Internship – Japan – Market Associate Intern 2020 at Expedia Group

The world's travel platform


Internship – Japan – Market Associate Intern 2020


- Effectively consult with hotel partners to secure competitive rates and deliver improved metrics; improve product competitiveness through effective price negotiations
- Optimize content, rate and availability competitiveness on the Expedia sites to improve customer conversion
- Evaluate market trends and competitor activity through market analysis
- Implement strategies which ensure reasonable pricing for your customers
- Review the quality of rates, inventory, and content on Expedia sites against competitors
- Prospect new hotels and/or regional chains
- Participate in contract negotiations as needed
- Support the process of onboarding new partners
- Educate current partners on the full use of Expedia’s products and tools
- Demonstrate the passion to be in one of the most exciting teams at Expedia

Requirements & Preferences

- Bachelor’s Degree; major in tourism or hospitality a plus but not required
- Anticipated graduation in 2020 or 2021
- Preference will be given to students in their penultimate year of study
- Eligibility to work in Japan
- Drive for results
- High impact personality: intellectual agility, entrepreneurship, empathy in the relationship, great teammate
- Hungry, determined, motivated, willing to take action and results-focused
- Organization and time management skills, rigor, attention to details
- Proven follow-up/persistence when facing challenging situations
- Ability to multi-task effectively and be able to change gears quickly without skipping a beat

What we're doing.

Expedia Group is one of world's largest travel platforms. We help knock down the barriers to travel, making it easier, more enjoyable, more attainable and more accessible. We are here to bring the world within reach for customers and partners around the globe. We leverage our platform and technology capabilities across an extensive portfolio of businesses and brands to orchestrate the movement of people and the delivery of travel experiences on a both local and global scale.

Why we're doing.

<Our Purpose>
Our purpose is to bring the world within reach.

<Strategic Imperatives>
1. We Will be Locally Relevant on a Global Basis
2. We Will be Customer Centric
3. We Will Attract and Engage the World of Travel Suppliers
4. We Will Power Other Industry Partners
5. We Will Continuously Improve Our Platform with Data and Tech
6. We Will be the Place where Exceptional People Who Share our Passion for Tech and Travel Want to do their Best Work

<Expedia Group’s Guiding Principles>
1. Put Yourself in the Shoes of our Customers and Partners
2. One Team, Group First
3. Have a Bias to Action
4. Relentlessly Strive for Better
5. Think Big and Small
6. Be Data Driven and Business Judgment Led
7. Simplify
8. Be Open and Honest
Be Humble
Be Positive. Assume Positive Intent

Salary / Fringe Benefits / Perks

Your Internship will include:

- Dedicated support from a manager and mentor for the summer
- Social events, community events, and learning events
- Hotel Discounts


1-9-10, Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo

Company info

Rich Barton


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