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  1. Expedia ramps up operations in India, appoints General Manager

    On August 30, 2011 at 02:40 AM
    Expedia ramps up operations in India, appoints General Manager

    New Delhi, August 25th, 2011: Expedia.co.in, the world's largest online travel company, today announced the appointment of Vikram Malhi as the General Manager for its operations in India.  Vikram will be based out of Gurgaon and will report to Dan Lynn, CEO, AirAsia Expedia. In this new role, Vikram will be responsible for driving Expedia's business strategy which is aimed at capturing the brand’s position as the top Online Travel Agency (OTA) in India. Read more

  2. Expedia.co.in powers hindustantimes.com with the largest worldwide travel inventory

    On December 06, 2010 at 03:42 AM

    New Delhi, November 25, 2010: Expedia.co.in, the world's largest online travel company, today announced its partnership with Hindustan Times to power the latter’s online travel section. The partnership aims to offer hindustantimes.com users with access to Expedia’s comprehensive inventory of travel products, including hotels, flights, cars and holiday packages. As part of the launch Expedia.co.in will also be providing all hindustantiimes.com page visitors with the exciting and exclusive opportunity to answer five questions on five consecutive days and win an absolutely free three-day stay in Goa. Read more

  3. Expedia consolidates presence in Tier II & III towns; ties-up with Track India

    On February 15, 2013 at 08:14 AM

    New Delhi, Jan 9, 2013:Expedia, the world’s largest online travel company, today announced association with Track India to enhance presence in the Tier II/III growth pockets in the country. Track India, that represents international airlines like Air Arabia, Air Asia, Air AsiaX, Thai Air Asia, Drukair (North India) and Qatar Airways, would help Expedia extend their online distribution network in the TAAP channel. This association will increase the number of travel agents in the Travel Agents Affiliation Programme by upto 85%.As a part of this tie-up, Track India will issue a credit card to the travel agents specifically for Expedia.co.in website. Read more

  4. Expedia Ties Up With redBus: - Travelling By Road Gets More Hassle-Free

    On August 07, 2012 at 03:38 AM
    Expedia Ties Up With redBus: - Travelling By Road Gets More Hassle-Free

        

    Expedia.co.in, the world's largest online travel company and RedBus, India’s largest bus ticketing company, announced their partnership; thus making Expedia- a one stop shop for travel planning.

    In its pursuit to offer a localized and complete travel booking solution to the Indian consumer, Expedia announced the addition of the facility of booking bus tickets to its existing range of services for their customers. After the recent launch of the visa services, this is another initiative from Expedia keeping in mind the comfort and needs of the Indian traveller. Expedia will launch an introductory offer- Rs 500 off on bus tickets with every hotel that is booked. Read more

  5. Expedia Announces the 2010 Insiders' Select Awards for India

    On June 30, 2010 at 05:58 AM
    Expedia Announces the 2010 Insiders' Select Awards for India

    New Delhi, June 30th, 2010: Expedia, the world's leading online travel agency, announced the 2010 Insiders' Select® results, an annual ranking of the world's best hotels for quality and value as determined mostly by traveler reviews. The results were announced by Mr. Daniel Lynn, Vice President and Managing Director, Expedia Asia Pacific, during his recent visit to India.

    The 2010 Insiders' Select list reflects a remarkable cross-section of properties in different regions, representing various accommodation types and star rating categories. The feature that each Insiders' Select property has in common is a surpassing commitment to value. The Expedia 2010 Insiders' Select list includes properties in 1,022 cities worldwide. Read more

  6. Expedia Partners With Thomas Cook To Offer Visa Services

    On July 19, 2012 at 09:17 AM
    Expedia Partners With Thomas Cook To Offer Visa Services

     

    The world’s largest online travel company, Expedia.co.in today announced their tie-up with Thomas Cook Visa & Passport Services, a business division of Thomas Cook (India) Ltd (TCIL), the largest integrated travel and travel related financial services company in India, to providea range of visa assistance services to its customers. Expedia India has waived the visa processing charge for its customers booking international flights and packages.

