For the 2025 Connectivity Partner Program, both Elite and Preferred partners will be eligible for the following potential benefits, unless otherwise noted.1
Connectivity partners can secure Elite or Preferred status in the 2025 Connectivity Partner Program by reaching specific goals and business and technical metrics under the categories listed.3
|Production / Growth||Connected Properties NBV & Connected Properties NBV Growth (YoY)|
|Partner engagement quality||Overall Partnership with EG through Annual Survey, Leadership engagement, Tech engagement, and commitment to partner with EG|
|Connection experience||Capability adoption and Capability Success Rates|
|Onboarding experience||Connectivity activation time|
|Marketplace enhancements||Commercial and Technical Optimization Initiatives|
System type requirements: Channel Manager, Property Management System (PMS), and/or Central Reservation System (CRS)
Technical requirements: Availability/Rates API with support for Expedia Traveler Preference (ETP), Booking Retrieval/ Notification API with support for Expedia Virtual Card (EVC) and Value Add Promotions (VAP), PCI compliance (where applicable)
The Connectivity Partner Program will operate on an annual basis:
Already participating and have questions? Contact your Connectivity Account Manager.
1 The list of benefits offered in the program is subject to change by Expedia and benefits with additional qualifying criteria or availability considerations are noted.
2 Expedia will determine in its sole discretion whether any API or capability is offered to connectivity partners qualified to receive this benefit.
3 Expedia will determine in its sole discretion whether connectivity partners are accepted or can remain in the program.