Wotif.com customers come up roses
Auckland – 31 October 2006: As accommodation bookings increase for the Ellerslie International Flower Show (15 - 29
November), customers of Wotif.com (www.wotif.com) - New Zealand’s leading accommodation website - have voted the rose as
their favourite flower or plant.*
Working in partnership with the event organizers, Wotif.com gave away Diamond Club tickets to the show, along with
accommodation and Thrifty car hire. In return, they asked people to nominate their favourite flower or plant.
Overwhelming support went to the rose as favourite, followed by daffodils, lilies, tulips, chrysanthemums,
rhododendrons, orchids, freesias, dahlias and sunflowers.
Wotif.com NZ Manager Tania Witheford, said “I am delighted to be able to support the Ellerslie International Flower
Show, a premier event for gardening and flower enthusiasts, held at the Manurewa Botanical Gardens, south of Auckland.
“Wotif.com has partnered with the organisers of the show to offer a wide range of accommodation close to the event and
in Auckland itself,” she added.
Some of the great deals available include:
Accommodation: Langham Hotel Auckland
Deal: Flower Show Package NZ$287 per night
Inclusions: A blooming good deal includes breakfast for two and two ‘any day’ tickets to the Ellerslie International
Accommodation: The Quadrant
Deal: Corporate Super Saver NZ$99 (min 2 nights)
Inclusions: Studio Apartment with ultra plush queen size bed and private balcony
Auckland Airport & South
Accommodation: Hotel Grand Chancellor Auckland Airport
Deal: Economy NZ$109 per night
Inclusions: Enjoy complimentary gym, sauna and newspaper, plus complimentary shuttle to airport
Auckland, Auckland Airport & South
Accommodation: Kudos Business Apartments
Deal: Executive apartment NZ$180 per night
Inclusions: Welcome basket of fresh coffee and deli biscuits on arrival and a tasty in room continental breakfast
Ellerslie International Flower Show Organiser, Dave Mee, said “This year’s event is going to bigger and brighter than
“Planning for the show has gone extremely well and we hope to have the best year yet,” he added.
Tickets and accommodation are still available for the event through the Ellerslie International Flower Show link on the
Wotif.com New Zealand home page www.wotif.com, Wot’s On section.