Expedia: “mobiles are now essential for travel”

Expedia has apps both for iOS and Android.

And the study of mobile trends of its American customers has led to the discovery that 70% of its users book hotel rooms via mobile when they travel the same day.

Social media has a big role in travel with 86% of holidaymakers in the US taking photos of their vacations and with 58% sharing them on Facebook and other social media websites.

Not surprisingly, Facebook remains the most favorite social media with 54% share. Twitter has a share of 9% and Instagram has a share of 7%.

As per Joe Megibow, VP and GM,, mobile devices are now an integral part of travel whether someone travels for business or for pleasure.

His comments are validated by the number of bookings done through HotelTonight, which is a mobile only platform. 26% of bookings on Travelzoo US web traffic is also done through mobiles. is the UK’s leading mobile bingo portal.


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