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Expedia unveils the ultimate travel bucket list

17 December 2013
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Expedia unveils the ultimate travel bucket list

New Zealand’s 2014 hot spots Listopedia

According to Expedia’s 2014 hot spots Listopedia, Kiwis will explore far-flung destinations like China and the Middle East as well as tropical islands like Hawaii and Bali.

By looking at Expedia.co.nz’s fastest-growing markets in 2013, Expedia predicts more Kiwi travellers will also explore regional cities within popular destinations in 2014. Stand-out destinations include Dalian in China, New Orleans in the US and York in the UK.

Kelly Cull, Expedia travel expert, said: “While new destinations in the US and Asia are enticing Kiwis, we seeing demand growing faster for destinations in Europe and the Middle East, as Kiwi travellers get out there and explore the world. No matter where Kiwis want to travel in 2014, there’s great deals to be found by being flexible with dates, keeping an eye out for hot deals, and bundling flights and hotels together.”
To give Kiwis inspiration for their travel plans, Expedia has developed the ultimate bucket list of must-see destinations in 2014. 

Expedia.co.nz’s 2014 hot spots Listopedia
1.    Unexpected Asia: Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
2.    The East: Dalian, China
3.    Island obsession: Maui, Hawaii
4.    South-East Asian paradise: Bali, Indonesia
5.    Middle East magic: Aegean Region, Turkey
6.    Southern charm: New Orleans, USA
7.    Francophile fancies: Bordeaux region, France
8.    Australian wine regions: Hunter Valley, Australia
9.    African adventure: Durban, South Africa
10.  Old England: York, United Kingdom

For more great tips, travel advice and inspiration visit Expedia’s blog, Out There Starts Here: http://blog.expedia.co.nz/.

About the research
Statistics are based on Expedia.co.nz data as of year-end 2013.


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