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Re-Imagine Lakeside 2024: Local and international acts entertain Rotorua crowdopens in new window
Tapsell, who is also a Rotorua Lakeside Concert Charitable Trustee, noted how both Rotorua and Beppu were listed in the top 10 trending global destinations by major travel website Booking.com.
13
Feb
2024
www.nzherald.co.nz
Watch Tina Fey reunite with her 30 Rock costars Jane Krakowski and Jack McBrayer in new Super Bowl adopens in new window
The actress stars in a new ad from Booking.com in which she suggests that the travel company can turn you into whatever version of yourself you want.
12
Feb
2024
ew.com
This City Was Just Named the Friendliest in the U.S. — Have You Been?opens in new window
Booking.com just announced one Utah desert town is the most welcoming city in America. Moab, Utah, topped the list of the top 10 most welcoming American cities in Booking.com’s Traveler Review Awards. The recent award recognizes various destinations for their “accommodation and transport partners that go above and beyond providing incredible stays for guests,” per Booking.com. “These destinations have an above average amount of properties with exceptional reviews for friendly hospitality.”
07
Feb
2024
people.com
Small Aussie town among the most welcoming in the worldopens in new window
A small town just outside Melbourne has been ranked among the friendliest places of 2024. It has made the list of the 10 most-welcoming “cities” in the world as revealed by accommodation website Booking.com – and the best places to stay while you’re visiting.
05
Feb
2024
www.thenewdaily.com.au
The most welcoming places in the world, according to Booking.comopens in new window
In fact, a recent survey by Booking.com found that almost three quarters (71%) of people said that they felt more alive than ever when they’re on holiday and exploring new places. If that's not reason enough to book a holiday somewhere new, ideally full of friendly locals and cultural intrigue, we're not sure what is.
01
Feb
2024
www.countryliving.com
Southern cheer: region recognised for welcoming waysopens in new window
For the warmest of welcomes, we should look no further than our own Otago doorstep, a new tourist survey says. Booking.com has released its 2024 Traveller Review Awards, and Otago places a healthy No 7 in the top 10 most welcoming regions worldwide — the only New Zealand destination on the list.
01
Feb
2024
www.odt.co.nz
This Indian Gem Ranks Among The World's Most Welcoming Cities In 2024opens in new window
In its 12th edition of Traveller Review Awards, Booking.com released its list of the world’s most welcoming cities in 2024. As one of the largest online travel agencies in the world, the platform vetted over 309 million verified customer reviews from their site. The top ten cities in this category have been selected based on their share of accommodation providers that received the Traveller Review Award.
01
Feb
2024
www.travelandleisureasia.com
The world’s friendliest place? Apparently, it’s right here in the UKopens in new window
New research from Booking.com has unveiled the planet’s most welcoming destinations, based on over 300 million customer reviews
31
Jan
2024
www.timeout.com
This is New Zealand's 'most welcoming' townopens in new window
Hot on the heels of Otago being named one of the world’s ‘most welcoming’ regions by Booking.com, the holiday platform has revealed the town in New Zealand which offers the best of Kiwi hospitality.
31
Jan
2024
www.stuff.co.nz
UK has 'world's most welcoming region' with amazing views and the best hotelsopens in new window
Perthshire in the United Kingdom, Penghu in Taiwan and Boyacá in Colombia were voted among the most welcoming regions in the world by online travel agent Booking.com.
30
Jan
2024
www.mirror.co.uk
Top travel destinations revealed for Canadians in 2024opens in new window
Conducting a survey among a sample of adults who plan to travel for business or leisure between October 2023 and October 2025, Booking.com compiled a report on the top destinations that Canadians want to visit in 2024.
30
Jan
2024
www.insauga.com
TRAVEL 2024: THE HOTTEST PLACES TO VISIT THIS YEARopens in new window
Climate change is already having a stark impact on where we holiday. Booking.com reports that 42 per cent of UK travellers say this will influence their trips this year, with many thinking twice about classic Med destinations after last summer’s heatwave.
16
Jan
2024
www.standard.co.uk
Tavel is lifeopens in new window
Where in the past years, travel has been a means to escape life, Booking.com’s Travel Predictions research shows that travel is life in 2024 with 85 per cent Indian travellers revealing that they feel more alive when they are on vacation and become the best version of themselves when on vacation.
