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Out Travel The System

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Even when we’re not going anywhere, we’re planning our next adventure. As a global leader in travel, Expedia has created this entertaining podcast offering travel information and ideas so you can learn and get inspired. Before you embark on your next trip, join host Nisreene Atassi to swap tips with travel experts and industry insiders, as well as people just like you who have great travel stories to share. Subscribe today, and learn to navigate the online travel booking space and Out Travel The System. Got a great travel story to share? We’d love to hear from you, @Expedia on social media.

Even when we’re not going anywhere, we’re planning our next adventure. As a global leader in travel, Expedia has created this entertaining podcast offering travel information and ideas so you can learn and get inspired. Before you embark on your next trip, join host Nisreene Atassi to swap tips with travel experts and industry insiders, as well as people just like you who have great travel stories to share. Subscribe today, and learn to navigate the online travel booking space and Out Travel The System. Got a great travel story to share? We’d love to hear from you, @Expedia on social media.

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Even when we’re not going anywhere, we’re planning our next adventure. As a global leader in travel, Expedia has created this entertaining podcast offering travel information and ideas so you can learn and get inspired. Before you embark on your next trip, join host Nisreene Atassi to swap tips with travel experts and industry insiders, as well as people just like you who have great travel stories to share. Subscribe today, and learn to navigate the online travel booking space and Out Travel The System. Got a great travel story to share? We’d love to hear from you, @Expedia on social media.

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English


Episodes

Japan, The Land of Infinite Travel Possibilities

1/18/2021
Japan isn't just the Land of the Rising Sun - it's a place where you can explore the latest and greatest technology, traditions that date back centuries, and artisan craftsmanship taken to its very highest levels. In this episode of Out Travel the System, host Nisreene Atassi delves into the infinite possibilities of Japan with the help of Rie Homura, Japan Area Manager for Expedia, and Shayla Silva, a social media manager for Expedia. Take in their tips for how to start researching the...

Duration:00:26:36

Mini Tutorial on Navigating Changing Travel Conditions

1/13/2021
Just ahead of our full episode about Japan, we thought it might be handy to show you how we at Out Travel the System stay on top of changing travel conditions. This mini-episode takes you through navigating an extremely useful page: Expedia's COVID-19 travel guide. You know we love to inform and inspire, so please take a listen through in advance of Out Travel the System's next episode. These other links may also be handy as you dream of traveling to Japan:...

Duration:00:02:14

Wonderful Winter Staycation Inspiration

1/4/2021
Winter is here and that means new opportunities to re-think what a 'staycation' can mean, in this episode of Out Travel the System. From setting up a little oasis of self-care at home, to strapping on some snowshoes and heading out into the frosty blue yonder, it's shaping up to be a great time to get in touch with some of the things you've always wanted to do... but haven't had time to do. Host Nisreene Atassi gets tips on planning a winter staycation and how locals are being courted by...

Duration:00:28:19

Movie Magic and the Holidays

12/21/2020
It's that time of year again - where we settle down on the couch with a plate of snacks and a favorite beverage, and watch ALL.THE.HOLIDAY.MOVIES! On this episode of Out Travel the System, we're living vicariously through picture-perfect scenes and solvable plot problems, and doing some advance research for future destinations to fully get into the Christmas spirit. Along for the (sleigh) ride with host Nisreene Atassi are Tracy Lanza, Senior VP of Integrated Marketing for Brand USA, and Ron...

Duration:00:29:33

Making the Most out of Mexico

12/7/2020
Chances are, you or someone you know has spent time in Mexico before. But if you were asked where the country's most beautiful beach was, where to get the best seafood tacos, or where you could soak in some beautiful architecture, would you know what to say? These are just a few of the ideas that permeate this episode of Out Travel the System. Nisreene Atassi learns about a whole host of options for things to do and places to go, thanks to help from Christian Villalva, Sr. Business...

Duration:00:30:08

The Inside Mini-Scoop in Travel to Mexico

12/2/2020
This is a special mini-episode of Out Travel the System, hosted by Nisreene Atassi. It's designed to give you some perspective on possible travel to Mexico, when the time is right for you. It comes ahead of our full episode, where we deep dive into Mexico as a destination. Expedia's COVID-19 travel guide provides easy access to some key resources to incorporate into any travel you may be planning to do. At Out Travel the System, we're here to both inform and inspire. See...

Duration:00:02:08

Look Into The Travel Future with Expedia's Travel Trends Report

11/23/2020
Ever wished you had a crystal ball that could show you the future in travel? This episode of Out Travel the System is the next best thing, because it's a deep dive into Expedia's Travel Trends report. It's based on a foundation of billions of data points about travelers, flights, accommodations, and various local attractions. Join host Nisreene Atassi, Christie Hudson, Sr. PR Manager for Expedia, and Chuck Thackston, Managing Director of Data Science and Research for Airlines Reporting...

Duration:00:26:22

Extra Extra - Tips and Tricks to Hack Expedia's Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sale

11/20/2020
Out Travel the System host Nisreene Atassi is all about giving listeners the inside scoop - and that's the inspiration for this mini-episode! It's designed to help you maximize your savings on the Expedia Black Friday/Cyber Monday sale, which could have you scoring some hot deals Nov. 23-Dec. 1, 2020, for travel taking place well into next year. Combine this with some of the travel hacks in our upcoming Expedia Travel Trends report episode, and you could be sitting pretty - and saving big -...

