Egencia/Expedia Mobile Behaviour Report 2016: Indians rank #1 in strongly agreeing that mobile device is their most important travel companion

On May 13, 2016 at 04:49 AM

India #1 globally to consider condoms to be the most essential item while travelling for leisure

13th Jan 2016, New Delhi: The Egencia/Expedia Mobile Behavior Mobile Index, a global study of mobile-device-related behavior and preferences among travelers conducted across multiple countries and continents was launched today. The survey highlights that India (80%) leads in checking in with work followed by Thailand (74%) and Mexico (65%). 20% Indian spouse or travel partners said that they were most annoyed with partners who check in with work during a vacation. Read more

Expedia Vacation Deprivation Report 2015: Lack of vacation days keeps Indians from travelling to new destinations

On May 13, 2016 at 03:54 AM

India maintains rank 4th as one of the most Vacation Deprived nation globally

About the survey:Expedia, one of the world's largest full service online travel sites, today released the results of the 2015 Vacation Deprivation® study, an annual study of vacation habits across multiple countries and continents. The survey highlights that India is the fourth most vacation deprived nation globally, with 65% of Indians saying they feel very or somewhat vacation deprived, and 20% saying they are very vacation deprived. Read more

EXPEDIA HOLIDAY ACTIVITY REPORT 2015:

On November 18, 2015 at 05:05 AM

44% Indians prefer to travel off season to avoid rush

57% Indian book activities in advance to avoid wasting time by standing, long queues for tickets to theme parks and museums

About the survey:Expedia, one of the world’s largest online travel agency, today released the Holiday Activity Report 2015, an analysis of travel behavior and preferences across multiple cities in India. The survey was conducted with 520 respondents across Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune and Hyderabad. The survey highlights that 48% Indians travelled for a specific/set of holiday activities this summer and decided their destinations accordingly.

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Expedia appoints Simon Fiquet as General Manager for South East Asia and India

On May 13, 2016 at 05:42 AM

About the release: Expedia, one of the world's largest online travel company, announced the appointment of Simon Fiquet as General Manager for South East Asia and India. As a part of global APAC management team, Fiquet will be responsible for expanding the brand’s footprint, P&L and strategic business direction for Expedia brand across 7 point of sales. Based out of Singapore, he will manage operational execution, introduction of innovative products and the overall business results for Expedia. He will report to Jonathon Neal, CEO, AirAsiaExpedia. Read more

Expedia Passenger Preferences Index 2016

On May 13, 2016 at 04:55 AM

Indians globally most intolerant towards Armrest Hoggers (16%), Mad Bladder (18%) & Undressing (14%) travellers

11% Indians find couples displaying an inappropriate level of public affection unbearable Read more