Travellers choosing holiday rental Stayz over hotels

first_imgAn increasing number of holidaymakers are steering away from the traditional hotel accommodation block, with holiday rentals becoming one of Australia’s fastest growing sectors.Unbeknownst to many, the intimate form of travel has picked up in popularity, according to Travel Fairfax Media Marketplaces general manager Kristy Shaw, with more and more travellers are opting to rent out homes.Tourism Australia general manager of strategy Nell Anderson added that holidays rentals provides travellers with wider bedding options, which is among the more important necessities while on holidays.”Across the industry there is wide acceptance of the need for a better quality Australian tourism product, and nowhere is this more important than accommodation,” Mr Anderson said. “Tourism Australia has already identified the need for more beds in many places and creating the most appealing product to meet the industry’s growth aspirations, as part of the 2020 Tourism Industry Potential.” Speaking at the inaugural Stayz Holiday Rentals Summit in Sydney yesterday, Tourism Australia and Travel Fairfax Media were among 250 holiday rental owners and agents across Australia discussing and considering investing in the holiday rentals market. Agents looking for more information on the sector and the summit can stay up to date by searching the hashtag #stayzsummit on Twitter. Source = e-Travel Blackboard: N.Jlast_img

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