Expedia
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Expedia Reviews

Updated Apr 16, 2014
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76% Approve of the CEO

Expedia President and CEO Dara Khosrowshahi

Dara Khosrowshahi

(482 ratings)

64% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "Some groups have good work life balance, and the culture is positive and friendly"
    in 87 reviews
  • "Benefits include travel benefits and co-workers love to talk about travelling"
    in 52 reviews
Cons:
  • "Though work-life balance can make up for some of the difference"
    in 31 reviews
  • "Without close personal relationships to senior management you will hit a ceiling in your development"
    in 31 reviews
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Smart co-workers, good work/life balance

Applications Engineer (Current Employee)
Gurgaon, Haryana

I have been working at Expedia full-time for less than a year

ProsOk in terms of:
-Compensation
-Perks and benefits
-Good learning if you are an individual contributor

Cons-Few people are only good in politics and not more. Depends on your team.

Advice to Senior ManagementNo specific words

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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management sucks in India

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Expedia full-time for more than a year

ProsNearer to home town. Commutation facility.

Consbad management hires bad people. Culture is tending toward typical Service Oriented Company

Advice to Senior ManagementHire smart people so that they attract smart people too

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Expedia Gurgaon - A mix of All Things

Software Development Engineer II (Current Employee)
Gurgaon, Haryana

I have been working at Expedia full-time for more than a year

ProsNice work environment & Infrastructure
Quality Work - in some teams only
Free cab facility
Free Food

ConsDirty politics - almost everywhere
No Fun Activities for Employees
HR Policies are not streamlined for India
Limping HR

Advice to Senior ManagementAppoint good & honest people in sr. mgmt.
Start fun activities at work place for all employees

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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No employee welfare and poor leadership

Senior Technical Product Manager (Current Employee)
Gurgaon, Haryana

I have been working at Expedia full-time for less than a year

Prosonly free cab and free food but cost cutting is started now...cmpnies give benefits in start and then take it back.

Consvery poor management. all leaders in india are lazy and directors here never work. They have come from service industry and do not know how to manage and lead technology centre. Very high attrition rate and people getting fired now.

Advice to Senior Managementmy advice to directors. please change your perception about employees and bring positive vibes to team and trust employees atleast. please do so else you will loose all employees and put bad image in market

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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service based company and bad work culture

SDM (Current Employee)
Gurgaon, Haryana

I have been working at Expedia full-time for less than a year

Prosfree food but cost cutting is started now at the cost of quality of food

Consbad politics, favourism, no work, service like culture, HR to worst, no policies, no employee welfare, lazy and dull environment

Advice to Senior Managementchange ur perception about people. please work and don't sit idle.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Neither too good nor too bad. Salary is good but India center is not too much focused upon hence growth opportunities.

Software Development Engineer II (Current Employee)
Gurgaon, Haryana

I have been working at Expedia full-time for more than a year

Prossalary is good as compared to other companies

Consprofessional growth is limited due to lack of focus of management

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Best People, Best Policies, Best Work Culture and everything else is just too wonderful.

Senior Recruiter (Current Employee)
Gurgaon, Haryana

I have been working at Expedia full-time for less than a year

ProsBest People, Best Policies, Best Work Culture, Opportunities are tremendous

ConsYou got to be on your tows all the times to learn new technologies

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great experience and a lot of learning

Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Gurgaon, Haryana

I have been working at Expedia full-time for less than a year

ProsOpen Culture, Cutting Edge Tech. Exposure, Better Growth Prospect, Good Work-Life Balance, Innovative Travel/Tourism based company, Surrounded with real Techies

ConsBased on emotions, so be careful on communication.

Advice to Senior ManagementNA

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great Place to work, learn & have fun while your are at it

Senior Product Manager (Current Employee)
Gurgaon, Haryana

I have been working at Expedia full-time for more than a year

ProsExcellent culture, work-personal life balance, communication across levels, opportunities, global exposure, chance to work with one of the best minds in the industry

ConsNone that I can think of. I have nothing to complain.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Some of finest places to work

Software Engineer I (Current Employee)
Gurgaon, Haryana

I have been working at Expedia full-time for more than a year

ProsPays well.
Flexi timings.
Nice office.
Work from home can be taken by most (except few teams).
Leaves per year are fair.
Travel benefits to employees. (Obviously)
No time-in / time-outs.
Employee friendly culture.
A very positive vision for india office.

ConsPolicies & practices for india office are still, work in progress.
A lot of US dependency.
Changing teams is not easy.
Lack of team building activities.
The core work and decision taking is done in US

Advice to Senior ManagementWe need to do team building activities to pump enthusiasm.
We need to have strong leadership in India

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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