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​SURGING CAPACITY AND FALLING PRICES – GLOBAL TRAVEL TRENDS 2017

​SURGING CAPACITY AND FALLING PRICES – GLOBAL TRAVEL TRENDS 2017

Press Releases   •   Dec 15, 2016 09:00 GMT

Average ticket prices continue to drop around the world More flights from more airlines mean more options for consumer UK hotels to benefit from Brexit – already seeing growing demand from both international and domestic tourists Havana, Mexico City and Dubai proving popular cities and India and China will continue growth

UK WORKERS MISSING OUT ON HOLIDAY

UK WORKERS MISSING OUT ON HOLIDAY

Press Releases   •   Nov 15, 2016 00:01 GMT

· One in five (19%) Brits won’t take their full allowance in 2016, largely due to pressure at work · Expedia’s annual ‘Vacation Deprivation’ study reveals the holiday habits of workers around the world · Brits rank mid table internationally in work-life balance index, with Germany coming top

Looking for things that go bump in the night? Expedia reveals some of the world’s oddest Halloween traditions and spooky hotels

Looking for things that go bump in the night? Expedia reveals some of the world’s oddest Halloween traditions and spooky hotels

Press Releases   •   Oct 24, 2016 11:30 BST

· From hiding knives in Germany to welcoming dead souls back to life in Austria, Expedia has revealed some of the most unusual Halloween traditions around the world · For those looking to get a fright on home soil, Expedia has also located the UK’s spookiest stays · To view more and book a stay in a haunted hotel visit, visit expediablog.co.uk/hauntedhotels

SHOPPING PERKS: TOP GLOBAL COFFEE HOTSPOTS REVEALED

SHOPPING PERKS: TOP GLOBAL COFFEE HOTSPOTS REVEALED

Press Releases   •   Sep 28, 2016 00:01 BST

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London, Paris, Milan - the best 'hidden gem' shopping destinations revealed!
LONDON IS THE SHOPPING CAPITAL OF THE WORLD

LONDON IS THE SHOPPING CAPITAL OF THE WORLD

Press Releases   •   Sep 14, 2016 00:01 BST

• More people in Europe have visited London for a shopping holiday than any other city worldwide • For Brits, the ‘shoes cruise’ – heading abroad for footwear and clothes – overtakes the booze cruise in popularity • New ‘Shopping’ campaign from Expedia highlights the best destinations around the world for retail therapy

THE (TENTA) COOLEST HOLIDAY DESTINATIONS: BEST POKÉMON GO SPOTS WORLDWIDE REVEALED

THE (TENTA) COOLEST HOLIDAY DESTINATIONS: BEST POKÉMON GO SPOTS WORLDWIDE REVEALED

Press Releases   •   Jul 29, 2016 09:30 BST

The top Pokémon Go holiday spots worldwide have been uncovered.

FROM HAUTE CUISINE TO ICE SKATING VIA STARGAZING: TOP AIRPORT EXPERIENCES WORLDWIDE REVEALED

FROM HAUTE CUISINE TO ICE SKATING VIA STARGAZING: TOP AIRPORT EXPERIENCES WORLDWIDE REVEALED

Press Releases   •   Jul 21, 2016 10:00 BST

Too often, the process of travelling can seem like a necessary evil to get out of the way before the holiday starts, but it doesn’t have to be that way. With a little bit of expertise and a sprinkling of adventure, you can experience some local culture, eat the best meal you’ve ever had and even go ice-skating, all without leaving the airport.

Location, Location, Location – big screen inspiration for holiday destinations

Location, Location, Location – big screen inspiration for holiday destinations

Press Releases   •   Jul 20, 2016 14:34 BST

Summer blockbusters are always a visual spectacle, with special effects, dynamic leads and show stealing scenery offering a feast for the eyes. This year’s crop are no exception, whisking you from the jungles of Gabon in West Africa, to the skyscrapers of Toronto in Canada and back to the UK again.

