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

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

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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