    Thomas Cook Visa & Passport Services will provide end to end visa related services to Expedia India’s customers via an xml based web services. Read more

  7. Expedia ramps up investments in India to set up R&D centre Moves to a new office and plans to hire 300 by end of 2012

    On October 17, 2013 at 09:12 AM
    Expedia ramps up investments in India to set up R&D centre Moves to a new office and plans to hire 300 by end of 2012

    Gurgaon, October 17, 2012: The Expedia Group announced plans to set up a global technology centre in India as part of its enhanced investment in India. The Expedia group’s Indian subsidiary companies also moved to a brand new office premise, spread over 42,000 sq feet in Gurgaon. The facility will primarily house employees working on sales and marketing, research and development, and travel supply support services activities in support of Expedia Group’s Expedia-brand, Expedia.co.in, Hotels.com-brand, and Egencia (corporate travel) businesses. The Gurgaon set-up represents one of the Expedia Group’s largest facilities outside of Expedia, Inc.’s Bellevue, Washington corporate headquarters. Read more

  8. Expedia.com 2011 Vacation Deprivation Study Reveals India As The 5th Most Vacation Deprived Nation

    On December 13, 2011 at 05:35 AM
    Expedia.com 2011 Vacation Deprivation Study Reveals India As The 5th Most Vacation Deprived Nation

     

    Study finds Wide Work-Life Disparity Across APAC

    While 26% of Indians prioritize work over holidays; 28% would prefer getting paid for unused vacations

     Expedia.com®, the world’s largest online travel agency, today released the results of the 2011 Vacation Deprivation study, an annual analysis of vacation habits across multiple countries and continents. Per the vacation deprivation survey, India has emerged as the 5th most vacation deprived nation after Japan and Korea. The poll was carried out amongst 7083 employed people across 20 countries. Read more

  9. Expedia helps underprivileged children set a new record in India

    On January 13, 2012 at 02:26 AM
    Expedia helps underprivileged children set a new record in India
    • Launches ‘Give them wings’- Expedia’s CSR programme for street and working children
    • Prelude to an all expense paid 3 days holiday in  Mumbai organized by Expedia

    Expedia, the world’s largest online travel company, today announced the launch of their maiden CSR programme for India called ‘Give them wings’. Under the initiative, the company will sponsor an all expense paid 3 days holiday to Mumbai for a group of 100 street and working children kids from Delhi. As a part of the kickoff, Expedia successfully facilitated a brand new record for the maximum number of postcards hand-painted by these children. The programme is also supported by an online campaign wherein for every booking made on expedia.co.in; Rs. Read more

  10. AirAsia Expedia Appoints Kathleen Tan as Chief Executive Officer

    On December 23, 2013 at 01:02 AM
    AirAsia Expedia Appoints Kathleen Tan as Chief Executive Officer

    SINGAPORE, 4 JANUARY 2013– AirAsia Expedia (AAE), the unique joint venture between AirAsia, the world’s best low cost airline, and the Expedia group, the world's largest online travel company today announced Kathleen Tan as Chief Executive Officer.  In this role, Kathleen will oversee the Expedia brand, AirAsiaGo, and Backick online travel agency (OTA) businesses in Southeast Asia, India, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. Read more

  11. Expedia rolls out its first 360 degree Ad Campaign in India

    On March 15, 2012 at 02:34 AM
    Expedia rolls out its first 360 degree Ad Campaign in India

     

    Plans to spend Rs 55-60cr to augment brand recall to top 3 by 2012

    Expedia, the world’s largest online travel company, has announced the launch its first ever 360 degree advertising campaign including TV commercials in India.  Conceptualized by India’s leading advertising firm, Lowe Lintas, the campaign centers focuses on ‘Expedia- one word for travel’, a brand name that works as a binding factor for travelers globally. The campaign has been rolled out nationally across print, digital, radio and television mediums. The advertisements will also be screened at about 150 leading cineplexes in the country. Read more

