Category Archives: travel

Catching the Black Swans

The UK’s Office of National Statistics is reporting that 30% fewer British holidaymakers headed to New Zealand last year.That’s part of an overall drop in foreign travel by UK residents that saw 10.4 million fewer trips abroad in 2009. Our own Ministry of Tourism (observing that major economic reforms in the UK and Europe are… Read More »

Travel Tidbits Revealed

Sometimes research tells us stuff that we really shouldn’t know. For example? We’ve just found out that: 2% of Kiwis who’ve travelled over the last six months got lucky in love; a sad and desperate 6% of us were travelling “to get away from someone”; and 5% of us “did something we never expected on… Read More »