Stena Line Reveals Britons are More Worried about lack of Time
than their Health
on: October 10, 2008, 10:42 am
Release Author: Stena
Release Summary: Stena Line has found that the biggest worry the
British public have is not having enough time to do what they
want, according to new research from the ferry operator.
Release Body: Stena Line revealed that not having
enough time to do what they want is the main concern of the British
public. The new research from the UK ferry operator found that
49% of people cited lack of time as their biggest gripe while
health concerns scored a low 9%.
at antidotes to stress, Stena
Line found that far from dreaming of fame and money,
it is the simple things in life that we really yearn for. 28%
of those surveyed said that a simple short haul holiday would
reduce stress, whilst 25% wanted more time to listen to music
and 21% wanted to read more.
survey also revealed that a short haul holiday causes its own
woes - with 39% citing the dread of completing their work before
going on holiday as the most stressful. 39% also found air travel
the most stressful with 1% citing ferries as a stressful mode
Olsson, Stena Line's general manager of travel for the UK,
said, "With the increasing stress, crowds and queues
involved in air travel we’re delighted that more people
are turning to ferry travel to allay their stress."
rail and sail product is becoming increasingly popular as it combines
with overnight crossings, allowing workers to minimise time out
of the office and finish assignments before heading to the port
by train from London or East Anglia after work, sailing in one
of our refitted cabins.
the credit crunch taking a real hold we expect that 'dutchflyer'
will gain further popularity, as the cabins included in the fare
eliminate the need to pay for an extra hotel night."
Notes to Editors:
In the UK alone, Stena Line offers two daily ferries
to Holland on its Harwich to Hook of Holland route as well
as over 30 daily crossings on its five different routes to Ireland
(Stranraer to Belfast, Fleetwood to Larne, Holyhead to Dublin,
Holyhead to Dun Laoghaire and Fishguard to Rosslare) providing
fast and efficient crossings with excellent onboard services and
Line’s rail and sail dutchflyer
product includes rail travel from any National Express East Anglia
rail station including London Liverpool Street and onward travel
to any NS Dutch rail station. Dutchflyer fares from any National
Express East Anglia station start from just £29 per person
Details: Richard Rigby
91 Waterloo Road
020 7902 2990