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

EXPEDIA ENCOURAGES TRAVELLERS TO FIND THEIR “SOMEWHERE” IN NEW BRAND CAMPAIGN

On March 10, 2015 at 01:37 AM

Media Release

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

Health, Happiness and Holidays: The Aussie New Year’s Resolution

On January 13, 2015 at 12:35 AM

Health, Happiness and Holidays: The Aussie New Year’s Resolution

Expedia’s Vacation Deprivation report reveals regular holidays keep the doctor at bay

·         Globally, employees rank being on holiday as what makes them happiest 

·         Over 9 in 10 believe taking regular trips is important for general health and wellbeing

·         Australians leaving one work week of annual leave unused Read more

Roaming Aussies: taking flight younger, going farther and more frequently

On November 17, 2014 at 06:23 AM

Expedia ‘State of the Nation’ travel report reveals changing trends

  • Aussies taking flight younger and more often than their parents
  • City slickers vs. country counterparts in the battle of the boarding past
  • Families heading farther afield – USA and Canada growing in popularity

Expedia.com.autoday released its inaugural ‘State of the Nation’ report, delving deep into the behaviour of Australian travellers, revealing those aged 24 and under are shaping the future of Aussie travel; taking off earlier and travelling farther and more frequently. Read more