  12. 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.  Read more

  13. The Best Travel Portal – International, That’s Expedia

    On May 08, 2012 at 06:03 AM
    The Best Travel Portal – International, That’s Expedia

    New Delhi, May 04 2012: Expedia, the world’s largest online travel company, has been conferred with the reader’s choice award for “The best Travel portal- International”, at an event hosted by The Lonely Planet Group. Mr. Vikram Malhi, Country Head, Expedia Indiarepresented the Expedia India team at the event and accepted the esteemed award. The winners were chosen by readers who voted through a poll conducted both online and via the magazine. Read more

  14. Expedia Signs Up As Official Sponsor of Professional Referees And Match Officials

    On August 27, 2012 at 02:32 AM
    Expedia Signs Up As Official Sponsor of Professional Referees And Match Officials


    Match officials Andre Marine – (Left) and Martin Atkinson – (Right) are pictured in the new Expedia sponsored match officials kit”

    Expedia, the world’s largest online travel agency, has signed a deal to become the Official Sponsor of Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMO).  The deal will see the Expedia brand appear on the shirts of match officials at the Barclays Premier League, the npower Football League, The FA Cup with Budweiser, the Capital One Cup and other domestic, professional matches. Read more

  15. Play with Expedia, watch the Barclays Premier League live in London

    On February 15, 2013 at 08:06 AM
    Play with Expedia, watch the Barclays Premier League live in London

    New Delhi, February 15th, 2013 - You are fast... But are you fast & sharp enough to score the best time when you ‘Go for Goal’? The new facebook application by Expedia, tests the players’ speed and agility under pressure and time. Once the game starts, the player needs to look out for a silver whistle that peeks out from behind the Expedia suitcases and click on these suitcases, while being careful to not click on a decoy or incur extra time. A successful click clears the suitcase and the players need to clear all in the best time to win. Read more

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

    On February 07, 2011 at 01:35 AM
    Expedia.co.in launches its ‘Global Hotel Sale’ offering deep discounts to Indian travelers

    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. Read more

  17. Expedia.co.in in launches the widest range of hotel discount for Diwali

    On October 06, 2010 at 01:27 AM

    Expedia.co.in, the world's largest online travel company, today announced a wide range of crackling offers for the upcoming Diwali season. A limited period offer valid for booking made before 13 October 2010, the sale gives Indian travellers a chance to avail of excellent  discounts of upto 50% on more than 1100 hotels in key tourist destinations, including New Delhi, Jaipur, Mumbai, Goa, Bangalore, Chennai, and international destinations including Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Hong Kong.  Read more

  18. Expedia.Co.In Announces Unbelievable Holiday Deals For Southeast Asia

    On July 19, 2012 at 09:27 AM
    Expedia.Co.In Announces Unbelievable Holiday Deals For Southeast Asia

     

    As the heat segues into showers, Expedia, the world’s largest online travel company, adds to its lucrative array of unbeatable deals on hotel and flight packages. By virtue its joint venture with AirAsia, the world’s best low cost airline, Expedia brings unparalleled value for Indian travelers and gives them a reason to be happy even amidst the rising airfares and dipping rupee. The sale, on from the 10th till 14th July, offers great discounts and best value on destinations such as Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. Read more

  19. Excess Baggage Fees: Are Indian travelers paying exorbitantly for overpacking?

    On June 13, 2011 at 08:22 AM

    New Delhi, June 13, 2011: With airlines becoming stringent and charging as much as Rs. 2250 for excess baggage fees and nearly Rs. 9000 for an oversize or overweight bag, Expedia.co.in, the world’s largest online travel company carried out an insightful study of the average travelers’ packing habits, focused on highlighting the key mistakes and solutions that travelers should consider. According to the Annual Expedia Baggage Survey, nearly 40% of Indians have paid excess baggage fees while traveling. While more than 60% said they had not even used all the items that they had carried with them. The results have been collated basis a survey carried out with over 500 Indian travelers who have booked air travel online. Read more

