Corporate News and Innovation

Expedia Australia creates innovative mapplet on Google Maps with travel booking facilities and user-reviews

On April 02, 2008 at 01:00 PM

Have you ever booked a hotel only to find that it’s on the wrong side of town? Expedia.com.au has created a comprehensive “mapplet” in Google Maps, which is designed to help customers choose their hotel at their chosen destination. The mapplet, launching today and visible on http://maps.google.com.au will offer an interactive map, booking facilities for hotels and attractions, and independent user reviews. 

To use the mapplet, the user goes to the “My Maps” tab on Google Maps Australia at http://www.maps.google.com.au and selects Expedia Hotels & Attractions. Read more

Expedia microsite helps travellers plan holidays to UK and France

On March 11, 2008 at 01:00 PM

Online travel company, Expedia.com.auTM, has launched a new microsite for travellers to UK and France, “A taste of Britain and France”. The microsite features extensive information on tours, activities and destinations that will assist travellers in getting the most out of their itineraries. Customers booking a trip through the microsite also have the chance to win a free trip to Paris and London for two, including flights, accommodation, trips on the Eurostar and admission to major tourist attractions. Read more