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Tourism Sector Encourages Aussies To Take An Australia Day Long Weekend Holiday With 134 Million Annual Leave Day Stockpile

January 24, 2017 Statistics & Trends No Comments

Australians are being encouraged to tap into their massive stockpile of 134 million days of accrued annual leave to turn the upcoming Australia Day public holiday into a long weekend by peak industry group the Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF). … Continue Reading

1 in 3 Aussie workers will take a sickie or annual leave day after Australia Day this year for a four-day holiday – more than in 2016

January 24, 2017 Statistics & Trends No Comments

This year, Australia Day (26 January) falls on a Thursday, giving us an awkwardly placed working day on Friday, before the weekend – unless you’re among the 35 per cent of workers planning to take the day off for a four-day holiday, according to new research. … Continue Reading

Iran’s irresistible rise as a destination

January 24, 2017 Statistics & Trends No Comments

Iran is proving to be an increasingly popular destination with air travellers, experiencing growing passenger numbers from around the world – a trend that looks like continuing during 2017, according to a study by ForwardKeys, the leading travel intelligence analyst. … Continue Reading

Holiday Season Sees Record Numbers at North Coast Holiday Parks

January 23, 2017 Statistics & Trends No Comments

North Coast Holiday Parks (NCHP) has seen a significant spike in occupancy numbers at their parks over the holidays with some seeing as much as a 20 percent rise in visitor numbers, as holidaymakers turned to the traditional camping and caravanning trip to celebrate the holiday season with their friends and family. … Continue Reading

Robust passenger traffic gains amidst economic and political uncertainty; air freight volumes surged over 8.0% in November

January 23, 2017 Statistics & Trends No Comments

For the 11 months through November 2016, global passenger traffic at the world’s major airports rose 5.4% as compared to the previous year. For the month of November, global passenger traffic increased 5.6% year-over-year. … Continue Reading

Tourico Holidays Releases 2017 Global Hotel Trends Report

January 20, 2017 Statistics & Trends No Comments

Tourico Holidays, the world’s fastest growing wholesale travel brokerage company, today released its 2017 Global Hotel Trends Report, providing a look at the health of the hotel industry, and offering insight on which destinations are trending with consumers coming into the new year. … Continue Reading

Diners get social for veganism, African cuisine and charcoal chicken

January 18, 2017 Statistics & Trends No Comments

As a nation of food lovers, Australians have raised their forks and declared veganism the most talked about dietary trend of last year, with the Paleo diet dropping off the social media radar according to research from OpenTable – the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations. … Continue Reading

2017 Adventurous Australian Cities Ranking

January 18, 2017 Statistics & Trends No Comments

Peer-to-peer motorhome rental platform SHAREaCAMPER conducted research exploring which of the 16 largest cities has the highest concentration of adventurers. … Continue Reading

Spanish travel to the Far East is set to take-off

January 18, 2017 Statistics & Trends No Comments

International outbound flights from Spain were up by 2.7% last year, and the biggest increase was in departures to Asia Pacific countries, a trend that looks like continuing into 2017, according to ForwardKeys, the travel intelligence analyst, which monitors future travel patterns by analysing 16 million flight reservation transactions each day. … Continue Reading

Strong International Tourist Growth Just The Tip Of The Iceberg

January 17, 2017 Statistics & Trends No Comments

The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has welcomed the newest overseas arrival figures as a great start to the year and called on all levels of government to work with the tourism and transport industries to develop a strong growth agenda for Australia’s visitor economy in 2017. … Continue Reading

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