WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Zealand may be a dream vacation destination to many, but the dream may soon be a reality for many students with a new partnership between StudentUniverse, Tourism New Zealand and Air New Zealand making New Zealand more accessible.
As part of the partnership, a two week sweepstakes launched today that will give a student and one of their friends a free trip to New Zealand (two roundtrip flights and two spots on a G Adventures tour), to enable students to experience New Zealand more affordably.
Youth travelers to New Zealand have the potential to stay longer than other visitors, travel more widely and get involved in a wider range of activities. In fact, 22 percent of all visitors to New Zealand are students and US arrivals to New Zealand have grown 15 percent year over year since September. When students visit New Zealand, the average length of their trip is 14 days.
“This campaign extends a successful partnership with Tourism New Zealand that launched last year. This year we brought in Air New Zealand, to provide the airfare,” said Evan Becker, director of business development, StudentUniverse. “With 100,000 international students living and studying in New Zealand each year (according to Immigration New Zealand), it has proven to be a destination of choice for college students looking for beautiful coastlines, natural beauty, laid back culture and adventure, including jet boating, bungee jumping, surfing, kayaking, glacier hiking and snowboarding.”
StudentUniverse empowers students and youth to travel. We deliver exclusive deals and experiences through our website and mobile apps to the fastest growing segment in travel. We offer discounted rates on flights, hotels, tours, groups and more for students and youth. StudentUniverse is on a mission to make global experiences possible. We believe that travel is essential to a modern education and that students return enlightened and inspired.
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