Conrad Lee, Mayor of the City of Bellevue and longstanding EDC Board Member, is equally happy that this new facility will call his city home. “We’re very excited to welcome Booking.com to the Eastside,” said Lee. “This fast-growing global company will add to Bellevue’s reputation as an ever-increasing center for international business. Bellevue has been a steadfast member of the EDC for many years and we partner closely with them in assisting companies like Booking.com that are interested in expanding to this area. It’s a win-win for everyone involved.”About the Economic Development Council Seattle and King County Founded in 1971, the Economic Development Council of Seattle and King County (EDC) is a public-private economic development partnership encompassing King County and its 39 cities. The organization serves as the first point of contact for site selection consultants and company analysts looking to expand or relocate businesses in King County. The EDC provides one-on-one, confidential consulting services, free-of-charge, to individual businesses seeking to establish, expand or relocate to Seattle and King County. For more information, visit us online at http://edc-seaking.org/. About Booking.com Booking.com is the world leader in booking hotel and other accommodation online. It guarantees the best prices for any type of property – from small independents to five-star luxury. Guests can access the Booking.com website anytime, anywhere from their desktops, mobile phones and tablet devices, and they don’t pay booking fees – ever. The Booking.com website is available in 41 languages, offers over 325,000+ hotels and accommodations in 184 countries, features over 22+ million reviews written by guests after their stay, and attracts online visitors from both leisure and business markets around the globe. With over 16 years of experience and a team of over 5,500+ dedicated employees in 100+ offices worldwide, Booking.com operates its own in-house customer service team who are available 24/7 to assist guests in their native languages and ensure an exceptional customer experience. Established in 1996, Booking.com B.V. owns and operates Booking.com™, and is part of the Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN). Follow us on Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, like us on Facebook, or learn more at http://www.booking.com.