Jumps 16.9% in Q2
The Top 10 European Destination Markets Based
on Electronic Room Night Bookings During
the 2nd Quarter of 2004
Performance for European Hotels
CHICAGO (05 October 2004) – TravelCLICK reported today that European hotel room nights booked electronically in the second quarter of 2004 were up by 16.9% in comparison to the room nights booked in the same period last year. The average daily rate (ADR) for European hotels for second quarter was $178.68, showing an 8.9% improvement compared to the same quarter last year. The report is based on rooms booked electronically through the Global Distribution Systems (GDS) and key Internet travel sites.
The results were compiled from TravelCLICK's comprehensive database, which is the exclusive source of hotel industry electronic distribution data from the Amadeus, Galileo, Worldspan, and Sabre GDS. TravelCLICK's data now also includes consumer online hotel bookings made through key Internet travel sites powered by Pegasus Solutions.
European and Worldwide Hotel
GDS & Pegasus E-Commerce –
Second Quarter, 2004
The top 10 destination markets based on electronic room night bookings in Europe during the second quarter of 2004, in order, were:
"After several years of adversity for the European hotel industry, hoteliers are experiencing the second consecutive quarter of growth. London represents the largest market in volume, percentage growth and ADR," said Jan Tissera, vice president of international sales for TravelCLICK.
To receive a free listing of second quarter results by top 50 cities worldwide in electronic bookings, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. GDS hotel booking summaries by individual local market are available at www.travelclick.net.
TravelCLICK (www.travelclick.net) is the leading provider of solutions that help hotels and other travel industry suppliers maximize profits from electronic distribution channels. The company’s iHotelier booking engine platform and website marketing programs enable hotels to better execute strategies that increase business into their own websites. TravelCLICK's competitive benchmarking reports provide hotels with price and booking performance information, and the company's exclusive electronic marketing networks allow hotels and other travel related suppliers to target promotional messages to specific travel agents and consumers when they are booking travel.
Established in 1996 and headquartered in the Chicago area, TravelCLICK has over 7500 customers in more than 140 countries around the world.
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