16
Jan
2024
bwhotelier.businessworld.in
New York Times ranks NZ experience fourth in 2024 travel listopens in new window
It comes after a number of other recent wins for New Zealand in the international tourism arena, including Rotorua being named one of the “top trending destinations” in the world by Booking.com just over a month ago.
10
Jan
2024
bestinzealand.co.nz
These are biggest travel trends you’ll see in 2024opens in new window
All hail the rise of sleep tourism – Booking.com says 58 per cent of travellers get away solely to focus on uninterrupted shut-eye. The growth of sleep concierges and the use of technology to ensure counting sheep pays off is predicted to grow in 2024, along with the “sleep retreat”.
09
Jan
2024
www.independent.co.uk
Hotel trends that are on the rise in 2024 – from ‘bleisure’ stays to conscious spendingopens in new window
“Gen Z and millennials are most likely to trust an AI travel planner to book a trip for them, including accommodation, based purely on what they say they are looking for,” says Ryan Pearson, regional manager for Booking.com.
04
Jan
2024
www.irishnews.com
2024 travel trends: How Kiwis will see the world in the new yearopens in new window
If you need another reason (or justification) to book a trip next year, consider this: travel helps us lead our best lives. At least that’s the upshot of a recent survey by online travel agent Booking.com, which found nearly three quarters (74%) of Kiwi respondents feel more alive than they ever do on holiday.
30
Dec
2023
www.stuff.co.nz
Travel predictions for Australians in 2024: Booking.com releases its seven main theories for travel in the new yearopens in new window
While travel used to be a means to escape life, new research from Booking.com reveals that travel is our main priority in 2024 with over three quarters (78 per cent) of Aussies stating they feel more alive than ever when on a break.
27
Dec
2023
7news.com.au
Staying Put These Holidays? Here’s 4 Tips for the Best Vacation Vibes at Homeopens in new window
One quarter (24%) of Kiwi travellers* stating they often leave that high-vibe holiday ‘feeling’ on the doorstep as soon as they arrive home – and that’s not even counting those who haven’t managed to get away. Booking.com’s Travel Predictions for 2024 reveal that two thirds (64%) of Kiwis want to be more like their holiday self in their everyday life and we are SO for this as we head into 2024 with the most positive mind frame possible.
21
Dec
2023
capsulenz.com
Sorry England, our Christmas is betteropens in new window
As Aussies gear up to enjoy a few weeks of smashing their younger relatives in backyard cricket, endless beach days, secret swimming hole adventures, music festivals and camping in places so pretty they don't feel real, new Booking.com data* has revealed our Northern Hemisphere neighbours are pining for Christmas Down Under, with the UK among a number of countries topping Australia's inbound nationalities this summer, recording a year on year increase of 5.16 per cent.
21
Dec
2023
www.escape.com.au
Spontaneous weekend getaway to Ottawa on trendopens in new window
According to digital travel platform Booking.com’s recently released predictions for travel in 2024, Canadian travellers increasingly want to surrender themselves to the element of surprise by venturing into uncharted territory on vacation.
13
Dec
2023
torontosun.com
A recent survey showed that more than half of travellers would pack their bags, head to the airport and fly to an unknown destination. But why?opens in new window
Booking.com recently surveyed 27,000 travellers in 33 countries to declare its seven travel predictions for 2024. With 52% of those surveyed saying they are "keen to book a surprise trip where everything down to the destination is unknown until arrival", the company predicts 2024 will be the year of "surrender seekers".
12
Dec
2023
www.bbc.com
Wonka-inspired hotel stay is up for grabs, see how you can book a room full of chocolate and candyopens in new window
There are "little surprises around every corner," the iconic Willy Wonka once said. A travel booking company is now giving Wonka fans the opportunity to stay in a Wonka-themed hotel suite for one night only. Ahead of the "Wonka" theater premiere on Dec. 15, Booking.com is celebrating the new film by offering two pairs of guests a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to live in a world of "pure imagination."