Discover the alternative Tour de France with Expedia.co.uk

Discover the alternative Tour de France with Expedia.co.uk

Press Releases   •   Jul 11, 2016 14:27 BST

Have you been inspired by the intense cycling action and beautiful scenery at this year’s Tour de France? Do you fancy lazy evenings spent sampling gastronomical delights and early morning explorations through idylic countryside? If so, then it might be time to get back on the saddle (or horseback) and explore the picturesque sights of France this summer.

Brits holiday fears revealed: Half of us fear Sharks at the beach

Brits holiday fears revealed: Half of us fear Sharks at the beach

Press Releases   •   Jul 08, 2016 14:30 BST

Study reveals half of Brits fear Sharks - 6.6 million too scared to swim The chances of shark encounter are 1,000 times less than winning an Oscar 2.3 million of us have postponed a holiday in order to get a beach body

‘THE SLOB’ REVEALED AS MOST ANNOYING BEACHGOER

‘THE SLOB’ REVEALED AS MOST ANNOYING BEACHGOER

Press Releases   •   Jun 14, 2016 10:18 BST

- Global study uncovers the most annoying beach behaviours - ‘The Slob’ – who leaves litter on the beach – causes most frustration among travellers - Brits among the most likely to get annoyed by loud mouths and inattentive parents whilst soaking up the sun

LONG GONE IS THE CHIC TRAVEL ERA

LONG GONE IS THE CHIC TRAVEL ERA

Press Releases   •   Jun 09, 2016 10:19 BST

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ALMOST HALF OF BRITS BOOK HOLIDAYS ‘WITH THEIR STOMACHS’

ALMOST HALF OF BRITS BOOK HOLIDAYS ‘WITH THEIR STOMACHS’

Press Releases   •   Jun 01, 2016 08:54 BST

· One in 10 will go on a ‘foodie’ holiday in 2016 – a 468% rise since 2013 · When it comes to booking destinations, food is more important than cultural experiences, outdoor activities or a friend's recommendations on a destination · A third of holidaymakers even decide to boomerang back to the same destination, just for the food

FOOD TOURISM BOOMING FOR BRITS

FOOD TOURISM BOOMING FOR BRITS

Press Releases   •   Apr 20, 2016 10:10 BST

· One in 10 will go on a ‘foodie’ holiday in 2016 – a meteoric rise since 2013 · Brits more gastronomically adventurous than Spanish or Italian travellers · Top emerging destinations for food tourism revealed: Puglia in Italy, Madrid in Spain and Cornwall

BETTER SKIN, FEELING YOUNGER... AND EVEN A HIGHER SEX DRIVE – STUDY REVEALS THE TRUE VALUE OF A HOLIDAY

BETTER SKIN, FEELING YOUNGER... AND EVEN A HIGHER SEX DRIVE – STUDY REVEALS THE TRUE VALUE OF A HOLIDAY

Press Releases   •   Apr 01, 2016 12:10 BST

Study reveals top benefits of a holiday – including boosting confidence, creativity and libido Good feeling of holiday lasts 24 days on average Psychologist Dr. Linda Papadopoulos reveals the importance of breaking the daily routine, experiencing new things and serotonin-inducing sunshine, contributing to the ‘holiday feeling’

Media alert : Last minute Easter destinations for families from Expedia

Media alert : Last minute Easter destinations for families from Expedia

Press Releases   •   Mar 21, 2016 11:36 GMT

Discover some of the best family friendly Easter destinations across Europe From the snowy plains of Lapland to the streets of Lisbon, see some surprising Easter destinations For more last minute deals and holiday suggestions check out www.Expedia.co.uk/last-minute-deals

St. Patrick’s Day – top destinations to celebrate in 2016 revealed

St. Patrick’s Day – top destinations to celebrate in 2016 revealed

Press Releases   •   Mar 15, 2016 13:54 GMT

· The top destinations across the globe to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day are revealed · Move over Dublin – Birmingham, Nottingham and Tokyo are predicted as the best places to join the celebration