May 2012

Expedia.ca's 2012 Flip Flop Report

Expedia.ca Releases 2012 Flip Flop Report:
Study Examines Beachgoer Behaviours and Preferences
Across Five Continents

Global study reveals attitudes toward price, beach quality,
and nude sunbathing

TORONTO (ON), May 16, 2012 – Expedia.ca, Canada’s largest online travel provider, announced the results of a global survey that sheds light on the preferences of the typical beach-loving Canadian vacationer, many of whom will soon populate seashores around the globe.  According to Expedia.ca’s 2012 Flip Flop Report, Canada is among the most enthusiastic about beach vacations, with 45 per cent of Canadians saying they prefer a beach vacation to all other types of vacations, far ahead of the global average of 33 per cent.

Expedia.ca's Picks: The 5 Travel Apps your can't travel without!

How technology improves travel: 5 Apps you shouldn’t travel without

It’s no secret smartphone and tablet sales are skyrocketing.  In 2011, tablet sales nearly tripled compared to 2010 results and Apple’s latest 2011 Q4 results indicated smartphone and tablet sales were their highest ever on record.  

This phenomenon isn’t surprising considering the many benefits of these sleek and slim devices and one of the biggest perks is how much they simplify travel.   Now, travellers can enjoy email, access to social networks and the internet at their fingertips without having to lug around a laptop or check into an internet cafe. 

What are the biggest travel perks offered by smartphones and tablets, according to Expedia.ca?

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