Expedia expands into area

Expedia is expanding its reach into the North Island.

Expedia is expanding its reach into the North Island.

At the Regional District of Mount Waddington meeting March 17, Tourism Coordinator Joli White told council two representatives from travel giant Expedia attended the Port Hardy and District Chamber of Commerce meeting Feb. 18.

Monita Sidhu is the associate market manager serving Vancouver Island.

“She is our area representative.

“They’ve been fairly active on the North Island.” “Expedia is such a huge network. It’s really interesting that they’ve made an investment to have a representative in this area,” White said.

“They’re starting with the accommodation side,” she said.

“We already have a number of new properties that are listed on there now,” she said.

Expedia is an online travel company originally launched in October of 1996 by Microsoft.