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DATE OF REPORT (DATE OF EARLIEST EVENT REPORTED) November 30, 2011
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On November 30, 2011, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of Expedia, Inc. approved the award of an option to purchase 250,000 shares of Expedia common stock to Stephen Kaufer, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Expedias TripAdvisor subsidiary. The option was granted pursuant to the Expedia, Inc. Amended and Restated 2005 Stock and Annual Incentive Plan and will vest annually over four years, subject to completion of the previously announced spin-off of the TripAdvisor Media Group businesses from Expedia, Inc.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Lance A. Soliday|
|Chief Accounting Officer and Controller|
Dated: December 1, 2011