Priceline

Operates Internet travel sites.

Headquarters:
800 Connecticut Ave.
Norwalk, CT 06854
Employees: 9,500
CEO: Jeffrey Boyd

Stock Symbol: PCLN

Website: http://www.priceline.com

Career Site

The Priceline Group is a leader in global online hotel reservations, with over 275,000 participating hotels worldwide. The Group is composed of four primary brands - Booking.com, Priceline.com, Agoda.com and Rentalcars.com - and several ancillary brands. The Priceline Group provides online travel services in over 180 countries in Europe, North America, South America, the Asia-Pacific region, the Middle East and Africa.

Priceline.com says that Booking.com is Europe’s largest and fastest growing hotel reservation service, with a network of affiliated Web sites. Booking.com operates in 76 countries in 25 languages and offers its customers access to over 235,000 participating hotels worldwide.

In addition to its Name Your Own Price travel services, priceline.com also operates the following sites: Travelweb.com, Lowestfare.com and BreezeNet.com.

In 2012, the company reported revenues of $5.26 billion and net income of $1.4 billion.

Stock in Priceline now trades at over $1,000 per share.

History

Priceline launched its Internet site on April 6, 1998. The company went public on March 29, 1999. Star Trek actor William Shatner has appeared in numerous television commercials promoting Priceline.

Priceline acquired Kayak Software in 2012, a travel search site, for $1.8 billion.

Benefits

- Competitive Salaries
- Annual Bonus eligibility
- Medical and Dental Coverage
- 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan with Company Match
- Paid Time Off
- Travel Agent Discount Benefits

Updated November 11, 2013

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