Expedia Endorses Marriage
More great news for Washington state!
Washington United for Marriage, the coalition working to defend the state's bipartisan marriage law, today announced that Expedia, the world's largest online travel company with household brands like Expedia.com, Hotels.com, Classic Vacations and Hotwire, has endorsed the freedom to marry and the effort to approve Referendum 74 this November. Headquartered in Bellevue, Expedia has 2,270 employees in Washington State and 8,900 worldwide.Boycott away, you know who.
In its statement President and CEO Dara Khosrowshahi wrote, in part "As the world's largest online travel company -- with operations in well over 30 countries -- we know firsthand that the world is a diverse place. [snip] Supporting the legislation recently passed in Washington State -- which provides same-sex couples with the same right to civil marriage that opposite sex couples already enjoy -- is a natural extension of our ongoing commitment to the LGBT community."