Skip to comments.Obama campaign uses company with operations in India and China to book travel
Posted on 06/26/2012 11:09:37 AM PDT by Perdogg
A new ad from President Obamas re-election campaign calls Mitt Romney Outsourcer-in-Chief, accusing the former businessman and presumptive Republican presidential nominee of overseeing companies that shipped jobs to China and India while leading Bain Capital.
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Remember when Obama blamed ATM machines and online travel agencies on the recession? He went as far as tell Americans to not book online but instead visit a physical travel agency in the neighborhood.
I remembered that because I have an internet based travel site.
Fer crissakes, Expedia is an international company, so having multiple call centers means better service for every customer, in the US or elsewhere.
Hey...I bet he drinks CocaCola with his Big Mac...and they have offshore locations. Has he NO decency?
OBAMA: "One of the challenges in terms of rebuilding our economy is businesses have gotten so efficient, that, uh, when was the last time somebody went to a bank teller? Instead of using an ATM. Or, used a travel agent instead of going online. A lot of jobs out that that used to require people now have become automated."
“Egencia is a corporate travel division of the online travel company Expedia and, according to its website, has call center operations around the world.”
From Wikipedia-”Expedia is an Internet-based travel website based in the US with localised sites for 22 countries (Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, UK, US)”
Not surprising, but rather devastating to the Obama that they would use a travel agency that would have offices in these strange foreign lands.
They also need to look at the charter airlines the campaign is using as it is possible that those airlines may even fly to foreign destinations.
It goes much deeper than a travel agency that for whatever reason would actually have offices in strange foreign lands and even book Americans to travel to these strange lands.
How about the airlines that his staff may use to travel?
Suppose they fly on Delta, United or American Airlines which all fly to these foreign countries and even have offices in these strange nations?
It amuses me that the administration can’t hide any more. What a hypocrite the president is.
Egencia, an Expedia Inc. company, delivers a complete corporate travel offering supported by global market expertise and a best-in-class technology platform
Expedia was started by Microsoft and later spun off as a multi-billion dollar company because it was “no longer about software intensive technology” and they were “concerned that they would not do their best at this.”
Court casesIn October 2011, Expedia was fined 367,000 for “misleading marketing practices” by a Paris court. Expedia was found to be routinely reporting hotels as “full” and directing the customer to other nearby hotels when rooms were still available.
In December 2010, listings for AMR Corporation, parent of American Airlines and American Eagle Airlines, were removed from Expedia’s site. The decision resulted from a dispute over the degree of access to the site’s customers. AMR reversed its decision in April 2011, allowing tickets to once again be sold through the aggregate site.
Seems he’s also “outsourcing” the tally of votes in November, too—contact your congresscritters:
snip-The United States of America has a brand new private VOTE COUNTING company that the Obama administration has personally handpicked.
The company is called Scytl and it is based in Michelle Obamas most favorite vacation spot, Barcelona, Spain.
“Expedia was started by Microsoft...”
And Microsoft sells software and has offices all over the world and I bet that the Obama campaign may even use some Microsoft products in their campaign offices.
It all begins to build the case that Obama is not for the American worker as it is obvious that they use companies that have offices on foreign nations.
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