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

Beach breaks that won’t break the bank

On October 23, 2012 at 04:47 AM

 

Pack your bags and break out the jandals, Kiwis can now take advantage of huge savings on holidays in the South Pacific thanks to Expedia.co.nz.

With 70 world-class, discounted hotels to choose from in Fiji, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Samoa, The Cook Islands and French Polynesia, Expedia customers can now turn their dream of a tropical island getaway into reality for only a fraction of the price.

Fancy a trip to Fiji? Book an ocean view room at the four-and-a-half-star Naviti Resorton October 25th 2012 and save up to 44% per cent on a three-night stay. With rooms starting from only $186 per night, you’ll already be feeling relaxed upon your arrival. Read more

Expedia TAAP announces sponsorship of New Zealand Travel Industry Awards

On September 20, 2012 at 12:35 AM

 

Expedia TAAP announces sponsorship of New Zealand Travel Industry Awards

 

Sydney, September 4th 2012: Expedia, the world’s largest online travel company, today announced its sponsorship of the first New Zealand Travel Industry Awardsfor over a decade.

The Expedia Travel Agent Affiliate Program(TAAP) is the platinum sponsor of the inaugural awards, which will see the New Zealand travel community come together to celebrate and reward its members.

The awards, which will take place on the 8th September at The Langham Hotel, Aucklandprovide recognition for both individuals and businesses, rewarding outstanding achievements within the travel industry. Read more

The Most Bang for Your Travel Buck: Expedia.com Releases 2012 Insiders’ Select List of the World’s Best-Reviewed Hotels

On July 18, 2012 at 02:02 AM

 

The Most Bang for Your Travel Buck: Expedia.com Releases
2012 Insiders’ Select List of the World’s Best-Reviewed Hotels

Crowd-Sourced Rankings Powered by 500,000+ Qualified Traveller Reviews;
Slovakian Boutique Tops 2012 List; “Green” Hotels Soaring in Popularity

 

Sydney, June 28th 2012: Expedia.com®, the world’s largest online travel company, today announced the Expedia 2012 Insiders' Select rankings, an annual crowd-sourced list of the world’s best-reviewed hotels. Read more

Experts develop mathematical equation for holiday happiness

On July 18, 2012 at 01:43 AM

Experts develop mathematical equation for holiday happiness

Your next trip must: Create ‘holiday envy’ in your friends and family

Be packed full of activities

Offer value for money

Offer multiple party opportunities

Have you returning to New Zealand relaxed and de-stressed 

Sydney, 4 March 2012: With summer at a close, it’s no wonder we are all thinking about our next holiday - but being the highly subjective and personal pursuits they are, can mathematics play a role in defining a great break? 

A group of experts including a psychologist, a mathematician and travel experts from Expedia.co.nz set out to find just that, and have created the formula for holiday happiness. Read more