July 2013

They left wot behind in the hotel fridge?

BRISBANE – 18 July 2013

A deceased pet and a mother-in-law are just a few of the bizarre things travellers left behind in Perth hotel rooms, according to the latest survey by leading travel website Wotif.com. 

Wotif.com Product Director, Donna Rodios, admitted out of the 21,202 Wotif.com travel survey response across Australia, respondents weren’t shy when it came to revealing some of the most embarrassing items they left behind and confirmed Perth had some quirky responses.

Maroons pip blues in hotel room battle

BRISBANE – 17 July 2013

Sydney accommodation is filling up fast as footy fans get ready for tonight’s State of Origin decider, according to leading travel website Wotif.com. 

Wotif.com Product Director, Donna Rodios, said accommodation bookings were up 79 per cent compared to bookings for last Wednesday.

“We’ve seen strong bookings over the past few weeks and we’ve had a flurry of late bookings, especially over the weekend,” Ms Rodios said.

“With the maroons and the blues winning a game each, it’s down to the wire for the final, so it’s no surprise the accommodation bookings for this game are up 23 per cent compared to the series opener in the city last month.

They left wot behind in the hotel fridge?

BRISBANE – 3 July 2013

A placenta, pet gold fish and false eye are just a few of the embarrassing items travellers left behind in Brisbane hotel rooms, according to the latest survey by leading travel website Wotif.com. 

Wotif.com Product Director, Donna Rodios, said underwear was the top response for the most embarrassing item forgotten in Brisbane hotel rooms.

“While 21 per cent of respondents left behind underwear and 15 per cent admitted they left behind adult toys in Brisbane hotel rooms, there was also a mix of unusual and unforgettable responses,” Ms Rodios said.

Pack for the unexpected in Canberra

BRISBANE – 1 July 2013

Canberra has seen its fair share of media attention in recent days and there are many more unexpected surprises highlighting why the nation’s capital is the perfect place to take a short break this winter.

Wotif.com and Australian Capital Tourism have today launched the two-week ‘Pack for the unexpected’ campaign to encourage holidaymakers to discover everything the vibrant city has to offer. 

Wotif.com Product Director, Donna Rodios, said holidaymakers would be surprised at wot Canberra had in store for a winter getaway.

“Whether you’re a keen foodie, a culture vulture, a history buff of more of an outdoorsy type – Canberra has wot you’re looking for,” Ms Rodios said.