform. The two parties intend to collaborate in areas of mutual interest to enhance customer experience, expand market reach, and increase revenue streams.
Pictured: Mohit Chandiramani, Director, Global Air Accounts, Expedia and Pham Thi Nguyet, Director of Marketing and Sales, Vietnam Airlines exchanged the MOU
The agreement will see Vietnam Airlines’ fares and inventory available on Expedia Group’s platform, ensuring real-time availability, accurate pricing, and seamless booking processes. Vietnam Airlines will also be engaging Expedia Group Media Solutions to increase the airline’s brand awareness and promote its flights to Expedia Group’s global customer base.
“Vietnam Airlines is pleased to build on the existing agreement with Expedia Group to capture the robust growth of travel demand in the region. We are excited to expand our presence on a global scale and attract many more travellers around the world to explore the mesmerising destinations in Vietnam through our expansive network. This agreement will bring a better experience for our customers when flying Vietnam’s national carrier,” said Dang Anh Tuan, Executive Vice President, Vietnam Airlines.
“As travel recovery continues in Asia, Expedia Group is committed to expanding opportunities to experience this unique region,” says Greg Schulze, Senior Vice President, Strategic Travel Partners at Expedia Group. “Over the years, we have had a great relationship with Vietnam Airlines in select markets and we are proud to further expand upon that on a global scale. Together, we look forward to driving incremental growth and increasing its brand awareness around the world.”
ABOUT VIETNAM AIRLINES
Vietnam Airlines is the flag carrier of Vietnam and a leading carrier in Southeast Asia, connecting the world’s most thriving cities to mesmerising travel destinations across both its regional neighbourhood and the greater globe by operating 97 routes to 21 domestic and 29 international destinations. Vietnam Airlines has spearheaded Vietnam’s aviation market – one of the fastest-growing domestic markets in the world – throughout 30 years of development at a double-digit annual growth rate. Positioning itself as a modern airline with an internationally recognizable brand, Vietnam Airlines aims to be designated as a five-star, leading Asian airline.
ABOUT EXPEDIA GROUP
Expedia Group, Inc. companies power travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travellers. Our organisation is made up of three pillars: Expedia Product & Technology, focused on the group’s product and technical strategy and offerings; Expedia Brands, housing all our consumer brands; and Expedia for Business, consisting of business-to-business solutions and relationships throughout the travel ecosystem. The Expedia Group family of brands includes: Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.
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