Expedia named "World’s Leading Online Travel Agency Website" in the World Travel Awards

On December 04, 2013 at 09:30 PM

Expedia has been named “World’s Leading Online Travel Agency Website” in the 20th annual World Travel Awards(WTA). The World Travel Awards was established in 1993 by Graham E. Cooke and is now acknowledged across the globe as the ultimate travel accolade, celebrating those companies, organisations and brands that are pushing the boundaries of industry excellence in product and service. The awards are totally impartial and are recognised worldwide as the hallmark of industry excellence. Read more

Expedia partners with Feefo reviews in Australia

On November 27, 2013 at 11:14 PM

Expedia, the world’s largest online travel company, has partnered with authenticated review service, Feefo, in Australia. The relationship reinforces Expedia’s commitment to leverage customer insights and feedback to further enhance Expedia’s customer experience.

Expedia is using Feefo to gather feedback from both customers and visitors to its website. The immediacy of the reviews allows Expedia to react quickly, responding to and correcting any customer concerns. Since launching a little over a week ago, Expedia Australia has received more than 2,600 reviews with 93% of respondents rating Expedia’s service as “good” or “excellent”. 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

Expedia and Ticketek launch ‘ticket and travel’ partnership

On October 08, 2013 at 12:06 AM

Les Misérables fans first to benefit from alliance

·         Exclusive travel and ticket packages launched for Les Misérables Australian premiere in Melbourne

·         Packages on sale from 7 October*

·         Open to Australian and New Zealand travellers

Expedia, the world’s largest online travel company, today announced a partnership with Australia’s leading ticketing agent Ticketek to launch exclusive travel packages for Les Misérables ticket holders; bringing together travel and ticketing bookings into a seamless online experience. 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