Expedia One Key

Expedia launches loyalty program One Key

US: Expedia Group has introduced a new loyalty program across its three travel brands for travellers to earn and use rewards on eligible flights, hotels, vacation homes, car rentals, cruises and activities.


Expedia releases Q2 trend report for travel recovery

Worldwide: Expedia Group Media Solutions, the global travel advertising platformconnecting marketers with travellers across the Expedia Group brand, has released its Q2 2021 Travel Recovery Trend Report. The quarterly report combines Expedia Group first-party data and custom research with actionable insights to help travel marketers on their road to recovery. Wendy Olson Killion, senior

Expedia Group releases new travel statistics

Expedia Group releases global travel statistics

Worldwide: Expedia Group has completed a study unveiling the travel preferences of people around the globe post-pandemic, revealing an increase in the prioritisation of safety and financial security.  Through the study, Expedia Group produced the Traveller Value Index, which reveals the shifting priorities of travellers. The study took the preferences


HalalBooking partners with Expedia

UK: Islamic centred travel agency Halalbooking.com has partnered with global bookings firm Expedia to help it weather the global pandemic. The platform has over 300,000 registered users in over 84 countries, with a December 2019 valuation of $52.5 million. The business, headquartered in London, serves as an aggregator for Islamic


Expedia Group commits $275 million to partner recovery programme

US: Expedia Group has pledged $250 million in marketing credits and financial relief for those properties that participate in the programme, with a $25 million fund going towards advertising destinations. The three month programme, currently piloting in select countries in Asia, will see Expedia turn 25 per cent of the


Expedia raises $3.2 billion as Kern takes CEO role

US: Expedia Group has named Peter Kern and Eric Hart as its new CEO and CFO, and raised $3.2 billion in new funding. The new hires take over from Mark Okerstrom and Alan Pickerill, who both resigned in December over reported disagreements with the company’s board on strategy. AS well


Expedia and PhocusWire launch whitepaper on diversity and inclusion

Worldwide: The whitepaper calls for greater diversity and inclusion (D&I) in travel companies, revealing a lack of clear leadership track for women in senior roles. According to the World Travel Organisation, 54 per cent of women make up the global tourism workforce compared to 39 per cent in the broader


Expedia reveals boom in UK wellness tourism

UK: The latest data from Expedia Group shows that greater numbers of domestic and international visitors are seeking UK locations famed for relaxation and natural beauty. Over the next 12 months, more than two million UK holidaymakers plan to take a wellness trip, and Expedia predicts that 1.2 billion wellness