Expedia goes India!
Chennai: Expedia Inc, the world’s leading online travel company, announced its entry into India with the launch of Expedia.co.in The online travel booking site has been designed specifically for Indian travellers and offers the best in hotels and travel destinations worldwide, along with fully localised service and an in-country customer care center staffed with dedicated agents who speak both Hindi and English. “Indian online travel market is estimated to be worth over $2 billion for 2007-08 and is growing rapidly. The number of Indians traveling abroad is growing. For Indian travelers who prefer to holiday in exotic locations overseas, Expedia is the ideal place to book travel, as we are an international travel expert with global product range, competitive prices, and in-depth travel and destination information,” said Sharat Dhall, Managing Director, Expedia.co.in. “The launch of Expedia India provides us an additional foothold as we continue to invest aggressively in Asia to match the enormous scale and potential of the region,” said Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO, Expedia, Inc. Expedia’s customers in India will have access to nearly 80,000 hotels across the globe and covering a wide price range.
Expedia.co.in offers tickets to events, attractions, sightseeing tours, theme parks, spas, restaurants, culinary experiences, and unique experiences such as diving with sharks in Australia or going quad biking in Dubai.