Expedia reported remarkably strong earnings for the second quarter of 2014, and the company seems positioned to continue delivering sound performance. Given its strong results, this article takes a closer look at Expedia´s latest earnings conference call and highlight a few important takeaways for investors. Expedia is benefiting from three main growth drivers: Travel demand is growing strongly, and an increasingly bigger part of that demand is happening online and via mobile devices, so the size of the market opportunity is getting bigger for online travel players such as Expedia and its main competitor Priceline . Unlike Priceline, which has always done most of its business in international markets, Expedia has traditionally been more focused on the U.S. But the company is now expanding more aggressively on the global front, and this is having positive implications on overall growth rates. Get the full story at Nasdaq