  20. Expedia the 'Big Daddy of online travel' enters the Indian market

    On April 01, 2011 at 03:01 AM
    Expedia the 'Big Daddy of online travel' enters the Indian market

     

    New Delhi, February 10, 2011: Expedia.co.in today launches its brand campaign, heralding the entry of the “Big Daddy of Online travel” into India. Starting February 12th2011, the campaign will showcase Expedia’s world-class suite of products with the world’s largest inventory of over 130,000 hotels, more than 430 airline partnerships and over 5000 holiday activities for the Indian consumer.

    Expedia currently commands the largest share of international travellers coming into India through any online travel portal, and with this launch, will offer the same great combination of great value and quality service to more Indian customers for travel in India and around the world. Read more

  21. Joint Venture of AirAsia and Expedia to Power Online Travel Revolution in Asia

    On March 29, 2011 at 09:30 AM
    Joint Venture of AirAsia and Expedia to Power Online Travel Revolution in Asia

    First partnership of its kind globally between a low-cost carrier and an online travel agency


    (Singapore, 29 March 2011): AirAsia, the world’s best low cost airline and Expedia, Inc., the world's largest online travel company, today announced the launch of a new joint venture company covering Asia Pacific and offering a complete range of great value flights, hotels, and holiday packages. Read more

  22. Expedia Airasia Jv set to redefine travel landscape for India

    On October 07, 2011 at 05:01 AM
    Expedia Airasia Jv set to redefine travel landscape for India

    First partnership of this nature between an Online Travel Company and a low cost carrier globally -

    - JV to provide consumers in India enhanced booking and travel experience with a suite of compelling deals and offers -

    -  Aims to tap the buoyant growth in the Asia travel market –

      Read more

  23. Expedia receives World Travel Award for Leading Online Travel Agency Website 2013

    On December 09, 2013 at 08:48 AM
    Expedia receives World Travel Award for Leading Online Travel Agency Website 2013

    New Delhi, Dec 9, 2013: Expedia was voted the 2013 World Travel Award for World’s Leading Online Travel Agency Website 2013 at the glittering ceremony at La Cigale Hotel in Doha, Qatar. The industry’s elite - including CEOs of leading travel companies, government ministers and tourism board chiefs - travelled from around the globe to celebrate the very best travel and tourism brands. Read more

  24. Expedia.com 2012 Vacation Deprivation Study: India climbs up a rank, emerges as the 4th Most Vacation Deprived Nation

    On November 17, 2012 at 01:35 AM
    Expedia.com 2012 Vacation Deprivation Study: India climbs up a rank, emerges as the 4th Most Vacation Deprived Nation

    Expedia.com 2012 Vacation Deprivation Study: India climbs up a rank, emerges as the 4th Most Vacation Deprived Nation

    While bosses have become more supportive of employees taking leave globally,

    60% Indians cancelled or postponed their vacation plans due to work this year

     

    About the survey:Expedia.com®, the world’s largest online travel agency, today released the results of the 2012 Vacation Deprivation study, an annual analysis of vacation habits across multiple countries and continents. Per the vacation deprivation survey, India has climbed up one position to be 4th most vacation deprived nation from 5th position last year, while Japan keeps its No 1 position. The poll was carried out amongst 8687 employed people across 22 countries.

      Read more

  25. Expedia Tickles Funny Bone With New Viral Video

    On July 19, 2012 at 09:43 AM
    Expedia Tickles Funny Bone With New Viral Video

     

     

     

     Expedia, the world’s largest online travel company, recently launched its 360 deg brand campaign - “Across the world, there’s one word for travel: Expedia”. The campaign is designed keeping in mind the travel proposition offered by Expedia to consumers in India and globally, creatively positioning Expedia as a brand synonymous with offering the best travel experience to customers.  Expedia has been positioned as a synonym to Travel and the binding factor for travellers across the globe.

