Expedia unveils the ultimate travel bucket list

On March 04, 2014 at 05:57 AM

Australia’s 2014 hot spots Listopedia

According to Expedia’s 2014 hot spots Listopedia, Aussies are set to explore hidden treasures right on their doorstep in their travels next year, as destinations like Lombok, Indonesia, and Palawan in the Philippines, with their secluded, pristine beaches, vie for attention over traditional favourites like Bali and Phuket.

The Whitsundays, renowned for its 74 tropical islands in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, is perfect for travellers of all ages and will be popular, spurred by a 95% increase in travel demand in 2013. Read more

Aussies leave millions of annual leave days unused

On January 08, 2014 at 11:36 PM

Expedia’s Vacation Deprivation Report reveals the beach is just a sandy office  Read more

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