State of the Nation

TRAVELLING TRIBES: MULTI-GENERATIONAL HOLIDAYS NOW MAINSTREAM

On March 22, 2016 at 03:46 AM

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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

UNSTOPPABLE KIWI TRAVELLERS - MOVE OVER MAINSTREAM, KIWIS ARE AFTER THE UNIQUE AND UNSPOILED

On December 03, 2015 at 04:52 AM

Auckland, New Zealand, 26 November, 2015 – The Expedia.co.nz brand’s annual ‘State of the Nation’ report, released today, reveals how passionate Kiwis get out there and explore the world as well as what they look for when planning their next holiday, which goes far beyond good shopping opportunities and having a pool or beach close by.

Expedia’s report found New Zealand is a nation of travel aficionados who use Bucket Lists to keep their travel dreams on track:

·         More than nine in ten (93%) Kiwis, over 18, have been overseas

·         Seven in ten (69%) have explored a different country in the past two years Read more