The Scottish capital of Edinburgh is one of the world’s most beautiful cities. Its Old Town and Royal Mile are filled with the ghosts of medieval merchants, body snatchers, and poets, while its Georgian-styled New Town shines with the glories of the Scottish Enlightenment. To see Edinburgh in all her glory, climb to Arthur’s Seat,
https://www.expedia.com/Antigua.d11729.Destination-Travel-Guides Just 3 hours from Miami and 8 from London is Antigua, the largest island in the nation of Antigua and Barbuda. Antigua’s capital is St. John’s, a port town of plantation shutters, iron roofs and colors as bright as our spirit. Mix up a little history and shopping down by the city’s quays, where
‘Aloha’ has many meanings. In the Hawaiian language it can mean a happy greeting or a sweet farewell. It’s about relationships, interdependence, balance between man and nature, person to person.In this way, Aloha symbolizes the unique worldview of the Hawaiian people. What is your Aloha? #DiscoverYourAloha discoveryouraloha.expedia.com
https://www.expedia.com/Anchorage.d178230.Destination-Travel-Guides The city of Anchorage lies in Alaska’s mountainous south and is home to around 40 percent of all Alaskans. At the height of summer, Anchorage basks in 22 hours of sunlight, with the sun barely dipping below the horizon. The city is nestled snuggly against the immense Chugach State Park. Take the half-hour drive
With a population of only 300,000, Iceland can feel like the most isolated place on earth, yet its capital Reykjavik, is only a three-hour flight from London and just under six from New York. Reykjavik is relaxed and welcoming, yet possesses a cultural life that holds its own against other European capitals. Most buildings are
https://www.expedia.com/Amalfi-Coast.d180060.Destination-Travel-Guides The Amalfi Coast stretches for 30 miles along the southern coast of the Sorrentine Peninsula in Southern Italy. There are some places that are so famous and so legendary that even before you set foot there, it feels familiar. The Amalfi Coast or “road of a thousand bends” is one such place. This route
Oct.26 — Mark Okerstrom, chief executive officer at Expedia, discusses third-quarter results, the sales boost from home rentals through HomeAway, and the company’s strategy in China. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang on “Bloomberg Markets.” .
https://www.expedia.com/Tuscany.d601686.Destination-Travel-Guides Tuscany is a legendary region in central Italy that stretches from the Apennine Mountains to the west coast, meandering through endless vineyards, medieval towns and the impossibly beautiful cities of Florence, Siena and Pisa. In today’s modern world, defined by alarm clocks, deadlines and traffic jams, Tuscany lures travelers with the promise of a warmer, gentler
http://www.expedia.com/Paris.d179898.Destination-Travel-Guides Paris, the capital of France, attracts 42 million visitors a year. You can start your Paris tour on the metro, on foot, or with a taxi or bicycle; the city is easily navigable on all fronts. Visit the Arc de Triomphe in the center of the city and marvel at its graceful lines and
Winding roads through the beautiful Vipava Valley countryside © Dan Flying Solo Lonely Planet Trailblazer Daniel Clarke of Dan Flying Solo recently took a trip to Slovenia’s lush Vipava Valley – one of our Best in Europe destinations for 2018. From dazzling countryside to world-class wine, he shares his discoveries with us… I’ve been vocal
As one of the thought leaders in Expedia’s cloud migration, the Expedia Global Payments BI group architected, designed, and built a complete cloud data mart solution from the ground-up using the AWS stack and Tableau Online. In this session, we will discuss our technical architecture at a high level, and dive deeper into our methodology
The four most recent editions of Best in Travel © Lonely Planet Of all the amazing places and travel experiences on Earth, how do we choose the best for the year ahead? It’s a decision we do not take lightly. Read on for an overview of how the magic happens. 1. The survey The annual
Mark Okerstrom, CEO of Expedia, spoke at Skift Global Forum 2017 about taking over the company after the departure of a long-serving CEO, and the challenges of leading a multi-brand booking giant. Get details about future Skift events at http://forum.skift.com.
Rob with kite runners in Kabul, Afghanistan © Rob Lendon Meet community-level Pathfinder Rob Lendon, whose blog asecondlife.co.uk takes you down the road less-travelled, using exploration to motivate people to be more adventurous and, crucially, happy! Give us the low down on your blog My blog is a creative outlet for me to share my
https://www.expedia.com/lp/destinations/178293 New York City is an international metropolis built on the shoulders of immigrants and their descendants. New York City is home to eight million people, and the city receives more than 50 million visitors per year. Your New York City tour should include sampling the food of hundreds of different cultures, and you can
http://www.expedia.com/Las-Vegas.d178276.Destination-Travel-Guides Step out of the ordinary world and into the glittering, wild spread of “Sin City,” better known as Las Vegas, Nevada. Test your luck in the numerous casinos lining the city and then indulge in some Las Vegas sightseeing – will you win big or head home empty-handed? The main drag, also called “The