Duration:00:05:13

Bonus - More Travel and Food Memories with Nilou Motamed

11/18/2020
Turns out host Nisreene Atassi and guest Nilou Motamed really, really love talking about food, travel, and all of the great memories still waiting to be made. Here is a bonus episode of Out Travel the System, continuing the conversation from Season Two's Episode Seven, A Trip Down Food Travel Memory Lane. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:21:04

A Trip Down Food Travel Memory Lane

11/16/2020
Consider this fair warning - snacks are going to be necessary while listening to this episode of Out Travel the System! Join host Nisreene Atassi as she and guest Nilou Motamed - who you may know from Top Chef and her time as Editor-in-Chief of Food & Wine Magazine - discuss how they're re-living key travel memories through the meals they're making. Their conversation touches on memorable meals through previous travels, and how food connects us all through the globe. They talk about bringing...

Duration:00:28:58

Hack the Reverse Road Trip for Major Savings

11/9/2020
Road trip season doesn't have to end when the summer does - in fact, there are many reasons to get out onto the open road all year round. In this episode of Out Travel the System, host Nisreene Atassi gets the insider scoop on where and when to time your car rental to coordinate with your larger travel plans or score epic reverse road trip savings. She's joined on the journey by Paul Tomasiello, Expedia's Sr. Director of Global Car Supply, and Megan Lundquist, an extremely expert road...

Duration:00:29:58

Helping you get to Hawaii

10/26/2020
Hawaii is a bucket list destination for many. Even if you've been there before, there is always something new to discover, and something refreshing for the soul in the aloha spirit. This episode of Out Travel the System is all about helping you not only dream about heading to Hawaii, but giving you practical trip-planning advice that you can use to make your trip a reality now, or at some point in the future. Join host Nisreene Atassi as she speaks with Damon Fairchild, Expedia Sr. Business...

Duration:00:31:22

The inside mini-scoop on travel to Hawaii

10/21/2020
This is a special mini-episode of Out Travel the System, hosted by Nisreene Atassi. It's designed to give you a quick snapshot of what travelers currently need to know - as of October 2020 - before planning a Hawaii trip. It comes ahead of our next full episode, where we deep dive into Hawaii as a destination. Here are some of the specific elements mentioned in the mini-episode, and other things we thought might be useful: -where you can take a pre-travel test -where to create and fill out a...

Duration:00:03:10

OTTS Presents: Let's Go Together in conversation with Morgan Jerkins

10/19/2020
While we're working away on Season Two of Out Travel the System, we thought it would be fun to share what we're listening to. This is an episode of Travel + Leisure's Let's Go Together, featuring New York Times best-selling author Morgan Jerkins. She speaks Japanese, Russian, Spanish, French, Portuguese, and English, which sure comes in handy on her travels! Jerkins shares her experiences as a Black female traveler, and traces her family's roots in America. If you're looking for more to...

Duration:00:30:00

Shoulder Season Super Savings

10/12/2020
Shoulder season is one of those travel terms that you may have heard seasoned travelers bandy about - but when does shoulder season actually happen? The short answer is: it depends on where and when you're traveling. Join host Nisreene Atassi for this episode of Out Travel the System to learn some of the best-kept secrets for taking full advantage of shoulder season deals, including why going against the flow of traffic could be your best bet. She is joined in this episode by Christie...

Duration:00:30:16

All About Flights and Accommodations

9/28/2020
In this episode of Out Travel the System, the big idea is to get you fully up to speed on all of the details around booking flights and accommodations right now - including what you need to know before you book - and why right now is the perfect time to be planning ahead. Host Nisreene Atassi is joined by Bill Furlong, Vice President of North American Business for Expedia, and Julie Kyse, Vice President of Global Air Partnerships for Expedia. Listen in on their conversation as they discuss...

Duration:00:28:02

Be Prepared, Travelers

9/14/2020
Out Travel the System is back for Season Two, bringing you the information that travelers both want and need right now. In this first episode, we preview what's to come in the new season - including how to make the most of your travel budget - and the best way to plan for destinations like Hawaii and Japan. We're indulging in our love of food, whether it's how to travel like a foodie, or how to bring your favorite dishes home from your travels. We're also taking the opportunity to answer...

Duration:00:13:01

Here we are, 2020

9/7/2020
Why re-start a podcast about travel now? That's what we get into, in this mini-episode of Out Travel The System. We also look ahead to the new season and why travelers will want to subscribe now. Join host Nisreene Atassi for this 'in-betweenisode' in advance of the official first episode of Season Two of Out Travel the System See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:01:49

Tips for Successful Solo Travel

3/16/2020
For some, a solo trip sounds like an adventure and for others, downright intimidating. Expert solo travelers and influencers Gareth Leonard and Mickela Mallozzi join guest host Courtney Scott, to share their tales from life on the road. These friends have all the tips and tricks you need to make your next (or first!) solo trip one you won't forget. Send your travel tips and stories to podcast@expedia.com or find us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram @Expedia! See omnystudio.com/listener for...

Duration:00:20:51

Travel During Coronavirus

3/2/2020
The global impact of Coronavirus is affecting travelers everywhere with canceled flights, route changes, and travel advisories in place. Here's how you can prepare if you're not changing your travel plans and what to expect if you booked travel with Expedia. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:14:10