More Australians Visiting New Zealand, Say Jetabroad
SYDNEY, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –
-Jetabroad has found a jump in Australian visitors to New Zealand this
March, which contributed to an 11 per cent increase in New Zealand’s year-on-year visitor
Australia’s leading online travel agency, Jetabroad [http://www.jetabroad.com.au ],
has noted a large jump in the number of Australians travelling to New Zealand this March
compared to the same time last year. This increase is partly due to an earlier Easter and
school holidays, and shows a strong recovery from last year’s Christchurch earthquake.
Statistics New Zealand released their International Travel and Migration figures this
week, which reveal that 8,400 more Australians travelled to New Zealand in March 2012 than
in March 2011. This increase in Australian tourists contributed to an 11 per cent
year-on-year jump in total visitors to New Zealand, and a 4.4 per cent increase in the
year to March.
Australians account for roughly half of all tourists to New Zealand, thanks to its
proximity and the ready availability of cheap flights [http://www.jetabroad.com.au ]. New
Zealand’s spectacular landscape and active lifestyle has long drawn visitors from around
the world, leading Lonely Planet to name it the world’s top travel destination in 2003 and
Commenting on the results, Jetabroad MD Darin Walters says: “People tend to travel
before and after long weekends, and we saw a huge jump in numbers in the last week of
March leading up to the Easter period.”
Walters continues: “Australia and New Zealand have long had a strong travel
partnership, and we’re glad to see that flights to New Zealand
[http://www.jetabroad.com.au/Cheap-Flights/New_Zealand ] have grown in popularity this
year. We hope that these numbers continue to grow as more Australians discover how much
New Zealand has to offer.”
Jetabroad (http://www.jetabroad.com.au) is a Sydney-based, global online flight
specialist and travel agency. The best flight options are just a click away with the
ability to search, combine and ticket over 450 of the world’s commercial airlines.
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of the booking process when completing your online payment.
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