Anzac Day holiday boosting hotel bookings

first_img<a href=”http://www.etbtravelnews.global/click/172bc/” target=”_blank”><img src=”http://adsvr.travelads.biz/www/delivery/avw.php?zoneid=10&amp;cb=INSERT_RANDOM_NUMBER_HERE&amp;n=a5c63036″ border=”0″ alt=””></a> A spike in travel is back this month as Australians take advantage of this year’s Anzac Day public holiday after missing out last year.Travel and lifestyle website lastminute.com.au said hotel bookings on the website for the Anzac Day long weekend had increased 36 percent compared to the Anzac weekend last year.“With the Anzac holiday back again this year, it’s no surprise that the number of hotel bookings have increased dramatically” said the website’s spokesperson Mia Carter.“Aussies are making up for lost time by treating themselves to a short getaway.”Carter said the top three most heavily booked destinations for hotels over the long weekend were Sydney, Melbourne and the Gold Coast respectively.   Source = e-Travel Blackboard: J.Llast_img read more