    The campaign aims to establish Expedia’s leadership position in the online travel space. The idea is to connect travellers across the world with Expedia being the common factor cutting across regions, languages and cultures. Read more

  26. Expedia Holiday Spending Index: Indians globally most excited to spend money on vacation

    On June 17, 2014 at 06:45 AM
    Expedia Holiday Spending Index: Indians globally most excited to spend money on vacation

     

    Expedia Holiday Spending Index: Indians globally most excited to spend money on vacation

    Indians splurge most on food from during vacation @ airport, flight and hotel

    New Delhi, Jun 11, 2014– Expedia.com®, one of the world’s largest online travel agency, today released the results of the 2014 Holiday spending Index, an analysis of preferences among travelers around the world for spending money for a vacation. The survey highlights the maturation of the Indian traveler who does not shy away from spending money for satisfying their wanderlust. Read more

  27. Is India’s Generation Y vacation deprived?

    On April 11, 2011 at 02:45 AM
    • Results from the first-ever Indian adaptation of Expedia’s Global Vacation Deprivation survey shows India’s Gen Y taking fewer vacations than Western counterparts 
    •  Study places India as the fourth most vacation-deprived nation among 11 countries surveyed across Europe, Asia-Pacific and North America
    • Striking behavioral differences were observed between consumers in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore 

     India, 5th April 2011 – India’s Generation Y has emerged as the fourth most vacation deprived, according to the annual Vacation Deprivation® survey carried out by Expedia India, the world’s largest online travel company. Read more

  28. Low Cost Airlines Index 2015 : Indians Opt for LCCs more often than Full Service Airlines

    On March 11, 2015 at 12:00 AM
    Low Cost Airlines Index 2015 : Indians Opt for LCCs more often than Full Service Airlines

    Over the last 12 months, 51% of flights Indians took were on LCCs when flying within Asia

    When flying outside Asia, LCCs accounted for 33% of the flights taken by Indian travelers 

    New Delhi, India– March 11, 2015: Today the Expedia group’s Global Tour & Transport team released the latest results of its Low Cost Carrier (LCC) Airline Index, a study conducted by Northstar that examined Asia-Pacific travelers’ attitudes towards LCCs. Spurred by LCC growth, supply in Asia-Pacific is expected to increase by 9.5% year-on-year during March 2015*, great news for the 94% of travelers willing to sacrifice perks to save money, according to the study. Read more

  29. Expedia.co.in powers MSN Travel; Offers the largest worldwide travel inventory to MSN India users

    On April 01, 2011 at 04:33 AM

     

    New Delhi, March 4th, 2011 Expedia.co.in, world's largest online travel company, today announced its partnership with MSN India to power the latter’s travel section. The partnership aims to offer MSN India users with access to Expedia’s comprehensive inventory of travel products, including hotels, flights, cars and holiday packages. Expedia features more than 130,000 hotels, 430 airline partnerships and over 5000 holiday activities.  MSN India users can now read thousands of independent reviews from fellow travelers and use travel-simplifying features such as maps, weather forecasts and 360 degree virtual tours of hotels through Expedia. Read more

  30. Bar + Beach= A Party! For Indian Travelers: Expedia Flip Flop Report

    On July 19, 2012 at 09:09 AM
    Bar + Beach= A Party! For Indian Travelers: Expedia Flip Flop Report

     
    Study reveals that while the global traveller relaxes on a beach, Indians are a sharp contrast and prefer beach vacations with ‘new experiences’

     Expedia.co.in®, the world’s largest online travel agency, today released the results of the 2012 Flip Flop Report, an analysis of behavior and preferences among beachgoers in Asia, North America, South America, Europe and Australia. The survey highlights the shift towards experiential travel amongst Indians. The online study was conducted by Harris Interactive, on behalf of Expedia, from February 14 to March 21, 2012, among more than 8,000 adults in 21 countries. Read more

