Expedia to add up to 100 new jobs in Springfield

Online travel leader to host a job fair to meet with local talent later this month

Expedia, Inc., the world’s leading online travel company, today announced plans to add up to 100 new jobs at its Springfield, Missouri location. Since establishing a presence in Springfield in 2001, Expedia, Inc. today has grown its local workforce to include more than 850 employees. 

“Springfield offers an impressive caliber of talent, and we very much look forward to growing our team here,” said Frank Zijlstra, Vice President of Global Financial Operations, Expedia, Inc. “We are an innovative company full of really passionate people, doing exciting things in technology and travel. What’s not to love about that?”

“Missouri’s well trained workforce, low taxes and great quality of life continue to bring new jobs and investments to Springfield and throughout the state,” said Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon “Expedia has been a strong employer in southwest Missouri for more than a decade and we look forward to working with them to ensure many more years of success in the Show-Me State.”