Expedia.com.au breaks Australian Smart Car record

On February 20, 2008 at 01:00 PM

Online travel company fits 12 people into Smart Car

 Global online travel company, Expedia.com.auTM, succeeded in breaking an Australian record by fitting 12 people into a Smart Car. With no verified record in the country, the company set an Australian first by squeezing employees into their branded Smart Car in a recent team building exercise.

Expedia Australia Marketing Director, Kristi Barrow, who orchestrated the stunt said, “We thought it would be a fun way to get the staff involved in our latest marketing initiative with our branded Smart Car. It was fun, but needless to say, a tight fit!” Read more

Australia’s 2008 travel resolutions revealed by Expedia.com.au

On January 07, 2008 at 01:00 PM

Eastern Europe emerges as favourite must-see destination for 2008, while making travel carbon neutral barely rates a mention

This year will see Australians visiting new and different destinations, according to a recent poll into Australians’ travel resolutions for 2008 conducted by online travel company Expedia.com.au.

Almost two-thirds (64%) of the survey’s 5,000 respondents chose visiting a completely new and different destination as their number one travel resolution for 2008; interestingly, however, only 4% of respondents chose making all future trips carbon neutral as their number one travel resolution for 2008. Read more