  31. Expedia.Co.In Adds To The Winter Cheer; Announces “Flashback Fun” Facebook Contest For Travel Enthusiasts In India

    On December 13, 2011 at 05:22 AM
    Expedia.Co.In Adds To The Winter Cheer; Announces “Flashback Fun” Facebook Contest For Travel Enthusiasts In India

    As a part of its Winter holidays travel offers, Expedia.co.in, the world's largest online travel company, today announced a ‘Flashback Fun’contest for travelers in India. Under this Facebook contest, three lucky winners will get to enjoy free hotel and return flight packages worth Rs. 80,000/- each at Goa’s plush Zuri White Sandsproperty to celebrate New Year’s & Christmas Eve.The contest is valid from November 17th, 2011 to December 15th, 2011. Read more

  32. Expedia.co.in launches its summer holiday sale for the Indian traveler

    On April 19, 2011 at 01:24 AM
    Expedia.co.in launches its summer holiday sale for the Indian traveler

     ~ Upto 65% discounts on a host of global and domestic destinations ~

     New Delhi, April 18, 2011: Expedia.co.in, the world's largest online travel company, today announced its ‘Summer Holiday Sale’which provides up to 65% discount on hotels in global as well as domestic destinations. The sale is applicable on a unique basket of locations including frequently visited locations like Bali, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Las Vegas, Mauritius, Milan, San Francisco, Phuket, Orlando, Singapore, London, Zurich, Vienna, as well as new sectors like Greece, Brazil, Belgium, Norway, Iceland, Caribbean Islands etc. Key domestic locations such as Goa and Kerala will also be covered by this sale. Read more

  33. Expedia Plays Santa This Christmas, Makes It Merrier For Travellers

    On January 13, 2012 at 02:02 AM
    Expedia Plays Santa This Christmas, Makes It Merrier For Travellers

    ·         Travelers also stand a chance to win free iPads everyday through a lucky dip at Expedia suitcase zone

    ·         Over 5000 surprise gifts up for grabs for travelers at the arrival halls, New Delhi Airport 

     To add to the Christmas spirit and spread the cheer, Expedia, the world's largest online travel company, is giving out gifts to travelers landing at the T3 terminal, IGI Airport in New Delhi. This first of its kind promotional activity at the airport will continue for the next one week.  Winners get to walk away with gifts tailored according to their tastes and preferences. Read more

  34. Expedia Summer Travel Report 2015

    On July 09, 2015 at 07:09 AM

    Indians want to explore Central & South America this summer 

     

    About the survey:Expedia, one of the world’s largest online travel agency, today released the Summer Trend Report 2015, an analysis of vacation destinations and travel preferences across multiple cities in India. The survey was conducted with 520 across Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune and Hyderabad. The survey highlights that Indian travellers are taking fancy towards more unexplored destinations like Finland, Norway, Cyprus, Latvia, Romania and Argentina.

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  35. Expedia commemorates Independence Day by launching month long celebrations!

    On August 11, 2011 at 09:28 AM
    Expedia commemorates Independence Day by launching month long celebrations!

    - Adds 400 new hotels to its domestic inventory -

    - Gives away free hotel stay to every 65th traveler in addition to upto 50% discounts  Read more

  36. Expedia.com Awarded ‘Best APAC Online Travel Agency Website’

    On November 12, 2014 at 07:22 AM
    Expedia.com Awarded ‘Best APAC Online Travel Agency Website’

    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

  37. Expedia Increases Ownership in AirAsia-Expedia Joint Venture

    On February 17, 2015 at 07:29 AM
    Expedia Increases Ownership in AirAsia-Expedia Joint Venture

    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

  38. AXN Presents The Ultimate Job Interview in The Apprentice Asia

    On May 09, 2013 at 09:34 AM
    AXN Presents The Ultimate Job Interview in The Apprentice Asia

    Singapore, 09 May 2013 – After four seasons of The Amazing Race Asia, AXN returns yet again with another made-in-Asia-for-Asia Original Production in May 2013 – The Apprentice Asia!

