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Holiday Health: Aussies are the fittest nation when on holiday

On August 16, 2017 at 11:20 PM

2017 Expedia Fitness Breaks report reveals Australians and Americans likeliest to exercise when traveling, British and Germans least likely

Sydney 15 February 2017 – Expedia, one of the world’s largest full service online travel sites, today released the results of its 2017 Fitness Break Study, examining the fitness habits among travellers in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States and how they incorporate exercise into their travel regimen. Read more

AUSSIES EMBRACE ‘AU NATURALE’ VIBE ON BEACH HOLIDAYS

On June 09, 2016 at 12:44 AM
  • Aussies among most low maintenance beach holidaymakers globally
  • Aussies spend an average of $62 (US$45) getting beach ready - $21(US$15) less than the global average
  • 12% of Aussies admit to going nude at the beach

Sydney, Australia, 9 June, 2016: As many Aussies start getting ready for their northern hemisphere summer sojourns,Expedia.com.au®has released findings from its annual Flip Flop Report, which confirms Australia is one of the most relaxed, low maintenance nationalities in the world, when it comes to beach holiday habits. Read more

Expedia Insiders' Select 2015

On September 03, 2015 at 02:28 AM

The World’s Best-Reviewed Hotels:

Expedia.com Releases 2015 Insiders’ Select List

 

Four Australian properties featured among 650 global properties named to the annual elite list, resulting from two million+ guest reviews

 

 

SYDNEY, Australia, September 1, 2015– Expedia.com®, one of the world’s largest full-service online travel sites*, has released the Australian results of the Expedia® 2015 Insiders’ Select® rankings, an annual crowd-sourced list of the world’s best-reviewed hotels.

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DESIRE FOR QUALITY FAMILY TIME KEEPS THE AUSSIE HOLIDAY DREAM ALIVE

On August 31, 2015 at 04:58 AM

Monday, 31 August 2015: Concerns about the economy, and the rising cost of living, may be forcing Australians to tighten their belts, but that doesn’t mean it’s necessarily impacting on family travel plans.

New research* released today by the Expedia.com.au brand shows a large portion of parents continue to make travel a key priority, with quality time spent together as a family ranked as the strongest motivation for making holiday plans (42%). This is above having no interruptions from work (17%) and introducing the children to new cities and broadening their horizons (14%).   Read more

The Expedia® Value Tracker reveals top international destinations for Australian travellers

On August 11, 2015 at 12:46 AM
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The Expedia® Value Tracker reveals top international destinations for Australian travellers
  • Of Aussie favourites, New Zealand leads the way in value for money
  • Long-standing favourites, including US, now more expensive though more affordable airfares expected to entice travellers
As the Australian dollar struggles against some of the world’s major currencies, and holidays on home-soil grow in appeal for many, the Expedia Value Tracker, out today, reveals the overseas destinations offering the best value for money for travellers.
 
Expanding on its long-standing Foreign Exchange Index, which measures the performance of the Australian dollar against major global currencies, Expedia.com.au’s new report exam