12
Dec
2023
www.foxnews.com
Oompa Loompa, Doompa Dee Doo! The Viceroy Santa Monica Has a Sweet Suite For You!opens in new window
To celebrate the Dec. 15 release of 'Wonka,' a scrumdiddlyumptious candy-filled suite is up for grabs for someone who snags a golden ticket at Booking.com
11
Dec
2023
lamag.com
Travel isn’t just an escape like in the past years, but a catalyst for experiencing our best lives in 2024opens in new window
As 2023 enters its final month and 2024 optimistically appears on the horizon, people around the world have emotionally checked out of the news agenda and events at home to take a much-needed breather. Where in the past years, travel has been a means to escape life, Booking.com latest ‘Travel Predictions’ research shows that travel is life in 2024 with 85% of Indian travellers revealing that they feel more alive when they are on vacation and become the best version of themselves when on vacation.
11
Dec
2023
ianslife.in
Willy Wonka-inspired hotel rooms in NYC, LA to open for bookings: See inside and learn moreopens in new window
Booking.com and Highgate Hotels are celebrating the release of Warner Bros. Pictures’ new Wonka film, in theaters Dec. 15, by offering guests the chance to “travel to a world of pure imagination” by booking their Wonka’s Sweet Suites from coast to coast. The weekend stay is priced at $12.15 as a nod to the film's nationwide release day.
08
Dec
2023
eu.usatoday.com
Surprise, surprise! Cairns was just listed as a top destination for 2024opens in new window
In a new study released by online travel platform, Booking.com, says that the backpacker hub of Cairns is set to be the hottest destination in the country next year — and added it to the top destinations to visit in the world for 2024.
08
Dec
2023
www.delicious.com.au
These 'Wonka'-Inspired Hotel Suites Are Delightfully Over the Topopens in new window
If you're a Wonka fan, or just someone eager to partake in some popular lore, Booking.com is giving a few people the chance to stay in totally "Wonkafied" hotel rooms in Los Angeles and New York. Wonka's Sweet Suites will be hosted in two Highgate Hotels properties, and they'll be covered in candy and all sorts of sugary motifs that will make you feel as if you've been transported to the whimsical set of the new film. And unlike the children who visited the real Wonka factory, you will not be subjected to any forms of chocolate-based torture.
29
Nov
2023
www.thrillist.com
‘Destination dupe’ is the new hack that swaps your holiday for a hidden gemopens in new window
Experts at Booking.com say that Chiang Dao – often dubbed ‘Little Tuscany’ due to its wine production – is a doppelganger Phuket, Thailand’s largest island.
29
Nov
2023
metro.co.uk
Booking.com report reveals resilient Indian hospitality sector with positive outlookopens in new window
In a recent release of the India Accommodation Barometer by Booking.com, the nation’s travel and tourism industry is showcasing a moderately strong business performance fueled by domestic travel enthusiasm.
29
Nov
2023
www.thehindubusinessline.com
A Wonka-themed suite is coming to NYC’s Park Lane New York hotelopens in new window
You can finally live in a world of pure imagination—Park Lane New York has teamed up with Booking.com to offer a Willy Wonka experience this holiday season, giving fans a chance to stay over in a chocolate factory-themed suite!
29
Nov
2023
www.timeout.com
Forget the Chocolate Factory. There Are Now Two Delicious ‘Wonka’ Suites in N.Y. and L.A.opens in new window
Booking.com and Warner Bros. Pictures have teamed up to create two candy-themed suites in celebration of the holiday season and Wonka, which hits theaters on December 15. Dubbed Wonka Sweet Suites, the whimsical stays at Park Lane New York in the Big Apple and California’s Viceroy Santa Monica hotel include rainbow lollipops, florals, and pink-cloud displays worthy of the chocolatier’s famous factory.
29
Nov
2023
uk.news.yahoo.com
Ready, set, jet! Here are some of the best Travel Tuesday Deals for Canadians this yearopens in new window
Feeling spontaneous? Check out Booking.com and save 30% or more on stays in Canada and around the world! Book before November 29th for travel between now and January 2025 and snag an affordable stay in Istanbul, Lisbon and Odesa (under $50) or stay closer to home in cities like Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto and pay less than $120.
28
Nov
2023
curiocity.com
Sulphur city Rotorua is trending in web bookings as a tourism hot spotopens in new window
Rotorua Lakes mayor Tania Tapsell says the community and businesses are feeling confident about their future in tourism. Last week Booking.com included the sulphur city on its list of top 10 trending destinations – alongside another geothermal tourism hotspot, Beppu in Japan. The top 1000 most-booked places were ranked by year-over-year increase.
