The service was launched in the US in June initially to a limited user base and with three partners; Tingo, and Choice Hotels. A batch of European markets is likely to get it next, although the task outside the US is complicated by local laws around data compliance. In an interview with Travolution, Joost Schreve, vice-president for mobile, said discussions were ongoing with all of the site’s meta-search partners about them benefitting from Instant Booking including Expedia, the OTA it became independent from in 2011. “We are essentially talking to all partners. We have on-going conversations with Expedia, we’ve not launched with them yet, but Expedia is one of them and is obviously important. Get the full story at Travolution