Hotels Increase 5.8% in Q3
|CHICAGO (13 November, 2003) - TravelCLICK
reported today that the number of European hotel room nights booked
electronically in the third quarter of 2003 increased 5.8% compared
to the same quarter last year. The average daily rate (ADR)
for the third quarter 2003 was up 6% year-over-year to $161.92. Electronic
bookings include room nights booked through both 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 Amadeus, Galileo, Worldspan and Sabre.
TravelCLICK's data also includes consumer online hotel bookings made through third party Internet travel sites powered by Pegasus Solutions.
European and Worldwide Hotel E-Commerce
Top Ten European Destination Markets and Electronic Hotel Bookings - Q3
The top 10 destination markets based
on electronic room night
"Gateway cities such as Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Paris continue to be negatively impacted by economic challenges affecting corporate travel, especially travel from the United States," said Jan Tissera, vice president of international sales for TravelCLICK. "Meanwhile, the increase in intra-European travel has contributed to the positive room night growth for Madrid, Brussels, Barcelona and Stockholm. Based on recent trends, we're optimistic that more markets will experience gains in the fourth quarter."
To receive a free listing of third quarter results by top 50 cities worldwide in electronic bookings, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Up to dateGDS hotel booking summaries by individual local market are always available for downloading on the TravelCLICK's Web site at www.travelclick.net.
Established in 1996 and headquartered in the Chicago area, TravelCLICK operates in more than 140 countries around the world. The company has over 6,000 clients, including national and international companies such as Accor, Air France, Avis, Best Western International, British Airways, Carlson Hotels Worldwide, Choice Hotels, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, Grupo Posadas, Hilton Hotels Corporation, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, Kempinski Hotels & Resorts, Leading Hotels of the World, Loews Hotels, Lufthansa, Marriott International, The Peninsula Group, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, SAS, The Savoy Group, Shangri-La Hotels, Sol Melia, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Thistle Hotels, USAirways, Virgin Atlantic and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts.
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