Expedia has been gobbling up online travel competitors recently. It just announced an agreement to buy Orbitz for $1.34 billion, following an agreement to acquire Travelocity for $280 million in January. To what does Expedia attribute its success? For one thing, its mobile strategy, according to Jerald Singh, head of mobile products at Expedia.
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