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Thai travellers dream about holidays

Thai travellers dream about holidays

Thai travellers spend nearly three quarters of their time at work dreaming about going on holiday.

A study by has found that residents from the Asian country spend 75 percent of their time when they should be busy working, dreaming about their next vacation away.

And following on from that, 81 percent of Thai workers said they felt their bosses should give them more time off for their holidays, with those in South Korea (88 percent), Hong Kong (86 percent), Taiwan (84 percent) and India (81 percent) also keen to see their bosses increase their number of holidays too.

Simon Fiquet, General Manager of Southeast Asia and India at Expedia, said: "Every year, Expedia Vacation Deprivation study looks at vacation habits across several different continents. While habits differ, the emotional impact of vacation does not. Somewhere between 80 to 90 percent of people worldwide say that vacations make them feel happier, better rested, closer to their family, less stressed and more relaxed. These are all emotions that correlate to a productive employee."

It comes after a separate study found that young people would be willing to take a lower wage if it meant they could travel around the world.

A study by LinkedIn has found that 40 percent of millennials would take 10 percent less pay if they could travel and work from anywhere in the world.

And one in three people would take a similar pay cut so they could design their own schedule and make things work best for them.

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