Expedia.co.in launches innovative offers for Commonwealth games

On September 30, 2010 at 01:57 AM

Expedia.co.in, the world's largest online travel company, today announced innovative offers for travelers during the Commonwealth Games period. The ‘Global Free Nights Sale’ will provide Indians keen to travel overseas with great discounts and best value on short haul destinations such as Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Dubai, the ‘Monsoon Getaways sale’ offers upto 50% discount on popular domestic holiday destinations such as Goa. 

According to Manmeet Ahluwalia, Marketing Head, Expedia India,“With the Commonwealth Games just around the corner, and with educational institutes in Delhi remaining closed for the period, we felt it was a great time to launch innovative packages and the widest choice of offers powered by our comprehensive inventory of products. We have therefore designed a range of offers that meet the needs of all types of consumers - whether a sports fan, culture enthusiast or Delhi families planning to escape city stress making the most of their extended autumn break during the Games.” 

‘Global Free Nights Sale’ is designed to cover most of the international short haul destinations that Delhi-ites would like to visit such as Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Dubai, Mauritius, Bali, Hong Kong. Based on the proposition of ‘Stay More, Pay Less’ the offer provides travelers with a chance to receive a complimentary one night stay on their hotel bookings. The rates start from Rs 909. The offers are valid for all bookings made before 13 October 2010 for travel until 15 December 2010.

‘Monsoon Getaways sale’ has now been extended to offer best value and great discounts on domestic as well as international destinations such as London and New York. Consumers can avail of 50% discount on these bookings with options starting from Rs 590. The offers are valid for all bookings made before 30 September 2010 for travel until 15 October  2010.

Expedia.co.in also gives consumers the unique opportunity to design their own holiday packages through the ‘Build your Trip’ product. 

“The option to create packages has become an instant hit amongst our consumers worldwide. The Build your Trip product not only empowers consumers to make their own choice of flights, hotels, car requirements and length of stay, but also gives them access to the widest choice exclusive discounts available through this combination,” adds Ahluwalia

Expedia’s distinctive booking experience provides users with thousands of independent reviews from fellow travelers 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 120,000 hotels, and 3,000 holiday activities and attractions from across the world. 

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 helps Indian consumers plan and book their travel by providing a personalised service through a 24x7 call centre, the latest technology and a wide selection of holidays, flights, hotels, hire cars and in-destination attractions, activities and transfers to suit their travel needs. Expedia operates 20 points of sale globally. Link to the Expedia.co.in press centre - http://press.expedia.co.in/