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

    On December 06, 2010 at 02:24 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. Read more

  40. 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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  41. Expedia.co.in 2013 Vacation Deprivation Study: India comes down six positions to feature as 10th most vacation deprived nation

    On November 29, 2013 at 07:58 AM
    Expedia.co.in 2013 Vacation Deprivation Study: India comes down six positions to feature as 10th most vacation deprived nation

    2013 Vacation Deprivation Study: India comes down six positions to feature as 10th most vacation deprived nation

    Indians lag in maintaining a work-life balance; 94% stay connected to work during vacations Read more

  42. Expedia Streamlines TAAP 3.0: Makes bookings more convenient for Travel Agents

    On March 13, 2014 at 08:46 AM
                                      Expedia Streamlines TAAP 3.0: Makes bookings more convenient for Travel Agents

                                      Expedia Streamlines TAAP 3.0: Makes bookings more convenient for Travel Agents

    New Delhi, 17th February 2014- Expedia Travel Agent Affiliate Program (TAAP) has reaffirmed its commitment to provide the best booking platform with the rollout of the new TAAP portal in India. The new platform has been highly praised by Travel Agents now using the TAAP portal on a daily basis. Read more

  43. Expedia launches twitter campaign #VacationOnMyMind to counter Vacation Deprivation & encourage work life balance

    On February 06, 2015 at 07:36 AM
    Expedia launches twitter campaign #VacationOnMyMind to counter Vacation Deprivation & encourage work life balance

    New Delhi, India– February 6, 2015:The annual Vacation Deprivation Survey, which acted as the inspiration for the #VacationOnMyMind Twitter Campaign suggested that workaholic Indians are mostly deprived for holidays, placing India as the fourth most vacation deprived nation globally with 67% of Indians saying they feel very or somewhat vacation deprived. The survey also reveals that 64% of Indians who feel vacation deprived say their vacation deprivation stems from not getting enough vacation days, while 36% say their deprivation stems from not taking all of their vacation days. Indians are increasingly choosing to take multiple short vacations, than a longer one and disconnect with work. Read more

  44. Expedia App on Apple Watch

    On April 28, 2015 at 01:46 AM

    Your travel companion @ your wrist

    The only OTA app that guides you through your journey with cross device experience on Apple watch, Mobile and Tablet Read more

  45. Expedia Flip Flop Survey: 40% Indians workout to get beach-ready Indian beach vacationers most conscious about their ‘looks’ at beach -26% have postponed vacations to get in shape 95% Indians likely to head to beaches this year, highest globally

    On July 08, 2013 at 02:09 AM
    Expedia Flip Flop Survey: 40% Indians workout to get beach-ready Indian beach vacationers most conscious about their ‘looks’ at beach -26% have postponed vacations to get in shape 95% Indians likely to head to beaches this year, highest globally

    New Delhi, July 8, 2013– Expedia.com®, the world’s largest online travel agency, today released the results of the 2013 Flip Flop Report, an analysis of behavior and preferences among beachgoers in Asia, North America, South America, Europe and Australia. The survey highlights the maturation of Indian travelers, as they prefer to do their own research, consult reviews, blogs and social media while planning their vacation. This survey was conducted online from April 19 to May 15 across Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and South America by Harris Interactive among 8,606 respondents in 21 countries. Read more

  46. Expedia Mobile Survey 2014: Indians Globally Most Hooked on to Gadgets

    On November 21, 2014 at 05:29 AM
    Expedia Mobile Survey 2014: Indians Globally Most Hooked on to Gadgets

    16 October 2014, New DelhiExpedia, one of the world's largest online travel company, today released the results of its mobile survey. The survey highlights the maturation of Indian traveller who is fast moving up the ladder of travel apps and is no longer hooked with conventional modes of bookings. This study was conducted on behalf of Expedia by Northstar, a globally integrated strategic insights consulting firm.  This survey was conducted online from August 25 to September 17, 2014 across North America, Europe, South America and Asia Pacific using the Kantar-owned GMI (Global Market Insite) and Lightspeed Research amalgamated group of panels. The study was conducted among 8,856 employed adults aged 18 years of age and older across 25 countries. Read more

