Into the sunset: Expedia launches cruise product into Australia

On August 22, 2013 at 11:57 PM

Thousands of options with over 30 cruise lines on offer

Expedia, the world’s largest online travel company, has added cruise product to its popular Australian website in response to consumer demand for ocean and river cruise holiday choices.

Expedia.com.au now offers thousands of cruises from over 30 cruise liners, including P&O, Royal Caribbean, Carnival, Princess and Captain Cook. Destinations include worldwide hot spots such as Europe, Asia and Alaska, along with Aussie favourites like the South Pacific, which accounted for 36.4 per cent of the market in 2012.

Georg Ruebensal, Managing Director Expedia Australia, says the introduction of the new cruise holiday products is a natural evolution for the Expedia business. Read more

Aussies – no longer beach bums?

On July 09, 2013 at 07:46 AM

Tuesday, 9 July2013                                                                                                  

Aussies – no longer beach bums?

Expedia Fly and Flop report reveals beach vacation habits   Read more

Hottest travel destinations: WA more popular than Hawaii

On June 19, 2013 at 04:07 AM

Australians prefer home comforts according to Expedia

Aussies are increasingly choosing to travel in their own backyard, with Western Australia predicted to be the year’s most popular destination, according to Expedia.com.au.

New research conducted by the world’s largest online travel company shows that Perth is expected to draw the highest number of domestic travellers – particularly for short breaks – following on from strong traveller demand in 2012.

Hobart, the picturesque waterfront capital of Tasmania, and iconic wilderness destination Cradle Mountain are also anticipated to be popular tourist destinations in 2013, after travel demand (booked flights and hotels) grew over 85% during 2012. Read more

Customers come first with Expedia’s Price Match and flexible payment option

On June 19, 2013 at 03:54 AM

The world’s largest online travel company, Expedia, is ensuring Aussies get the lowest online prices for hotels, flights and packages, and helping them budget for their holidays by being the only online travel agent to offer a price match across multiple platforms and the Expedia Traveler Preference (ETP) flexible payment programme.

The Price Match program enables customers to book all their travel – whether it be a relaxing holiday or speedy business trip – online, safe in the knowledge that they’ll get the very best deals available online. Read more

Breaking Campaign: Expedia Launches Out There, Starts Here

On May 03, 2013 at 01:38 PM

 

The world’s largest online travel company, Expedia, is helping Aussies fulfil their travel bucket lists in their brand new campaign: Out There, Starts Here.

The integrated campaign developed by DDB Sydney and Carat, across TV, cinema, digital and out of home features powerful images from around the world designed to inspire people to create their own travel adventure with Expedia.

The TVC will debut on Australian screens on Sunday, 28 April and will be complemented by out of home executions, digital across online, tablet and mobile and bespoke lift wraps in key business locations across Sydney and Melbourne. Read more