December 15, 2009 A new survey by HomeAway Holiday-Rentals has revealed four in ten fathers don't get home until after their children have gone to bed. Hectic lifestyles, long office hours and lengthy daily commutes means millions of dads are missing out on valuable time with their kids. In fact, over half (55 per cent) see the Christmas break and family holidays as the only real opportunity to catch up and re-connect with their family.
December 07, 2009
- 89 percent of travellers surveyed plan to stay in a holiday home rental in 2010; up from 62 percent in 2009.
- There is a high level of repeat use of holiday home rentals, plus continued strong growth in first-time use.
- 68 percent of holiday home owners report bookings in the third quarter of 2009 were on a par with, or higher than the same period last year.
- Cape Town and Turkey are the big winners, while Dubai experiences a difficult year.
December 07, 2009 Treat yourself to a truly hassle-free Christmas this year and let someone else do all the work. On HomeAway Holiday-Rentals, properties 425733, 401769 and 93936 in the Scottish Borders are currently running a fantastic festive deal. Choose from one of these holiday homes and get 50% off Christmas, including pre-arrival shopping and a homemade meal delivery service, plus beautiful Christmas decorations including a decorated tree.