After closing the gap in recent months, Expedia has finally overtaken Thomson to become the most popular travel agency website in the UK.
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Thomson’s triumphant return to the top of the leader board of the most popular travel sites in the UK was buoyed further last week with further gains to its lead over rival Expedia.
Expedia lost its coveted place as the most popular travel site in the UK last week, seeing rival web brand Thomson move in to pole position with a slender lead.
Expedia is within a whisker of re-taking pole position from Thomson in the list of leading travel websites in the UK.
Post-Christmas ad campaigns kicking in and having an effect with Thomson taking a massive jump in share of web traffic to leading UK travel websites.
Online travel agency TravelRepublic says there will be no change to its strategy or staff line-up following its sale to Dnata Worldwide Travel at the end of December
UK-based online travel agency TravelRepublic is heading into the busy January sales on two fronts – heavily discounted products and, more importantly, offloading the business.
Online travel agency Opodo has made a rare return to the top ten leading websites in the UK, coincidentally the same week as TravelRepublic tumbled down the charts.
A week after losing top spot to Expedia, Thomson is in danger moving further down the rankings after Lastminute.com closed to within a fraction of second place this week.