27
Nov
2023
www.nzherald.co.nz
The Best Cyber Monday Travel Deals: Save Big On Flights, Hotels, Cruises And Moreopens in new window
Booking.com: The travel platform is hosting a massive sale through Nov. 29, offering savings of 30% or more on stays all over the world, from New York to Paris. Plus, enjoy extra savings on rental cars.
27
Nov
2023
www.forbes.com
ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023: Pioneering A New Era in India Tourismopens in new window
According to the Booking.com Travel Confidence Index, 56% of Indians look forward to attending a live or major event including sports tournaments this year. “Sporting events like the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 served as significant drivers for tourism, attracting tourists, stimulating the local economy, creating employment opportunities and driving investment in infrastructure (stadiums, restaurants etc.) that can be enjoyed by both the local population and tourists”, Kumar added.
27
Nov
2023
www.traveltrendstoday.in
More flights help South Koreans prop up Australian travel industryopens in new window
“Booking.com’s most recent Holiday Home Outlook Report highlighted a majority of South Korean travellers…are most interested in holidays that take them out of the city and into nature, making Australia a perfect choice to visit over our summer.”
26
Nov
2023
www.thenewdaily.com.au
Booking.com reveals what's in the mind of Indian accommodation providersopens in new window
According to the survey results, when it comes to the consumer spending trends observed by hoteliers in India, they’ve reported that more than two-thirds of guests (67%) are booking shorter stays, closely followed by 66% who are booking further in advance.
23
Nov
2023
brandequity.economictimes.indiatimes.com
Rotorua up with Buenos Aires, Cairns in top 10 list of global destinations, according to Booking.comopens in new window
The man in charge of marketing Rotorua says "it's a surprise, but not a surprise" the city has landed in the top 10 list of trending destinations worldwide for 2024. The list, which came from travel site Booking.com, included the likes of Argentina and Mexico and had to be in the top 1,000 most booked areas on the site between 1 August 2022 and 31 July 2023.
23
Nov
2023
www.newshub.co.nz
Booking.com to sell cruisesopens in new window
Booking.com is launching the cruise travel vertical in partnership with private cruise travel agency World Travel Holdings, the company said. “The new offering meets traveller demand in the largest market for cruise bookings globally, representing 58% of the entire industry,” the company said in a statement.
22
Nov
2023
www.traveldailymedia.com
The Evolving Landscape Of Sustainable Travel Tech: Challenges And Solutionsopens in new window
To help with this problem, I believe travel tech companies need to step in. One positive case is Booking.com, which offers a “Travel Sustainable” badge that aims to promote properties that comply with a set of standards. Partners who enroll in the program can choose from 32 different sustainability practices, which include being powered by cleaner energies and supporting local communities.
22
Nov
2023
www.forbes.com
Booking.com is offering Black Friday Dealsopens in new window
Booking.com is continuing to make it easier (and more affordable) for everyone to experience the world with Black Friday deals across accommodations and attractions, helping connect millions of travelers with memorable travel experiences.
21
Nov
2023
www.traveldailymedia.com
The biggest Black Friday and CyberMonday travel sales available right nowopens in new window
The mega online travel site Booking.com is offering Black Friday deals between Nov. 16 and 29 for accommodation stays until Dec. 31, 2024, and for attractions taking place within three months of the booking date. This is the first time Booking.com is offering discounts of up to 25% off for selected attractions and things to do. Accommodation discounts start at 30% off for more than 31,000 places to stay around the globe.
21
Nov
2023
eu.usatoday.com
Save at least 30 per cent this Black Friday with Booking.comopens in new window
Book your next stay with booking.com and get at least 30 per cent off selected accommodation this Black Friday. Seek out winter sun or hit the slopes on a ski holiday. Plan a city break for spring, or book ahead for a sizzling summer getaway.
20
Nov
2023
www.telegraph.co.uk
Most Kiwis would book a bach for accommodation, Booking.com study revealsopens in new window
When it comes to accommodation, the humble bach is arguably the most quintessentially “Kiwi” place to stay. It’s also the most appealing, at least according to research conducted by Booking.com. Most Kiwis (68 per cent) say they’d seek out a bach-style place when booking accommodation, the research reported. It was the most popular first choice by far, followed by “cosy cabin” (33 per cent) and “country cottages” (32 per cent).
20
Nov
2023
www.nzherald.co.nz
Budget Xmas breaks: Where you can still get a good deal this festive seasonopens in new window
Booking.com regional manager Oceania Todd Lacey also said Wellington is proving among the most budget-friendly destinations this festive season, along with Christchurch.
