Study revelas majority of Aussies travel to broaden horizons

first_imgResults of the latest TripAdvisor (TripBarometer) survey shows the motivation for 78 percent of Australians traveling is to enhance their perspective.Upon returning from holidays, two out of three Australians begin planning their next adventure, while 11 percent aspire to move abroad, compared to the global average of six percent.While ‘enhancing perspective’ is the main driver for travellers worldwide, the variations in motivations differ from nationalities. Those from South Africa, UK and Italy leaned towards ‘harmony’, whereas Brazilians, Thais and Chinese sought ‘liberation’.Post-travel impacts of the survey, confirm young Australian adults are more likely to be more open-minded and tolerant of others (66 percent), while 55 percent introduced new foods into their diets.Australia also topped the chart as the country most likely to donate to charity, followed by Malaysia, USA and New Zealand in second, third and fourth place, respectively.The fourth edition of the biannual TripAdvisor (TripBarometer) study, which focuses on the psychology of travel is conducted on behalf of TripAdvisor by independent research firm Ipsos.TripBarometer is a tourism survey highlighting country, regional and global travel trends according to more than 53,000 travellers and hoteliers around the world.Source = ETB News: Megan Tranlast_img

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