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Vacations Boost Pleasure, Expedia Study Finds

Vacations Boost Pleasure, Expedia Study Finds

Vacations Boost Pleasure, Expedia Study Finds

Expedia Pleasure Index reveals that vacations boost overall happiness, improve marriages and lift libido

 

 

Bellevue, Wash., May 7, 2013 – Expedia.com®, the world’s largest online travel agency, today released the results of an online survey conducted on their behalf by Harris Interactive, which was designed to examine the link between vacations and happiness. The Expedia® Pleasure Index found that consumers link their personal happiness to vacations. 86% of Americans pair the two, and those who vacation three or more times per year are more likely to do so than those who travel two or fewer times.

 

 

Expedia Adds Beautiful, Simple Itinerary with Live Data to Award-Winning Booking App

Expedia Adds Beautiful, Simple Itinerary with Live Data to Award-Winning Booking App

 
Expedia Shares New Download Numbers, Passes 11 Million Downloads Milestone on Eve of Mobile Itineraries Launch

 

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Expedia: Last-Minute Mobile Hotel Bookings Spike on New Year’s Eve

Expedia: Last-Minute Mobile Hotel Bookings Spike on New Year’s Eve

 

Study of last-minute mobile booking behavior reveals that “revelry” and “romance” are most cited causes

 

BELLEVUE, Wash., December 20, 2012 – Having witnessed a spike in last-minute mobile hotel bookings during different national holidays, Expedia.com®, the world’s leading online travel agency, today released the results of a study of such behavior. Conducted online by Harris Interactive among 2,893 online U.S. adults, the study examined consumer willingness to use a mobile device to book a hotel room within 24 hours, and the various reasons for doing so.

 

Expedia App Arrives for Windows 8

Expedia App Arrives for Windows 8

 

More than 140,000 Hotels, Mobile Exclusive Deals With Up To 60% Off Now Accessible Via The Windows Store; App Features Real Time Availability

 

BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 18, 2012 – Expedia.com, one of the world’s leading online travel agencies, announced today that its highly popular Expedia app is launching on Windows 8. The app is available immediately for free download in the Windows Store.

 

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The French Take 30 Days Off, Americans Take 10: Expedia’s 2012 Vacation Deprivation Study Reveals Stark Differences in National Attitudes Towards Vacation

The French Take 30 Days Off, Americans Take 10:
Expedia’s 2012 Vacation Deprivation Study Reveals Stark Differences in National Attitudes Towards Vacation

 

Japanese, Koreans, Americans and Mexicans take fewest vacation days;
French, Spanish, German and Brazilian workers take most

 

BELLEVUE, Wash., November 15, 2012 – Expedia.com®, the world’s leading online travel agency, today released the results of the 2012 Vacation Deprivation® study, an annual analysis of vacation habits across multiple countries and continents. The 2012 study was conducted online by Harris Interactive among 8,687 employed adults in September and October 2012 on behalf of Expedia.com in North America, Europe, Asia, South America and Australia.