holiday happiness

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

Experts develop mathematical equation for holiday happiness

On July 17, 2012 at 10:33 PM



Experts develop mathematical equation for holiday happiness


Your next trip must:

Create ‘holiday envy’ in your friends and family

Be packed full of activities

Offer value for money

Be safe and secure

Have you returning to Australia relaxed and de-stressed

Following Australia’s coldest summer in 50 years, it’s no wonder we are all thinking about our next holiday - but being the highly subjective and personal pursuits they are, can mathematics play a role in defining a great break?

A group of experts including a psychologist, a mathematician and travel experts from set out to find just that, and have created the formula for holiday happiness. Read more