To help travelers identify the most popular and trending cities this year both domestically and internationally Hotels.com has released data from its Hotel Price Index (HPI®) that highlights the most popular destinations of 2014.
Luxury travel is booming: high-price trips are the strongest-growing market segment worldwide, according to ITB Berlin and IPK International The most popular luxury travel destinations in Europe are Germany and Italy Most luxury travellers come from the USA and China
The Carlson Wagonlit Travel Report report shows travel managers will put more emphasis on data and mobile technology to direct their travel programs in 2015, with a continued focus on cost-saving and traveler engagement. The research highlights the top priority (at 63 percent) is leveraging travel data to build predictive analyses and benchmarks.
Sanya in China has the most highly rated hotels in the world, according to the annual Reputation Ranking released by hotel comparison website trivago.co.uk. While York, Edinburgh and Liverpool are in the top 50, Manchester and Birmingham are ranked near the bottom and London failed to make the list.
Expedia/Egencia study reveals the deep dependence modern travelers have on their mobile devices defined as a smartphone, tablet, e-reader, laptop or smartwatch. Worldwide, 94% of people bring at least one mobile device when they take personal vacations, and 97% bring at least one device on business trips.