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Apr 24, 2015, 11:52 ET

Mobile Hotel Bookings Gaining Traction Among Canadian Travellers

Hotels.com reports a significant increase, upwards of 80 per cent, in 2014 TORONTO, April 24, 2015 /CNW/ - Booking travel "on the go" is a...

Apr 24, 2015, 11:19 ET
Hotels.com? bookings made by American mobile users increased by over 80 percent

Mobile Hotel Bookings are on the Rise Globally

 More travelers are trading in their mousepads for the ease and convenience of booking trips on the go. Globally, mobile bookings are gaining...

Apr 10, 2015, 10:33 ET
Hotels.com(R) announced its first Apple(TM) Watch compatible app, enabling its users to seek nearby hotel deals, view upcoming reservations and locate their hotel via GPS.

Hotels.com Announces Apple Watch Compatible App

 Today, Hotels.com® announced its first Apple™ Watch compatible app, enabling its users to seek nearby hotel deals, view upcoming...

Apr 08, 2015, 14:15 ET
The travel impact of marijuana legalization has been a much debated topic, but for the second year in a row, Denver is expected to see heightened travel interest on and around April 20th according to Hotels.com(R)

Marijuana Tourism Continues to Drive Travel Interest in Denver

 The travel impact of marijuana legalization has been a much debated topic, but for the second year in a row, Denver is expected to see...

Apr 07, 2015, 08:07 ET

Travel Planning Can Offset Lower Loonie

Hotels.com shares tips on how to maximize your travel budget TORONTO, April 7, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian dollar may have suffered some losses...

Mar 25, 2015, 08:07 ET

Sun and Sand is worth the Splurge

Hotels.com Report Shows Canadian Travel Spending Skyrockets in sunny destinations TORONTO, March 25, 2015 /CNW/ - After two years of less...

Mar 12, 2015, 16:08 ET
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Washington, D.C. Named the Best City for Sports Travel

To help fans make travel plans around their favorite teams or sporting events in 2015, the experts at Hotels.com® and SeatGeek have ranked the...

Mar 11, 2015, 11:23 ET

Same Country, Different Destination: Comparing Canadian and International Travel Habits

TORONTO, March 11, 2015 /CNW/ - Less flash and more function, best describes Canadians' travel habits when exploring their own country....

Mar 05, 2015, 15:30 ET
The Hotels.com Hotel Price Index reveals where affordable destinations were found in 2014

Average U.S. Hotel Prices Increased By Five Percent in 2014

 Americans paid an average of $137 per night for hotel accommodations in the U.S. during 2014 – an increase of 5 percent compared to...

Mar 03, 2015, 00:01 ET

Canadian hotel prices increase ahead of global average

Hotel prices paid in Canada rose by 5% in 2014, surpassing the global average of 3%, according to the latest Hotels.com Hotel Price Index TORONTO,...

Mar 03, 2015, 00:00 ET
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Högre globala hotellpriser för femte året i rad

Hotellpriser betalda av  resenärer världen över ökade...

Mar 03, 2015, 00:00 ET
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Aumento global dos preços dos hotéis pelo quinto ano consecutivo

A nível mundial, os preços dos hotéis pagos pelos viajantes subiu 3% durante 2014, refletindo a melhoria da economia global,...

Mar 03, 2015, 00:00 ET
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Globale hotelpriser steg for femte år i træk

- Og det smittede af på de danske, der fulgte trop med en stigning på 2 pct.   Den økonomiske fremgang rundt om i verden...

Mar 03, 2015, 00:00 ET
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Los precios globales de hotel continuan creciendo por quinto año consecutivo

La tarifa media  pagada por viajeros de todo el mundo se eleva en un  3% en 2014, según último Hotel...

Mar 03, 2015, 00:00 ET
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Salgono i prezzi degli hotel nel 2014: si tratta del quinto anno consecutivo

Secondo l'Hotel Price Index™(HPI®) di Hotels.com™  i prezzi degli hotel nel corso del 2014 hanno visto una crescita...

Mar 03, 2015, 00:00 ET
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Hotellihinnat kasvussa viidettä vuotta peräkkäin

Maailmantalouden koheneminen näkyi matkailijoiden majoituksesta maksamien keskihintojen nousuna vuonna 2014, käy...

Mar 03, 2015, 00:00 ET
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Les prix hôteliers en hausse dans le monde pour la cinquième année consécutive

Les prix des hôtels payés par les voyageurs dans le monde entier ont augmenté de 3% au cours de l'année 2014 selon le dernier...

Mar 03, 2015, 00:00 ET
Hotel prices paid for U.S. domestic travel rose by 5 percent in 2014, surpassing global average of 3 percent according to the latest Hotels.com Hotel Price Index

U.S. Hotel Price Increases Ahead Of Global Average

The average price paid for a hotel room around the world rose by 3 percent during 2014, compared with 2013, according to the latest...

Mar 03, 2015, 00:00 ET
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Hotelpreise verbuchten im fünften Jahr in Folge einen Zuwachs

Laut Hotel Price Index (HPI®) von Hotels.com™ stiegen die Hotelpreise 2014 erneut um drei Prozent Auch im...

Mar 03, 2015, 00:00 ET
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Wereldwijde hotelprijzen stijgen voor het vijfde jaar op rij

De prijzen per hotelovernachting, betaald door reizigers van over de hele wereld, zijn met 3% gestegen in 2014, zo blijkt uit de...