February 2016

Expedia Passenger Preferences Index Study shows how Kiwis fly compared to travellers worldwide

On February 14, 2016 at 11:48 PM

Expedia Passenger Preferences Index

Study shows how Kiwis fly compared to travellers worldwide

Auckland, New Zealand, 4 February, 2016 – Expedia.com®, one of the world's largest full service online travel sites1, has released the results of the Expedia Passenger Preferences Index, a worldwide study that examines the preferences and behaviours of fliers on a country-by-country basis. The study was conducted on behalf of Expedia(R) by Northstar, a globally integrated strategic insights consulting firm and surveyed 11,026 travellers across 22 countries in Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and South America. Read more

MEDIA RELEASE NEW ZEALANDERS AMONG THE WORLD’S MOST HOLIDAY-DEPRIVE New Zealanders given 20 days off and take 15, down from 2014; South Korean workers retain ranking as world’s most vacation deprived followed by Japanese

On February 14, 2016 at 11:55 PM

MEDIA RELEASE

NEW ZEALANDERS AMONG THE WORLD’S MOST HOLIDAY-DEPRIVE

New Zealanders given 20 days off and take 15, down from 2014;

South Korean workers retain ranking as world’s most vacation deprived followed by Japanese

Auckland, New Zealand, January 26, 2016– Expedia® has released the results of its annual 2015 Vacation Deprivation® study. In its 15th year, the study surveyed 9,273 employed adults across 26 countries in Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and South America.

The 2015 report found that worldwide, the median number of paid vacation days available to workers is just under 25 days per year, in addition to public holidays. Collectively, workers take about 20 of them, leaving 20% unused. Read more