Brand Expedia Study: Malaysia Ranked Fourth Most Vacation Deprived Globally

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Brand Expedia Study: Malaysia Ranked Fourth Most Vacation Deprived Globally

Expedia’s Annual Vacation Deprivation Report reveals that only 39 percent of Malaysians fully utilize their entitled annual leave

Expedia’s “Women With Capes” Share How Travel Empowers And Inspires People Around The World, Even Those From Malaysia

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Expedia’s “Women With Capes” Share How Travel Empowers And Inspires People Around The World, Even Those From Malaysia

At Expedia, we truly believe in the power of travel and the positive impact it has on the personal growth of folks from all walks of life. Traveling provides tremendous opportunity for leisure, adventure, and self-discovery. It gives us the opportunity to learn and connect with new cultures, emotionally and physically, as we discover what makes us similar or different from others around the world. It opens our minds and at times, allows us to step out of our comfort zone and try new things.

7 Beautiful Cherry Blossom Spot You Won’t Want To Miss This Spring 2019

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7 Beautiful Cherry Blossom Spot You Won’t Want To Miss This Spring 2019

Spring is upon us and it’s THE most exciting time of the year as seasons transition, trees bloom and the landscapes emerge from the winter. We have all experienced travel moments that were so perfect, we could have stayed in them forever. And what probably made the moment even more memorable was the fact that it felt like it ended too soon.

Malaysian Travellers Can Save Big on Flight Costs by Booking on a Sunday

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Malaysian Travellers Can Save Big on Flight Costs by Booking on a Sunday

The 2019 Travel Pricing Outlook [1] report, drawing on sophisticated analysis, reveals timing matters when it comes to unlocking travel savings.

Brand Expedia’s 2018 Year in Review Trends Report: KL, Singapore & Bangkok are Top Cities Malaysians Travelled to in 2018

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Brand Expedia’s 2018 Year in Review Trends Report: KL, Singapore & Bangkok are Top Cities Malaysians Travelled to in 2018

As the year draws to a close and Malaysians start planning for the year ahead, we took a moment to look back on how Malaysians travelled in 2018.

Twin Towers Aside, Malaysia is High on Heritage

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Twin Towers Aside, Malaysia is High on Heritage

Rich in natural and cultural heritage, Malaysia continues to promote its national heritage and believes that this would bring a positive impact to society. Malaysia’s Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohammadin Ketapi went on to declare an additional 255 heritage items and sites recently, a steady increase from the years before to further drive economic growth, specifically through Heritage Tourism.  

Countdown to Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals – Expedia Malaysia Announces Great Travel Offers for Malaysia Travellers

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Countdown to Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals – Expedia Malaysia Announces Great Travel Offers for Malaysia Travellers

Expedia.com.my today officially announced the beginning of Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals.  The countdown for bargain-hunters who look forward to the two biggest shopping sales of the year is over. This year Expedia offers almost five times the amount of deals compared with last year. So, November is definitely the time to get the dream trip on a budget.

Brand Expedia Study Reveals that Malaysian Travellers Look for Flexibility and Savings When Booking for Travel

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Brand Expedia Study Reveals that Malaysian Travellers Look for Flexibility and Savings When Booking for Travel

Ahead of the year-end peak travel season, Expedia® one of the world’s leading full-service online travel brands, has introduced a new way for Malaysian travellers to save on travel. With the launch of the all-new Expedia Add-On Advantage today in Malaysia, modern travellers who seek value and convenience are now empowered with the flexibility of booking a flight or package first at their preferred price, before adding on a hotel booking at discounted rates of up to 58 percent1 off up till the day of their departure.

Standard Chartered And Brand Expedia Team Up To Help People Go Places

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Standard Chartered And Brand Expedia Team Up To Help People Go Places

Standard Chartered and Brand Expedia are launching a three- year global collaboration that offers the Standard Chartered card holders a suite of attractive benefits and discounts on hotels and holiday packages booked on Expedia.

Brand Expedia Study: Digitally Savvy Malaysians Travel Frequently Despite Being One of the Most Cost-Conscious Nation

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Brand Expedia Study: Digitally Savvy Malaysians Travel Frequently Despite Being One of the Most Cost-Conscious Nation

Brand Expedia today announced its Global Flight and Hotel Etiquette® Study 2018, revealing Malaysians to be one of the most cost-conscious and technologically inclined avid travellers in Asia.

