Corporate News and Innovation
The World’s Best-Reviewed Hotels:
Expedia.com Releases 2015 Insiders’ Select List
Four New Zealand properties featured among 650 global properties named to the annual elite list, resulting from two million+ guest review
AUCKLAND, New Zealand, September 2, 2015 – Expedia.com®, one of the world’s largest full-service online travel sites*, has released the New Zealand results of the Expedia® 2015 Insiders’ Select® rankings, an annual crowd-sourced list of the world’s best-reviewed hotels. Read more
11 August 2015
The Expedia® Value Tracker reveals top international destinations
for New Zealand travellers
· Of Kiwi favourites, Australia offers best value for money
· South America and Russia lead the way in affordability
As the Kiwi dollar struggles against some of the world’s major currencies, and holidays on home-soil grow in appeal for many, the Expedia Value Tracker, out today, reveals the overseas destinations offering the best value for money for travellers. Read more
Savvy Kiwis love loyalty programs
- New research reveals 82 per cent of New Zealanders are fans of rewards programs
- 53 per cent of New Zealanders belong to at least one travel loyalty program
New Zealanders are passionate about making their hard-earned dollars go further, with new research out today revealing 82 per cent are fans of reward programs and 44 per cent of respondents highlighting travel rewards as most valuable.
Half the population (53%) says they are currently using travel loyalty programs in a bid to make their travel dreams a reality, with an estimated 8.2 million travel loyalty memberships registered across the country. Read more
Expedia Launches New Tablet App that Reimagines Search
New Expedia Tablet App Introduces Industry-First Combined Hotel and Flight Search,
Integrates Personalised Travel Data Across Multiple Devices
AUCKLAND, New Zealand, September 4, 2014– Expedia.com, one of the world's largest full service online travel sites*, today released the all-new Expedia app for tablets. It is available for free download from the App Store and Google Play.
The world’s largest online travel company, Expedia, is helping Kiwis fulfil their travel bucket lists in their brand new campaign: Out There, Starts Here.
The integrated campaign developed by DDB Sydney and Carat, across TV, cinema, digital and out of home features powerful images from around the world designed to inspire people to create their own travel adventure with Expedia.
The TVC will debut on New Zealand and Australian screens on Sunday, 28 April and will be complemented by out of home executions and digital.
Louise Crompton, Director of Brand Marketing, Expedia Australia and New Zealand, said: “We want to reignite the passion for travel and adventure that Kiwis and Aussies are known for.” Read more