travel trends


On March 21, 2016 at 09:47 PM

Sydney, Australia, 22 March, 2016 – has today released further findings from its annual State of the Nation report, revealing Australians are increasingly embracing multi-generational travel, seeing it as an opportunity to spend quality time with the whole family, not only 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 20% year-on-year*, as more than a third (35%) of Australian travellers report they have been on  holiday with more than one generation of their family in the last two years, rising to 46% among Australian parents** with children 17 and under. Read more

Aussies – no longer beach bums?

On July 09, 2013 at 07:46 AM

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Aussies – no longer beach bums?

Expedia Fly and Flop report reveals beach vacation habits   Read more

Honeymoon’s as important as the big day

On April 24, 2013 at 08:27 AM reveals that honeymoons have become an all important part of wedding planning for Aussie newleyweds who are eager to see the world with their new other half


Sydney, April 2013 –Australian’s love any opportunity to travel, and what better occasion to take the trip of a lifetime, than to celebrate a honeymoon. Traditionally the honeymoon has played the role of ‘bridesmaid’ to the all important wedding, however according to honeymoon is fast becoming one of the top three considerations for soon-to-be brides and grooms.

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Australians begin 2010 hoping for a holiday

On January 12, 2010 at 01:00 PM research reveals January is ‘Holiday Hope Month’ for Aussie travellers

With the year barely a few weeks old, over half of Australians are already planning their next holiday just as they head back to work after the Christmas break. This is according to new research from, operated by Expedia, Inc., the world’s leading online travel company.

January has emerged as ‘Holiday Hope Month’ for Australians, with 54% of the population beginning to plan their holidays for the coming year during this month as they leave the sun, surf and Christmas memories behind. Read more

Generation gap narrows for Baby Boomer and Gen Y globetrotters

On November 25, 2009 at 01:00 PM survey reveals that Baby Boomers make up for lost time as the travel bug bites with age

While one in five Baby Boomers have never left Australian shores, astoundingly one in ten Gen Yers have already travelled overseas more than 10 times in their short lives, according to new research* from™, operated by Expedia Inc., the world’s leading online travel company.

The research, which examined the travel trends of the two generations, found that almost a third of Generation Y Aussies (i.e. those aged between 18 and 29) travelled overseas before the age of ten, compared to only 6% of their Baby Boomer parents (i.e. those aged between 50 and 64) at the same age. Read more