Bellevue, Wash., April 2, 2014 – Expedia, the world’s largest full-service online travel company, today introduced Media Lounge, the latest addition to the Expedia App for iPhone or iPod touch. With Media Lounge, customers will have the opportunity to download premium content from within the Expedia app aimed to make travels easier and more enjoyable. The first Media Lounge offering, available today in the Expedia app, is Over, a photo-editing app that enables travelers to personalize photos by adding text and artwork. Regularly $1.99, Over is available for free through Media Lounge for a limited time.
In addition, the Expedia app will recommend content (both free and paid) to help customers with their travels. Both featured and recommended content are carefully curated to enrich the travel experiences of users everywhere.
“Here at Expedia, we believe that technology should deliver a delightfully relevant experience at every stage: from booking to check-in, and beyond,” says John Kim, Senior Vice President, Expedia. “With the introduction of Media Lounge, we’re taking the next step in providing a more complete experience for our users that are traveling with their iPhone or iPod touch.”
The Expedia App is available for free from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.AppStore.com/Expedia. The app is available in 25 countries and customized to each of their primary languages. Specific Media Lounge offers and terms vary based on location and availability. New content will be available with Media Lounge during the first week of each month.
Customers can visit www.expedia.com/medialounge to learn more.
Expedia.com is the world’s leading online travel site, helping millions of travelers per month easily plan and book travel. Expedia.com (http://www.expedia.com/, 1-800-EXPEDIA) aims to provide the latest technology and the widest selection of vacation packages, flights, hotels, rental cars, cruises and in-destination activities, attractions, and services. With the Expedia Best Price Guarantee, Expedia.com customers can get the best rates available online for all types of travel.
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Disclaimer: *Based on a comparison of other full-service online travel agencies, defined as those providing booking and services related to air, hotel, cruise, car and activities to a global customer base. Data based on comScore Media Metrix for Expedia, Inc. Sites, World-wide, Average Monthly Unique Visitors, Oct ’12-Sept ’13.
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