Well we did say so in the original post re Expedia Agreement in 2013 with Travelocity. We were not alone, most of the travel trade saw the writing on the wall. It’s not a done deal but the Federal Trade Commission posted on January 14 that such an application was in the works.
Expedia Inc. spokesperson Sarah Waffle Gavin said “We can confirm that we have received early termination from the FTC on our HSR filing but have no additional information to share at this time.”
Under the 2013 agreement, Expedia has certain options to acquire Sabre’s Travelocity for a fair market price. And that seems to be moving forward now.
Read the full article for details at http://skift.com/2015/01/16/expedia-closing-in-on-acquisition-of-travelocity-from-sabre/