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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 survey finds out that 32% Indians with travel loyalty programs redeem points once in six months
New Delhi, India – Nov 12, 2015: Expedia India has launched its loyalty program, Expedia+. Members of Expedia+ can join the program for free and will earn points on all of their hotel or holiday activities bookings. The loyalty program provides additional benefits such as exclusive member-only deals and bonus offers. Expedia+ has three tiers: +blue, +silver and +gold. With the launch of Expedia+, the brand gets to recognize and award its regular loyal users and also entice prospective customers with an appealing value added proposition. Read more
New Delhi, February 17,2015 – Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with AirAsiaBerhad to purchase an additional 25% equity interest of AAE Travel Pte. Ltd., the joint venture formed between the two companies in 2011, for cash consideration of $86.3 million. This investment will increase Expedia’s total ownership in the joint venture to 75%. Read more
New Delhi, 12 November 2014 –Expedia.com was today voted the best online travel agency website in the Asia Pacific region at the 7th TravelMole APAC Web Awards 2014.
Ms Kathleen Tan, CEO of AirAsiaExpedia Travel, a joint venture between Expedia and AirAsia, received the Best APAC Online Travel Agency website award at the ITB Asia 2014 conference held at the Marina Bay Sands. Read more
Delhi, Oct 30, 2014: AirAsiaExpedia Travel’s Chief Executive Officer, Kathleen Tan was today recognised as one of the Top 10 Influencers in online travel in the Asia Pacific region. The “WIT Warriors: Top Influencer in Online Travel in APAC” Award, recognized for shaping the aviation, travel and hospitality sectors, was presented to Ms Tan at the 10th Web in Travel Conference, held inSingapore.
Ms Tan was conferred the honor at a ceremony witnessed by 500 industry experts and representatives from global organizations. The conference focused on emerging trends, developments and changes taking place in the online travel world. Read more