The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the launch of a new online resource for increasing the sustainability of the tourism sector. The course, Targeting Zero Plastics in Tourism Businesses – with UNESCO, PATA & Expedia Group, is launched in conjunction with this year’s PATA Destination Marketing Forum (PDMF), held in Songkhla, Thailand, from August 2-4.
PATA has announce the launch of a new online resource for increasing the sustainability of the tourism sector. Targeting Zero Plastics in Tourism Businesses – with UNESCO, PATA & Expedia Group is launched in conjunction with this year’s PATA Destination Marketing Forum in Songkhla, Thailand, August 2-4.
Village Hotels, a group of more than 30 hotels across the UK, has joined Expedia’s Optimised Distribution programme, a partnership that provides travellers with better room rates and more accurate content across third-party travel providers.
The number of signatories to the Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism has passed the 500-mark, just four months after the landmark initiative was launched at the UN Climate Change Conference. The UNWTO reports that Expedia and Booking Holdings have become the latest signatories.
American Express Global Business Travel has successfully completed the acquisition of Egencia, a digital travel management platform, from travel giant Expedia.
Expedia has reported a net loss of $301 million for the three months to June. The figure is, however, a substantial improvement on the loss of $753 million reported in the same quarter of 2020.
As part of the transaction, Expedia Group would become a shareholder in, and enter a long-term strategic commercial agreement with, American Express Global Business Travel.
From an updated look and feel to enhanced product offerings, Expedia is looking to double down on efforts to deliver on travellers’ evolving wants and needs in a post-pandemic world.