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Canadians increasingly choosing staycations over travel vacations – not to their benefit, explains Canadian travel expert study finds one in three (34 per cent) Canadians plan to use their staycation time completing chores and running errands

Toronto, June 25, 2014– According to a recent survey from, Canada’s leading online travel provider*, 55 per cent of Canadians are planning to take more staycation time this year compared to last. has teamed up with Canadian travel blogger Nicole Wears from the Traveling Canucks ( who warns that while staycations may help Canadians cross items off their to do list, they fall short in other ways.

Expedia App now on Windows Phone


June 23, 2014– Beginning today, the Expedia travel app is available in the Windows Phone Store for download. has heard from various customers who use Windows Phones that they were interested in having access to the app on the Windows platform and now a new experience is available for Windows devices.

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CANADIANS CLAIM TO BE “MORE ADVENTUROUS” WHILE ON BEACH VACATIONS – BUT ARE WE REALLY? Escape Winter Report finds men profess to consider trying new things while on vacation, but more women actually do it

Toronto, January 7– With Canada now fully in winter’s grip, new survey data from Expedia.caTM, Canada’s leading online travel provider, finds that almost one in four of us (24 per cent) plans to escape winter by taking off for a beach vacation in the sunny south. But are Canadians really as adventurous as we like to think we are when we hit the beach?

Canadians are Kings and Queens of Hearts for Las Vegas Visits

– Move over ‘The Hangover’-Style Vegas Vacation: For Canadians, Sin City’s seen as a Romantic Getaway Destination –

Toronto, October 8, 2013– Las Vegas will forever be considered a destination where a bachelor’s last days of freedom are best spent before tying the knot – but the sparkling jewel in the desert is actually a top choice of those who have already embraced coupledom, according to a recent survey by Expedia.caTM, Canada’s leading online travel provider. One in four Canadian respondents (25 per cent) said a romantic getaway with their partner is the main reason they would venture to Vegas, narrowly edging out other options such as celebrating a bachelor or bachelorette, recognizing a milestone and partying with friends.