Families set to rediscover Aussie holidays in 2020
With restrictions continuing to ease across the country, many Aussies are set to make the most of winter school holidays by travelling locally to support regional communities, with new research from leading travel site Wotif.com confirming over half (53%) of Aussies believe they need to make the most of this year and support local Australian tourism.Wotif reveals Aussies quick to embrace domestic travel
Wotif’s 2020 Aussie Town of the Year awards announced as Aussies “fall back in love” with domestic travel
Today, leading online travel site Wotif.com has released data, revealing Aussies have been quick to embrace travel, as states and territories around the nation begin to ease COVID-19 lockdown restrictions. With easing intrastate travel restrictions, the site is experiencing a significant spike in interest for destinations right across the country and Wotif.com data shows road trip destinations are proving most popular at this early stage.
Aussies rejoice! The festival the nation demanded is coming to Mudgee
- Wotif reveals top ten Aussie towns for 2020 as support for domestic travel renews
- NSW tops the list for the first time, with Coffs Harbour crowned this year’s winner
- Awards come as 12.6 million Aussies are expected to visit bushfire-affected regions in 2020
- The search for Wotif Uniquely Aussie people’s choice awards is now on
Mudgee snags itself a brand-new festival
An epic celebration of all things snags will be held in Mudgee on Saturday, 30 November 2019
Mudgee and NSW’s Central West will come together to showcase their award-winning snags, gourmet produce, local wine, entertainment and more!
Wotif reveals Australia’s winning Festival of Wot? – The Festival of Snags in Mudgee, New South WalesWotif reveals Aussie towns in the running to receive new local festival after nationwide search
Redheads, Mangoes, Snags, and Wheat, Wool & Wine Festivals battle it out for Australia’s voteThe Great Unknown – Aussies Have Visited Fewer Than 1% of Towns Within Australia
Wotif launch ‘The Festival of Wot?’ to invigorate domestic tourism and celebrate Australia’s unique quirksTop Places to Chase the Sun this Winter (According to the 2019 Wotif Winter Heat Index*)
The best pit stop, sausage roll and regional Chinese – these are the national awards worth knowing about
It’s no secret that when the temperature drops, Aussies seek out the sun and this winter, leading online travel site Wotif
has put together a definitive ranking of the best holiday destinations to chase the sun.
Wotif announces the winners of the people’s choice 2019 Uniquely Aussie Awards – recognising Australia’s most loved travel experiences across six iconically Aussie categories.Victoria steals the sunshine from the Sunshine State with Wotif Aussie Town of the Year awards
16 January 2019 – Today, leading online travel site Wotif has revealed the winners of the 2019 Wotif Aussie Town of the Year awards, recognising ten deserving locations across the country that have made a unique contribution to Australian tourism. Looking beyond traditional domestic hotspots and backed by Wotif’s 18-year Australian heritage, the awards aim to support local communities by encouraging Aussies to discover more of their own backyard.Chinchilla is one in a melon!
Wotif reveals Australia’s ‘Next Big Thing’: The Big Melon in Chinchilla, Queensland 14 November 2018 – Today, leading online travel site Wotif has announced Chinchilla (QLD) as the home of Australia’s ‘Next Big Thing’, unveiling the newly-constructed Big Melon and ending a two-month nationwide pursuit to create Australia’s next oversized roadside attraction. Arguably the juiciest ‘Big Thing’ in Australia, The Big Melon adds to Queensland’s legion of iconic structures, with the state home to almost a third of Australia’s ‘Big Things’ including the Big Pineapple and the Big Mango.Wotif announces Australia’s finalists for the ‘Next Big Thing’
Australians to cast their vote for the build of either the Big Peanut (Kingaroy), Big Tulip (Mittagong), Big Kilt (Glen Innes) or Big Melon (Chinchilla)Australians are looking for the ‘Next Big Thing’
Wotif turns 18; gifts Australia a new tourist attractionIt’s Time to Book Your Christmas Holiday, according to Wotif.com
Western Sydney – a new tourism hotspot these school holidays
Leading online travel website, Wotif.com has crunched the numbers revealing now is the best time to book your Christmas and summer travel regardless of whether you’re travelling within Australia or further afield*.
While the Snowy Mountains continue to be a family favourite these school holidays, it is Western Sydney which is proving to be an increasingly attractive family destination according to Wotif.com. Queen’s Birthday the Most Affordable Long Weekend to Travel in NSW
Top Places to Chase the Sun this Winter, according to the Wotif.com Winter Heat Index
Not only is June one of the cheapest times to travel in Australia, new data from leading online travel site Wotif.com, reveals the June long weekend is the cheapest long weekend of the year to travel in New South Wales, with a predicted average accommodation rate of $197 per night*. In fact, according to Wotif, a June long weekend getaway is over 10% cheaper than an October long weekend getaway*.
With winter here, leading online travel site, Wotif has crunched the numbers to uncover the best holiday destinations to chase the sun this winter, both in our Aussie backyard and overseas. Analysing accommodation costs, year-on-year search growth, average temperature, rainfall, travel time and distance from the coastline, the Wotif Winter Heat Index provides Aussies with insider knowledge on the best destinations to visit over the winter months.Wotif Winter Travel Index