Expedia.com.my Study: Malaysia Third Most Vacation Deprived Globally

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Expedia.com.my Study: Malaysia Third Most Vacation Deprived Globally

The annual study reveals that Malaysians need to reset their work-life balance, with only 37 percent taking their entitled annual leaves KUALA LUMPUR, 1st March 2018 – Expedia.com.my today released the key results of its 2017 Expedia Vacation Deprivation® Study, an annual survey that looks at the vacation habits of more than 15,000 employees across 30 countries, revealing that Malaysia is the third most vacation deprived country globally and the second in Asia Pacific According to the study, almost two third of Malaysians (65 percent) described themselves as very or somewhat vacation deprived, which implies that Malaysians need to reset their work-life balance. 52 percent of Malaysian employees reported that they cancelled their vacation plans due to their work and only 37 […]

15 Wild Ways to See the World

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15 Wild Ways to See the World

Forget walking tours and bus rides, if you want to see the world from a different perspective, you need to think outside the box. From submarines and steamboats to dogsleds and sidecars, Expedia has pulled together 15 ways to see the world that put the tour bus to shame.   1. Tokyo, Japan — Go-Karts Ditch the taxi and take to the streets of Tokyo in a novelty go-kart. Mario Kart costumes are also optional, but highly recommended, as you hop behind the wheel of this speedy vehicle for a grand prix led by a guide or off on your own. This has to be one of the most fun ways to cruise past iconic sites such as Tokyo Tower and the […]

Top 10 Poshtels Around the World

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Top 10 Poshtels Around the World

Curated, boutique, chic, jaw dropping location, stunning interior design. No, this is not a luxury five star hotel. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. These are just a few of the words being used to describe “Poshtels” – high end hostels where you don’t need to sacrifice on your creature comforts to save money on your vacation. With millennial travelers, flashpackers and grey nomads hitting the road looking for unique experiences and a sense of community over decadence, poshtels are on the rise. Expedia has pulled together its top poshtels around the world.   1. All Stars Inn on Bealey, Christchurch New Zealand Following widespread earthquake damage to many of the buildings in Christchurch, businesses began popping up in shipping containers and temporary […]

Planning a Trip to Celebrate New Year’s Eve?

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Planning a Trip to Celebrate New Year’s Eve?

Expedia.com.my® Recommends Where to Go and How to Get There Cheap Kuala Lumpur – As the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve (NYE), people across the world will begin to usher in 2018. While some Malaysians may choose to celebrate the New Year closer to home, others might jump at the chance to celebrate the occasion somewhere special. Using 2016 flight demand data and 2017 destination search data, the team at Expedia.com.my® has cracked the code on where Malaysians and the rest of the world will be when the clock strikes 12 on 31 December 2017, when to book and how to get the best deals. “With just over six weeks to go for New Year’s Eve, it’s still not too […]

Early Birds Do Catch the First Worm When it Comes to Travel

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Early Birds Do Catch the First Worm When it Comes to Travel

Expedia.com.my® reveals that Malaysians can save over 10 percent when booking airfare 21-30 days before holidays while saving about 15 percent when booking 91 days in advance. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, September 15, 2017 – Expedia.com.my®, today shared details of its last-minute travel booking data, unveiling valuable tips for Malaysians to save money by booking travel in advance. Based on Expedia’s air-ticket booking data for travel from June to August 2016, close to half of Malaysian travellers (50 percent) make their travel bookings only one month in advance, with more than three in ten (37 percent) making their bookings less than two weeks in advance of their travel date. Interestingly, Expedia’s data also showed that greatest savings on airfares, with up to 15 […]

Harder for Malaysians to Separate from Mobile Phones than Cigarettes on Long Haul Flights – Expedia.com.my® Study

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Harder for Malaysians to Separate from Mobile Phones than Cigarettes on Long Haul Flights – Expedia.com.my® Study

Despite the mobile phone separation anxiety, Malaysians found to be considerate and compassionate flight passengers.  KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, 6 March 2017 – Expedia.com.my® today released findings from the 2017 Expedia® Airplane Etiquette Study which was conducted globally to explore passengers’ attitude when travelling on a plane. In Malaysia, the survey established that the majority of Malaysians found it harder to go without their mobile phones than cigarettes. “As priorities go, the use of mobile phone definitely seems to come out on top for us Malaysians”, said Lavinia Rajaram, Regional Head of Consumer Public Relations, for Expedia brand in Asia. “We saw the majority, at 54 percent say that they most hated parting with their phones on long haul flights, since that meant […]