Travel

Addicted to Loyalty: We’re in it to Win

On May 08, 2015 at 04:10 AM

Australians are passionate about making their hard-earned dollars go further; with new research out today revealing 71 per cent of the population is currently using travel loyalty programs in a bid to make their travel dreams a reality, with an estimated 31 million travel loyalty memberships registered across the country[1].

Conducted by Expedia.com.au, following the launch of its new loyalty program, Expedia+, the study found half the population (53%) turn to travel loyalty programs to maximise savings. In fact, many believe travel loyalty programs make their holiday plans more affordable (59%), easier to save for (54%) and help them book a holiday they otherwise may not have been able to take (50%). Read more

Expedia App Now Available on Apple Watch

On April 24, 2015 at 12:53 AM

Friday April 24, 2015Expedia.com.au, one of the world's largest full service online travel sites, today released the Expedia app for Apple Watch, providing a convenient new way for travellers to receive and access helpful trip information at a glance.

Expedia on Apple Watch is available in the App Store and provides a useful travel solution with notifications, glances and more to give people the facts and confidence they need for a better overall travel experience. Read more

Millennial jet set steer the future of travel - expect control, personalisation, rewards

On November 27, 2013 at 11:08 PM

Expedia and Egencia Future of Travel study reveals the rise of the millennials

• Under 34s travelling more for business and leisure
• Smartphones and tablets integral to millennial traveller experience
• Business travellers splurge company funds on room service and expensive meals – feel entitled to claim loyalty points

Millennial travellers – those aged 34 years and younger – are driving evolution in the travel industry as they travel more, spend more, and embrace mobile technology to plan and book travel, according to the Future of Travel study released today by Expedia and Egencia, Expedia Inc’s corporate travel company. Read more

Listopedia – the online ‘bucket list’ utopia

On October 07, 2013 at 11:58 PM

·         Expedia launches collection of travel bucket lists on new look blog – Out There Starts Here

·         Bucket lists based on passions and interests – from the usual favourites to the weird and wonderful

·         Travellers can submit their ‘most wanted’ bucket list themes for curation by Expedia

Expedia, the world’s largest online travel company, today unveiled a new online campaign that combines personal passions with travel bucket lists: Listopedia. Read more

Explore the ‘Second Cities’ of Europe with Expedia

On April 17, 2013 at 11:32 PM

 

Expedia.com.au uncovers five lesser-known cities travellers shouldn’t miss

Sydney, 17th April 2013 –With winter fast approaching, travel planning is high on the agenda as Aussies try to escape the chill. As the Northern Hemisphere dips into Summer Europe remains a popular destination for those looking to combine adventure and history with gorgeous weather and breathtaking sights. In fact, according to bookings made on Expedia.com.au, 65% of all Europe-bound travel took place between May to September* last year.

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