18
Nov
2023
www.stuff.co.nz
FIVE TIPS FROM BOOKING.COM TO ENSURE VACAY VIBES BACK HOMEopens in new window
According to Booking.com’s travel predictions for 2024, over two thirds (74%) of Hong Kongers want to be more like their vacation self in their everyday life. With that in mind, Booking.com shares five tips on how travelers can hold onto their best self back home – from daily rituals to adopting a more carefree mindset.
18
Nov
2023
eglobaltravelmedia.com.au
What To See In Ahmedabad?opens in new window
For those with tickets to the final, or those just visiting the city to soak up the atmosphere as the competition reaches its final leg, Booking.com, the Official Accommodation Partner for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, shares its recommendations for how travellers can spend a few days in Ahmedabad for the tournament, or if they extend their stay longer to explore more of this incredible city.
18
Nov
2023
www.ahmedabadmirror.com
Martha Stewart reveals why she ‘cancelled’ Thanksgiving this yearopens in new window
Earlier this month, she also partnered with Booking.com to celebrate the holiday season, as she invited two fans to her farm for a Thanksgiving-themed stay. During the visit to the house, the two guests will be treated to a special itinerary that includes some of Stewart’s go-to activities before Thanksgiving.
16
Nov
2023
www.independent.co.uk
Five tips from Booking.com to ensure vacay vibes back home opens in new window
According to Booking.com’s travel predictions for 2024, over two thirds (74%) of Hong Kongers want to be more like their vacation self in their everyday life. With that in mind, Booking.com shares five tips on how travelers can hold onto their best self back home – from daily rituals to adopting a more carefree mindset.
16
Nov
2023
www.traveldailymedia.com
It's Time to Book the Island Getaway You've Been Dreaming of with These Black Friday Travel Dealsopens in new window
Have you been dreaming of an island getaway? Or pondering whether you should explore your own backyard this summer? You're in luck: Booking.com is hopping on the infamous Black Friday sale by offering substantial discounts on accommodation and attractions booked through its website.
14
Nov
2023
concreteplayground.com
Browse, compare, reserve: Booking.com introduces cruise booking on its siteopens in new window
If you’re planning a cruise vacation, you have a new way of searching for the voyage, the flights and any hotels you may need all in one place. Booking.com launched a feature to book cruises on its site for U.S. travelers.
13
Nov
2023
eu.usatoday.com
The Curious Marketer. So many foodies on the travel trailopens in new window
Therefore, I was not surprised to read in a recent report published by booking.com (How India travels 2023) that 44 per cent of Indian travellers choose culinary experience as the top feature when planning leisure trips. Eighty per cent of all Indian travellers choose restaurant and room service as important features for an enjoyable stay. Indian travellers are foodies all the way.
12
Nov
2023
www.thehindubusinessline.com
These Are the Best Travel Tuesday Deals for 2023opens in new window
Accommodation discounts start at 30% across more than 31,000 places to stay across the world, including more than 1,200 in the United States that are offering Black Friday deals. Look for the Black Friday Deals badge on listings. Discounts apply to bookings between November 16, 2023 through December 31, 2024.
10
Nov
2023
www.thrillist.com
Black Friday travel deals 2023: Shop offers on flights, holidays and rail faresopens in new window
Avid travellers can save over 30 per cent on selected hotel reservations and accommodation with Booking.com’s Black Friday offerings from 16–29 November. The cost-saving stays can be booked for dates between now and 31 December 2024, whether a long weekend away or a week of relaxing beside the beach, and there’s even up to 25 per cent off visits activities, including river cruises and guided museum tours, as long as they’re taken within three months of booking.
10
Nov
2023
www.independent.co.uk
Soon Book Cruises On Booking.com. Pick From Over 30 Routes & 55 Departure Ports Across The Globeopens in new window
The biggest brand under Booking Holdings, Booking.com, announced that it is adding a cruise section to its website in order to capitalise on the growing popularity of cruises among American consumers. Cruise companies anticipate record bookings in 2024, partly because of the growing number of first-time cruisers and the trend of consumers looking for less expensive travel options. Online travel agencies are attempting to develop into one-stop shops for travellers making trip arrangements.
