Expedia Vacation Deprivation

Aussies put downtime ahead of the daily grind in quest for work/life balance

On January 13, 2016 at 02:31 AM

Expedia’s 2015 Vacation Deprivation study reveals Aussies are taking the most annual leave in seven years

·         The average Aussie leaves two annual leave days unused, down from five days in 2014

·         Seven in ten (72%) Aussies don’t feel guilty at all about taking annual leave and see it as their right

Sydney, Australia, January 13, 2016– As the new working year begins and the post-holiday high wears off, new research from Expedia® shows Australians are keeping a close eye on their annual leave balance and are making the most of their awarded time-off. Read more

Health, Happiness and Holidays: The Aussie New Year’s Resolution

On January 13, 2015 at 12:35 AM

Health, Happiness and Holidays: The Aussie New Year’s Resolution

Expedia’s Vacation Deprivation report reveals regular holidays keep the doctor at bay

·         Globally, employees rank being on holiday as what makes them happiest 

·         Over 9 in 10 believe taking regular trips is important for general health and wellbeing

·         Australians leaving one work week of annual leave unused Read more

Rise of the holiday-deprived

On December 01, 2011 at 02:00 PM

Expedia global survey reveals Aussie workers take less holidays every year

Australia ranked in the top five most holiday-deprived nations

Uncertain economic times and tightened purse strings are resulting in Australian workers being reluctant to take all of their holiday leave.

According to the latest annual global Vacation Deprivation® survey from Expedia®, the world’s largest online travel company, Aussies are taking less time off work and are even more holiday deprived this year than they were in 2010. Read more