Expedia.co.in launches its ‘Global Hotel Sale’ offering deep discounts to Indian travelers

On February 07, 2011 at 01:35 AM

ad_stamp 16x25cm-NEW_0.JPG New Delhi, January 19, 2011:Expedia.co.in, the world's largest online travel company, today announced its ‘Global Hotel Sale’ which provides upto 50% discount on hotels in popular global and local destinations for Indian travelers.  The sale offers great discounts and best value on destinations such as Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Hong Kong, London, Paris, Rome, Florence, Tokyo and Frankfurt as well as in key domestic locations such as New Delhi, Goa, Bangalore, Jaipur and Udaipur.

According to Manmeet Ahluwalia, Marketing Head, Expedia India,“Our Global sale is designed to offer the consumers best value for traveling to some of the most popular destinations around the world. We are providing deep discounts on these exotic locations since we believe that the January- April timeframe is among the best time to experiment and experience new travel locations particularly for travel enthusiasts and DINKs (Double Income No Kids). The booking period has already started to help people plan their vacation in advance and make the maximum out of their trip.”

The sale ends on the 28th of February 2011 and is valid for travel until April 2011. The bookings can be made through the online portal Expedia.co.in as well as the 24x7 call centre on the number 1800 102 1929.

In addition to the Global Hotel Sale, Expedia.co.in also has a number of lucrative offers available to the traveler that can help them receive the best of offers at the best of prices

  • 72-Hour sale – Available only for 72 hours on a particular destination, this sale gives travelers upto 30-50% off on hotel reservation
  • Last-Minute deals – planning to travel within the next 21 days? Last minute deals provides travelers with 20% to 50% off or even free nights at top quality hotel accommodation.
  • Deal Hunter - Need a hotel outside 21 days? Find a great hotel deal with upto 70% discounts with the Deal Hunter

Additional portal features that aid in improving the consumer’s booking experience, include -

  • ‘Build your trip’– This product gives consumers the freedom to create their own packages, even while providing them with the best discounts on Expedia’s inventory of hotels, travel activities and car.
  • Insider’s Select recognition - Look out for the Expedia Insider’s select ranking of the hotel, showcasing satisfaction levels for the hotel, by fellow travelers
  • Travel-simplifying features - Maps, weather forecasts, 360 degree virtual tours of hotels and a ‘Travel News Centre’ dedicated to providing travellers with insightful information about destinations and travel around the world.

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. The company’s comprehensive inventory features more than 130,000 hotels, 300 airlines and 5,000 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 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.

Link to the Expedia.co.in press centre - http://press.expedia.co.in/

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