Auckland, New Zealand, Hotel Market Report
Booking intent for Auckland is at an all-time high
The trans-Tasman route is Australia’s busiest international aviation market. Travel between New Zealand and Australia has been restricted for over a year. On April 6th, an announcement stated it would now be possible to travel between the two countries. Flights resumed on April 19th.
Market Demand next 90 days – Auckland, New Zealand
Trans-Tasman travel is expected to positively impact market demand over the coming months.
Flight and hotel search patterns changed
Following the April 6th announcement, there was a shift in booking intent.
The majority of consumers looking at flights and hotels in Auckland are from AU, many of which looking to stay for short trips extended weekends between 2-4 nights.
Flight search into New Zealand peaks
Post-announcement, flight searches into Auckland and Queenstown increased over 5x, indicating strong travel sentiment across the Tasman. By comparison, Sydney flight search increased only a fraction.