Expedia Challenge

Contest begins: September 3
Contest ends: 11:59 pm, Monday 4 November 2013 UTC

Expedia is the world’s largest online travel agency (OTA) and powers search results for millions of travel shoppers every day. The task of this contest is learning to rank hotels to maximize purchases. Expedia has provided a dataset that includes shopping and purchase data as well as information on price competitiveness. The data are organized around a set of “search result impressions”. The user response is provided as a click on a hotel or/and a purchase of a hotel room.

For more information and datasets, please visit the Kaggle site.