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 08:49 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

Expedia appoints Simon Fiquet as General Manager for South East Asia and India

On May 13, 2016 at 09:42 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

Expedia Passenger Preferences Index 2016

On May 13, 2016 at 08:55 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

Expedia Increases Ownership in AirAsia-Expedia Joint Venture

On February 17, 2015 at 12:29 PM
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

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

On November 12, 2014 at 12:22 PM
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