Kiwis love to take holidays
Kiwis love to take holidays many choose to spend their short breaks domestically. The Tourism Industry Association of New Zealand is focusing their efforts more on the domestic market to help boost the local economy
A report released by the TIA has highlighted the recent trends among Kiwis and domestic travel. .
Kiwis expect to take an average of 2.3 overnight trips within New Zealand in the next six months Figures show that 69 per cent of us would like to travel around New Zealand , suggesting that more affordable travel and holidaying options with in new zealand will help the growth of this market
About 70 per cent of New Zealand travellers said they have already or will book car hires in major cities and take tours throughout New Zealand Another 20 per cent will take domestic flights, where by the rest will travel by boat, bus and train
.A lot of kiwis will make their plans through Travel websites booking rental cars tours and accommodations on the internet for their holidays.
The main areas Kiwis will visits are Wellington, Auckland and Queenstown.
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New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington sits at the edge of a large harbour, protected from its entrance by the Miramar Peninsula. In most places, hills rise steeply from the harbour edge. Suburbs are mostly hillsides and valleys. The central city is built on land reclaimed from the sea Ferry services for passengers and vehicles sail from Wellington regularly for the South Island
Auckland city lies on a narrow isthmus of volcanic land between the Waitemata and Manukau harbours. Once the capital city of New Zealand, it has galleries, museums, theatres and amenities that suit its reputation as one of the world’s leading cities.
Queenstown is a centre for adventure tourism such as skiing, bungy jumping, jet boating, sky diving, white water rafting, mountain biking and river surfing.
The four main mountain skifields near Queenstown are Cardrona Alpine Resort, Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Treble Cone
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