Ms. Mieke De Schepper is the Vice President for Asia Pacific of Expedia Inc. and is responsible for the hotel relationships to support various brands (Expedia, Hotels.com, Wotif, AirAsiaGo etc.). Previously, Mieke was Managing Director of Philips Lighting Singapore, Myanmar, Brunei and other frontier markets before her appointment as the Senior Director of Consumer Lighting Marketing and Sales in Philips Lighting, Asia Pacific region. Prior to Philips, Mieke was a consultant in McKinsey & Company, based in Europe. Mieke is also the President of the Dutch Chamber of Commerce in Singapore. A Dutch national, Mieke moved to Singapore in 2004, her home ever since. Mieke holds an MBA from INSEAD and an MSc in Industrial Design Engineering from the Delft University of Technology.
Expedia.com is a travel website owned by Expedia Inc. The website can be used to book airline tickets, hotel reservations, car rentals, cruises, vacation packages and various attractions and services via the World Wide Web and telephone travel agents. The site uses multiple global distribution systems like Amadeus or the Sabre reservation systems for flights and for hotels, Worldspan and Pegasus, along with its own hotel reservation system for contracted, bulk-rate reservations.
In addition to the United States, there are localized sites for: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, UK, US, and Vietnam.