10
Nov
2023
curlytales.com
EXCLUSIVE: Indians are demonstrating that they want to travel for varied sports events – Santosh Kumar, Country Manager – Indian Subcontinent & Indonesia, Booking.comopens in new window
Booking.com, one of the renowned digital travel platforms, has been in association with the International Cricket Council (ICC) since 2019 and so far the arrangement has covered multiple multi-team cricketing events. Well-versed with varied activations surrounding sports throughout the agreement, leading up to the ongoing World Cup, Booking.com came up with several vital updates.
10
Nov
2023
sportsmintmedia.com
Online travel agency Booking.com to sell cruisesopens in new window
Booking.com is launching the cruise travel vertical in partnership with private cruise travel agency World Travel Holdings, the company said. "The new offering meets traveler demand in the largest market for cruise bookings globally, representing 58% of the entire industry," the company said in a statement.
09
Nov
2023
www.reuters.com
Black Friday travel deals 2023: Shop offers on flights, holidays and rail faresopens in new window
Avid travellers can save over 30 per cent on selected hotel reservations and accommodation with Booking.com’s Black Friday offerings from 16–29 November. The cost-saving stays can be booked for dates between now and 31 December 2024, whether a long weekend away or a week of relaxing beside the beach, and there’s even up to 25 per cent off visits activities, including river cruises and guided museum tours, as long as they’re taken within three months of booking.
09
Nov
2023
www.aol.com
Here's How You Can Spend a Night at Martha Stewart's New York Farm, and Yes, Actually Meet Martha Stewartopens in new window
Booking.com has partnered with Martha Stewart to offer two extraordinarily lucky people the chance to book a two-day, one-night stay at her 150-acre Bedford, New York estate. The trip will take place on Saturday, November 18, and Sunday, November 19, and, of course, the itinerary looks wonderful.
08
Nov
2023
au.news.yahoo.com
Martha Stewart offers Thanksgiving-inspired stay at her country home for less than $12opens in new window
The opportunity is part of a collaboration unveiled earlier this week between Stewart and Booking.com called "Martha Stewart’s Thanksgiving-Inspired Farm Stay." The stay will become bookable on Nov. 16. Guests will stay at the tenant house on Stewart’s Bedford, New York, farm, Booking.com said. Stewart acquired the property, which encompasses over 150 acres overall, in 2000.
08
Nov
2023
www.foxbusiness.com
You can rent Martha Stewart’s New York farm guesthouse for a Thanksgiving-inspired stayopens in new window
On Nov. 18, the Saturday before Thanksgiving, you can step into Stewart’s world as you book a stay at her charming Bedford, New York, farm’s Tenant House. That’s right. For the first time ever, Stewart, 82, is opening up her guesthouse to the public in collaboration with the travel portal Booking.com for one night only.
06
Nov
2023
nypost.com
Mum finds 'amazing' fairytale theme park that's 'cheaper' than Disneylandopens in new window
You can stay in cheap hotels in the city which cost from £111 a night for four people on booking.com.
06
Nov
2023
www.dailystar.co.uk
Martha Stewart's New York Farm Is Available to Rent for One Night Onlyopens in new window
Martha Stewart’s Thanksgiving-Inspired Farm Stay is slated for November 18, the Saturday before Thanksgiving, and will cost all of $11.23. What do you get for all of those dollars and cents? Among other things, a night in the farm’s guesthouse (Tenant House, as she’s been christened) followed by brunch with Martha herself. The booking opens on Booking.com November 16, just two days ahead of the stay.
06
Nov
2023
www.cntraveler.com
You can book an overnight stay at Martha Stewart's New York estateopens in new window
Want to live like Martha Stewart for a night? The queen of home hospitality is hosting! A new partnership with Booking.com allows a lucky traveler to book a stay at Stewart's estate in Westchester County, New York, for under $12.
06
Nov
2023
www.timeout.com
You Can Rent Martha Stewart's Farmhouse for Just $11.23 — Here's Howopens in new window
"I'm thrilled to welcome you to my beautiful Bedford farm and look forward to treating you to many of my favorite fall traditions," Stewart said via the listing. "After all, it's never too late to learn how to make the perfect wreath or set a beautiful table! I hope you enjoy your stay and take this time to unwind and unpack your creativity. There's truly no better place to spend a perfect autumn day."
