Expedia.co.in adds to the spirit of the festive season

On December 06, 2010 at 07:24 AM

New Delhi, 19th November, 2010: Preparing for the festive season, Expedia.co.in, the world's largest online travel company, today announced an upto 50% discount on hotels across International and domestic locations, even during the peak travel season. Recognizing the buoyant demand for travel in November and December, the all-new ‘Festive Season Sale’ offers consumers a chance to visit international locations like Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Cairns, Port Douglas, Sunshine Coast, Philippines, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Bangkok as well as key domestic locations such as Goa, Shimla, Manali, Mussoorie, Nainital, even while they avail of great offers spanning the widest choice of hotels.

Some of the best Festive season deals available 
International locations
Kuala Lumpur

Stay at a 5 star hotel and avail of 36% off

Offers starting at Rs. 1769

Hong Kong & Macau

Stay at a 5 star hotel and avail of 33% off

Offers starting at Rs. 5113 per night

Domestic locations
Goa Flight + 4 night hotel stay at Rs. 12,494  only
Manali Flights + 4 nights hotel stay at Rs. 8114 only
*Conditions apply. Prices are subjects to change and availability

The offer is valid for bookings made before the 22ndof December, covering travel during Christmas, New Years, as well as the winter vacations. The sale will give travellers a chance to find hotel offers at upto 50% off in International destinations and at prices as low as Rs. 575 for domestic hotels. 

According to Manmeet Ahluwalia, Marketing Head, Expedia India, “From past experience we have seen a 35 – 40% increase in Indian travellers travelling to domestic and international travel during the peakfestive season of November and December. Infact as a global travel company, our reports see a similar trend globally. While on one hand this trend is significantly spurred by consumers looking to discover and participate in Christmas and New Years celebrations around the world, it is also a time when most educational institutions have their annual vacation, which further fuels the travel sector.”

Expedia’s distinctive booking experience provides users with thousands of independent reviews from fellow travellers and the opportunity to use travel-simplifying features such as maps, weather forecasts and 360 degree virtual tours of hotels. Its comprehensive inventory features more than 127,000 hotels, and 3,000 holiday activities and attractions from across the world.

Disclaimer: The prices are subject to change and availability.

About Expedia.co.in

Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE), the world's largest online travel company, operates Expedia.co.in (http://www.expedia.co.in/) in India. Expedia.co.in provides Indian consumers with a distinctive suite of travel solutions comprising a wide selection of holidays, destination attractions, flights, hotels and car rentals supported by a 24x7 call centre. With products like ‘Build your trip’ consumers not only have the freedom to create their own packages but also receive the best discounts on creating packages from Expedia’s inventory of hotels, travel activities and car.

Expedia currently operates localized websites across 20 points of sale in India, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, China, US, Canada, France, Italy, Austria, Denmark, Germany, Belgium, Ireland

The Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, UK.

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