Expedia have launched an interactive airline luggage allowance guide to help people shopping for flights find out which one really is best for them.
In an exclusive agreement, Vueling Holidays, powered by Expedia’s white-labelled online template, gives travellers access to flight and hotel package deals, including Expedia Group’s global supply of more than 500,000 accommodations in over 25,000 destinations worldwide.
Expedia Group has purchased the 25 per cent equity interest in AAE Travel held by AirAsia, the joint venture formed by the two firms in March 2011. The cash consideration is $60 million, net of AirAsia’s concurrent purchase of AirAsiaGo.com domain names and related assets from AAE Travel.
Expedia Group has confirmed that its customers in all European markets (including the UK and Switzerland) will not be charged the distribution surcharge on flights from Air France, KLM and the carriers’ low-cost affiliate, Hop!.
Thomas Cook has announced it has entered into a strategic alliance with Expedia, one of the world’s leading travel companies. Under the terms of the agreement, Expedia will become the preferred provider of hotels for Thomas Cook’s complementary city and domestic holiday business and will provide its booking platform to support all city break and hotel-only sales across Thomas Cook distribution channels in Europe.
Expedia has announced that its board of directors has approved the appointment of Mark Okerstrom, currently chief financial officer and executive vice president of operations, to succeed Dara Khosrowshahi as president and chief executive of the company.
Expedia has announced travellers can now book hotels in Cuba on its global points of sale. The destination continues to generate interest as a hot destination among traveller; its ministry of tourism reported more than four million foreign visitors in 2016, with the biggest increase in visitor numbers from the US.
Expedia and SilverRail Technologies have entered into a definitive agreement in which Expedia will acquire a majority stake in SilverRail. SilverRail set out to solve rail’s most challenging technology problems and has been an important Expedia industry partner, helping to bring online booking for rail to customers.