December 2012

Managing Director, Expedia Australia and New Zealand, discusses the future of the online travel market within APAC

On December 13, 2012 at 03:09 AM


Following the acquisition of online travel company, Zuji, by Australian operator, Webjet, Georg Ruebensal, Managing Director of Expedia Australia and New Zealand, has announced that Expedia will finish the year in a strong position, tracking to their plan accordingly. This is despite recent comments from Webjet citing general softness in the online travel category.

Mr. Ruebensal stated “Today’s announcement from Webjet supports Expedia’s forecast for growth in the APAC region, and Expedia very much welcomes the added competition in a market that is ripe for continued expansion. Expedia sees the increased competition in the region as a benefit for both online travel consumers and suppliers.” Read more

Expedia Australia and New Zealand appoints creative agency

On December 20, 2012 at 05:14 AM


Expedia Australia and New Zealand has today announced the appointment of its new creative agency, awarding the business to Sydney-based DDB.

Following a creative pitch, which took place over a two-month period, DDB was chosen from a shortlist of agencies, including incumbent BMF, to handle Expedia’s creative account in both Australia and New Zealand.

Marketing Director, Louise Crompton commented, “After careful consideration, we have made the decision to appoint DDB as our creative agency partner in Australia and New Zealand. Read more