Expedia Group Academy

Industry Overviews

Deserae Wood



Industry Overviews

Are you interested in growing your current passion within a certain travel sector, or have you been intrigued about a different area but not sure where to start? Within the industry overviews module, learn more about the various sectors that make up our travel industry including lodging, air, and combo course that includes activities, car rental, and cruise. These courses are designed to give you overviews of each individual travel segments to help you better understand the entire ecosystem of the travel industry .


Lodging

The lodging overview will introduces concepts like lodging categories, main players, product tiers, types of lodging, career roles, and how the traditional lodging works. We also provide a review of connectivity, vacation rentals, and hear from industry professionals and their take on working in the lodging industry.

Learning documents and videos

Click on the individual links below to dive into the lodging industry.

Désirée van den Goorbergh, Senior Director, Product Expedia Group takes us through lodging connectivity. Watch the video below.

A Day in the Life of Vacation Rentals

A four part series on the vacation rental side of the lodging industry.


Voice of Industry Interviews

Below are interviews from lodging industry professionals talking about their career path in the travel industry. Click on a partners name and listen to their journey.


Air

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work in the airline industry? Or maybe there is a piece of knowledge you are missing. In this course you will get an overview of the airline industry, hear from air industry professionals about working in the air business.

Learning documents

Click on the individual links below to dive into the air industry.

Voice of Industry Interviews

Listen to Egencia’s Vice President of Connectivity & Platform Andy Dyer interviews Alaska Airlines David Besse on his career in the airline industry.


Activities

Learning documents and videos

An introduction to how activities play a role in the travel industry. Click on the individual links below to dive into the activities world.

Voice of Industry Interviews

Listen to Expedia Group’s Director of Account Management, Kasia Jawien interview City Wonders Founder & CEO, Simone Gozzi about his career path.


Car Rental

Learning documents

An introduction to Car Rental categories, classifications and roles. Click on the individual links below to dive into the car rental industry.

Voice of Industry Interviews

Expedia Group’s Vice President of Global Car & Transport, Sue Spinney interviews Enterprise Holdings Global Talent Acquisition, Marie Artim about her career path.


Cruise

Learning document

An introduction to the cruise industry. Click on the individual links below to dive into the cruise industry.

Voice of Industry Interviews

Leading through adversity – Expedia Group’s Senior Vice President of Transport & Cruise Greg Schulze interviews Celebrity Cruises President & CEO Lisa Lutoff-Perlo.


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