Health

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

Extreme holiday deprivation: Aussies are sitting on a week’s worth of unused leave

On January 15, 2017 at 11:16 PM
  • Research from Expedia reveals we are wasting five days annual leave a year
  • Aussies are working 480 million extra hours per year*
  • 75% of Aussies would give up sex and booze just to have one extra day leave

Sydney, Australia, 16 January 2017 – Expedia, one of the world’s largest full service online travel sites, today released the results of the Vacation Deprivation® report, an annual study of holiday habits among employed adults in Australia.

The study found Aussies received 20 days annual leave from their employers each year, yet they only took 15. Not only do we have five days unused leaved, we rank third in the world for going a full working year without taking a single holiday, second only to the UAE and Brazil. 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