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Headquarters San Francisco, CA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Operated By Expedia
Founded 2000
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Consumer Services
Revenue $10 to $25 million (USD) per year

Hotwire negotiates deep discounts from its travel suppliers to help travelers book unsold airline seats, hotel rooms and rental cars at significant savings. Our partners allow us access to their unsold inventory -- at big savings. By showing the name of our travel partner after customer’s book, Hotwire can get them travel deals that are significantly below published prices.

Hotwire, an equal opportunity employer, offers an exciting opportunity for bright talent looking for work that keeps them inspired. We provide competitive compensation, performance bonus and the...

Hotwire – Why Work For Us?

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Working with us is all about inspiration, challenge, collaboration and having a say in what you do. Hotwire’s got the energy of a startup, PLUS, the stability of being part of the Expedia family of companies -- the largest travel company in the world! As a travel company, our business gets people out of their ordinary routines and into journeys that often surpass their dreams! As part of our company culture, we are passionate about helping our customers find the best travel deals and we’re constantly talking to them to understand how we can create better travel experiences. Strong emphasis on collaboration and teamwork is the norm, not to mention that we consistently make time to celebrate our awesome accomplishments and each other!

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Working at Hotwire

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47% Approve of the CEO   21 ratings

Hotwire President Henrik Kjellberg

Henrik Kjellberg


Fantastic company & extraordinary workforce

  Current Risk Management in San Francisco, CA

Pros: This is hands down the best job I have ever had and the best company I have ever worked for in my career! Some of the perks may be typical for San Francisco but Hotwire has a unique advantage since it is a fairly small company with a big corporate… Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in San Francisco, CA Apr 2011 – Reviewed Jun 16, 2014

Interview Details – The process was a smooth! The personality part was the best part of the interview! The team here at the San Francisco office made the transition smooth and painless. I thought I was one of the family, It was the first week!Full Interview

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Hotwire Awards & Accolades

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Silver for General Website (Travel Category), W3 Awards, 2011
Leading Provider of Outstanding Ground Transportation Deals, Travelzoo Awards, 2011
Best Mobile Web Site, Eye for Travel Awards, 2012
Magellan Award (Online Travel Services – Trip Planning), Travel Weekly, 2012
Best Travel Mobile Website, Web Marketing Association, 2012
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