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TRAVELLING TRIBES: MULTI-GENERATIONAL HOLIDAYS NOW MAINSTREAM

On March 22, 2016 at 03:46 AM

Media Release

TRAVELLING TRIBES: MULTI-GENERATIONAL HOLIDAYS NOW MAINSTREAM

Auckland, New Zealand, 22 March, 2016 – Expedia.co.nz has today released further findings from its annual State of the Nation report, revealing New Zealanders are increasingly embracing multi-generational travel, seeing it as an opportunity to spend quality time with the whole family - not just a chance for a free trip from the oldies and a helping hand with the kids.

In the lead up to the Easter holidays, Expedia is seeing searches for family hotel rooms increase more than 55% year-on-year*, as more than two in five (40%) of Kiwi travellers report they have been on holiday with more than one generation of their family in the last two years. This figure rises to 45% among Kiwi parents**. 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

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

2014 Expedia Foreign Exchange Index points Kiwi travellers to Asia

On March 05, 2014 at 02:14 AM
  • Best time to travel to Japan is now – Kiwi dollar stretches further than any in other country
  • Asian hot spots dominate top five best-value destinations
  • Kiwi dollar gains value against multiple holiday destination currencies

Double digit growth by the New Zealand dollar against many major currencies has expanded the list of great value travel destination choices for Kiwis, with regions like Japan, Indonesia and Australia offering strong purchasing power, according to the 2014 Expedia Foreign Exchange Index.   Read more

Expedia TAAP announces sponsorship of New Zealand Travel Industry Awards

On September 20, 2012 at 12:35 AM

 

Expedia TAAP announces sponsorship of New Zealand Travel Industry Awards

 

Sydney, September 4th 2012: Expedia, the world’s largest online travel company, today announced its sponsorship of the first New Zealand Travel Industry Awardsfor over a decade.

The Expedia Travel Agent Affiliate Program(TAAP) is the platinum sponsor of the inaugural awards, which will see the New Zealand travel community come together to celebrate and reward its members.

The awards, which will take place on the 8th September at The Langham Hotel, Aucklandprovide recognition for both individuals and businesses, rewarding outstanding achievements within the travel industry. Read more