  47. Expedia Vacation Deprivation Report 2014: India is the 4th most Vacation Deprived nation globally

    On November 07, 2014 at 06:01 AM
    Expedia Vacation Deprivation Report 2014: India is the 4th most Vacation Deprived nation globally

    Indians most willing globally to make sacrifices for more vacation days (96%)

    About the survey:Expedia.com®, the world’s largest online travel agency, today released the results of the 2014 Vacation Deprivation report, an annual analysis of vacation habits across multiple countries and continents. The survey highlights that India is the fourth most vacation deprived nation globally, with 67% of Indians saying they feel very or somewhat vacation deprived. Read more

  48. Kathleen Tan Awarded The “Most Influential Industry Person” In China

    On June 24, 2013 at 10:21 AM
    Kathleen Tan Awarded The “Most Influential Industry Person” In China

    GURGAON, 24 June 2013--- AAE Travel’s Chief Executive Officer, Kathleen Tan received “Most Influential Industry Person” (行业最具影响力人物)Award at the China Finance Summit 2013 (中国财经峰), held in Beijing, China.She is the first foreigner ever to accept this prestigious award.

    China Finance Summit 2013 awards enterprises and corporations of various industries as recognition to the efforts made in economic development and environment.The nominees include country-owned, private and foreign enterprises in China as well as prominent figures from any industry. The 600 attendees present at the summit included government leaders, international organizations, NGO leaders, mainstream media, industry experts, academics and representatives from global corporations. Read more

  49. Expedia Gets 24-Hour Airasia Priority Booking Ahead Of Low Fare Sale Offers packages starting from Rs 9200 to international destinations

    On February 21, 2014 at 07:35 AM
                                  Expedia Gets 24-Hour Airasia Priority Booking Ahead Of Low Fare Sale Offers packages starting from Rs 9200 to international destinations

    Expedia Gets 24-Hour Airasia Priority Booking Ahead Of Low Fare Sale

    Offers packages starting from Rs 9200 to international destinations

     

    New Delhi, 21 Feb 2014: EXPEDIA will exclusively offer travellers a 24-hour booking priority ahead of AirAsia customers for AirAsia's upcoming Schedule Extension campaign. Expedia.co.in will be rolling out rock-bottom travel deals which include free and promotional fares on AirAsia from Saturday midnight till Sunday midnight.

    This is the first time Expediais offering such a service. Read more

  50. WIT votes Kathleen Tan one of Top 10 Influencers in Online Travel in APAC

    On October 30, 2014 at 06:48 AM
    WIT votes Kathleen Tan one of Top 10 Influencers in Online Travel in APAC

    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

  51. Expedia Launches New Hotels and Flights Booking App for Tablets that Reimagines Search

    On September 25, 2014 at 08:55 AM
    Expedia Launches New Hotels and Flights Booking App for Tablets that Reimagines Search

    Expedia Launches New Hotels and Flights Booking App for Tablets that Reimagines Search

    New Expedia Tablet App Introduces Industry-First Combined Hotel and Flight Search,

    Integrates Personalized Travel Data Across Multiple Different Devices Read more

  52. EXPEDIA INDIA LAUNCHES LOYALTY PROGRAM: EXPEDIA+

    On November 18, 2015 at 05:09 AM

    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

  53. 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

  54. Expedia rolls out its latest Ad Campaign in India

    On April 11, 2014 at 06:46 AM
    Expedia rolls out its latest Ad Campaign in India

    Expedia Announces 50 crore outlay for marketing in 2014

    New Delhi, April 11, 2014:

    The best memories in our lives are associated with being on a vacation. Vacations help us rejuvenate from our juggling lives and therefore are a big responsibility for those help us plan it. With a similar ideology at heart, Expedia has announced the launch of its latest advertising campaign in India. Read more

  55. 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

  56. 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

  57. 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