We are open tomorrow from 9:00 am. Call 020 7590 0610

New Zealand favoured by Brits poll shows

Article content

20 October 2009

Tourist officials in New Zealand have welcomed the finding that the country is the most popular long-haul destination among Britons.

Chief executive of Tourism New Zealand George Hickton explained that the current economic climate makes it important for the country to be recognised by travellers.

It comes after readers of the Guardian named the destination as their favourite at the publication's annual travel awards.

Air New Zealand also came second in terms of most-preferred long-haul carrier, with Singapore Airlines taking the top spot.

Travel editor at guardian.co.uk Andy Pietrasik said: "The New Zealand experience has lost none of its appeal during the recession. This will stand it in very good stead as the travel environment improves."

Those heading to the country will be able to experience its 'small five' animals - rare species being promoted by tourism officials in a bid to encourage more people to experience the wildlife on offer.
ADNFCR-2704-ID-19416884-ADNFCR

"

Why book with Wexas Travel?

At Wexas, we specialise in bespoke travel experiences. Our itineraries are just samples of what we can arrange, and can be changed depending on your precise needs, finances and ideas by our experienced destination specialists.

Contact one of our consultants on 020 7590 0610 to discuss how we can tailor your holiday.

Learn why Wexas is the leader in creating luxury holidays. What is tailor-made travel?

Expert advice & support

Visit us in our London office

Let our travel specialists curate the perfect holiday:

  • Inspirational ideas based on experience
  • Established for over 45 years
  • Tailor a holiday to your precise requirements
  • Personalised quotes and documentation
  • In-depth Wexas travel guides

Every step of the way

Every step of the way

Our services are with you from start to finish:

  • Dedicated personal consultants
  • Wexas Travel App
  • Free airport lounges on qualifying bookings
  • Care and guidance pre, post and during holiday
  • Full financial security: ABTA & ATOL protected