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Expedia.com Releases 2015 Insiders’ Select List
Four Australian properties featured among 650 global properties named to the annual elite list, resulting from two million+ guest reviews
SYDNEY, Australia, September 1, 2015– Expedia.com®, one of the world’s largest full-service online travel sites*, has released the Australian results of the Expedia® 2015 Insiders’ Select® rankings, an annual crowd-sourced list of the world’s best-reviewed hotels.
Expedia has launched its new loyalty program, Expedia+, which allows travellers to earn points when booking flights, hotels, packages, hire cars and more on Expedia.com.au. Members are also be able to ‘triple dip’, and earn points on other programs such as their frequent flyers and credit card, as well as Expedia+, all in one transaction. Read more
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.
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
Friday April 24, 2015– Expedia.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
EXPEDIA ENCOURAGES TRAVELLERS TO FIND THEIR “SOMEWHERE” IN NEW BRAND CAMPAIGN
Sydney, 23 Feb 2014: Travel website, Expedia.com.au, has launched its new brand campaign in Australia and New Zealand, which looks to inspire travellers to get out there, make their travel dreams a reality and find their “somewhere”– that place they have always longed to visit.
Developed by DDB Sydney, the campaign focus of “Your Somewhere starts with Expedia” is spearheaded by inspirational TVCs directed by Sean Mehan. Utilising the famous song, “Somewhere over the Rainbow”, the viewer follows the journey of several characters to see their travel dreams become a reality, thanks to Expedia. Read more