Aussie families search for sand and snow these school holidays

On June 19, 2017 at 07:08 AM

·    Aussie interest in Ho Chi Minh City doubles (195%)

·    Families seek cool respite with demand for Mount Buller up 45%

·    Queensland remains Australia’s favourite home-away-from-home

SYDNEY, 19 June 2017: While Queensland’s pristine beaches remain the most popular mid-year holiday choice, this year’s Wotif.com July school holidays data reveals Aussie families are beginning to buck the trend, with Australian ski fields in for a bumper season, and an increased interest in warmer climates overseas.   Read more

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From the coast to the countryside: Wotif reveals New South Wales’ most popular Easter destinations

On April 06, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Sydney, 6 April, 2017: With the Easter long weekend around the corner, leading online travel site Wotif.com has revealed the ten most popular New South Wales holiday destinations, with the Central Coast claiming the number one spot in the state and nabbing the sixth position nationally.   

According to Wotif.com the most in demand New South Wales Easter long weekend destinations, ex capital cities*, are:

1.     Central Coast (#6 nationally)

2.     Byron Bay (#7 nationally)

3.     Wollongong (#8 nationally)

4.     Hunter Valley (#9 nationally)

5.     Newcastle

6.     Blue Mountains Read more

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Queensland still golden: Australia’s top holiday destinations this Easter

On April 06, 2017 at 12:00 AM

6 April, 2017: With the Easter long weekend around the corner, leading online travel site Wotif.com has revealed the most in demand Queensland holiday destinations, with the Gold Coast taking out number one spot at both state and national levels.

The most in demand Queensland regional Easter long weekend destinations*, according to Wotif.com are:

1.     Gold Coast (#1 nationally)

2.     Sunshine Coast (#2 nationally)

3.     Cairns (#4 nationally)

4.     The Whitsundays (#5 nationally)

5.     Port Douglas

*Full national list can be found below. Read more

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Wotif predicts the top bargain Easter long weekend destinations

On March 29, 2017 at 12:00 AM
  • Potential savings of up to 35% by skipping the hot spots for quieter rivals  
  • Wotif reveals Easter picks under $200 a night, three hours or less from the city

Sydney, 29 March, 2017: With Easter around the corner, leading online travel site Wotif.com has predicted the 10 best value destinations from $200 a night, within approximately three-hour drive of major capital cities, proving it’s not too late to ‘hop to it’ and enjoy an affordable getaway close to home this long weekend.

Wotif.com has crunched the numbers, analysing the predicted average daily rate over the four-day weekend, with the figures revealing Aussies can save up to 35%, just by staying at a quieter spot within some of our most in demand regions*. Read more

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Coastal and tropical Queensland is set to heat up in 2017

On January 23, 2017 at 05:35 AM
  • Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and Cairns  the top national destinations for the Australia Day weekend
  • Hamilton Island is the number one domestic destination Aussies want to visit in 2017
  • Cairns is the number one beach town Aussies want to visit in 2017
  • The Daintree Rainforest is the number two National Park Aussies want to visit in 2017  

Monday, 23 January 2017: With Australia Day upon us, leading online travel site Wotif.com has counted down the nation’s hottest destinations, revealing Queensland beach and tropical destinations are the most in demand spots for the ‘long weekend’, which is a trend predicted to continue into 2017.

The ‘hottest’ Australia Day long weekend regional destinations1 Read more

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