06
Nov
2023
www.entrepreneur.com
Hospitality savant Martha Stewart offers Thanksgiving stay at her New York farmopens in new window
Every Thanksgiving, people turn to Martha Stewart for guidance on everything from table settings to recipes. This year, a lucky pair can ask her for tips in person. The lifestyle mogul will welcome up to two guests to her Bedford, New York, farm for an overnight visit later this month through Booking.com.
06
Nov
2023
eu.usatoday.com
You Can Stay at Martha Stewart's Idyllic Countryside Home for Less Than $12 — Here's Howopens in new window
Thanksgiving is less than three weeks away, and who better to get inspiration from than the queen of entertaining, Martha Stewart? The TV personality-slash-lifestyle entrepreneur is listing her upstate New York farm on Booking.com, and one lucky traveler (with a plus one) can book it for an overnight stay, that includes several fall- and Thanksgiving-inspired activities on-site, including brunch with Stewart.
06
Nov
2023
www.travelandleisure.com
Here's How You Can Spend the Night on Martha Stewart's New York Farmopens in new window
"Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite holidays to celebrate, which is why I'm excited to be Booking.com'sest host and welcome guests to my Bedford farm for a Thanksgiving-inspired stay ahead of the big day," Stewart said in a statement. "I'm all about making it easier for everyone to celebrate life's big moments, so I really appreciate how easy Booking.com made it to list my Tenant House on the site.
06
Nov
2023
www.thrillist.com
You Can Spend Your Thanksgiving at Martha Stewart’s New York Farm For $11.23opens in new window
“Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite holidays to celebrate, which is why I’m excited to be Booking.com’s newest host and welcome guests to my Bedford farm for a Thanksgiving-inspired stay ahead of the big day,” Stewart said in a press release. “I’m all about making it easier for everyone to celebrate life’s big moments, so I really appreciate how easy Booking.com made it to list my Tenant House on the site.”
06
Nov
2023
www.instyle.com
You can now experience Martha Stewart's Thanksgiving farm stay at her Bedford Estateopens in new window
Martha Stewart's Bedford, New York estate is opening its doors to fans for a unique overnight experience. The queen of hosting is offering a one-night, Thanksgiving-inspired farm stay for a mere $11.23 in partnership with Booking.com.
06
Nov
2023
economictimes.indiatimes.com
You can rent Martha Stewart’s farm guesthouse for a pre-Thanksgiving stay – for just $11.23opens in new window
In the one-off Booking.com collaboration, would-be guests can try to book the overnight stay on a first-come, first-served basis when the booking window opens at noon ET November 16. The one-night stay comes two days later on November 18. The collaboration with Martha Stewart marks the first time the domestic doyenne is opening up her guest house to the public this way for a stay, she said.
06
Nov
2023
edition.cnn.com
Solo travel through Japan’s Three-star Roadopens in new window
Booking.com reported that 40% of people travelled alone in the last six months, with almost 60% holidaying solo in the past year. Japan, considered one of the safest countries for solo travellers, has legal measures on top of welcoming locals to ensure security of those visiting. Central Japan offers diverse experiences for solo adventurers, especially along the Three-star Road running from Matsumoto to Kanazawa.
02
Nov
2023
www.traveldailymedia.com
LEVEL UP BUDGET BREAKS WITH SEVEN SAVVY UPGRADE TIPS FROM BOOKING.COMopens in new window
Want bougie hotels over basic backpackers and once-in-a-life-time experiences? As a global travel leader with a mission to make it easier for everyone to experience the world, Booking.com shares seven tips on how to enrich the travel experience with VIP perks that don’t break the bank.
02
Nov
2023
vergemagazine.co.uk
Why Booking.com is betting big on sports tourismopens in new window
In this exclusive conversation with Adgully, Santosh Kumar, Country Manager - Indian Subcontinent & Indonesia, Booking.com, the Official Accommodation Partner for the ICC Men’s World Cup 2023, speaks at length about the tourism opportunities arising out of sporting events around the world, Booking.com’s strategic support for mega sporting events, the collaboration with the ICC Men’s World Cup 2023, this year’s campaign for the event, and the overall marketing plans that promise to make the ICC a remarkable experience for fans and travelers alike.
31
Oct
2023
www.adgully.com
The top 10 holiday destinations for 2024, according to Booking.comopens in new window
Online travel agent Booking.com's travel list for 2024 points to a few things travellers are looking for from their holidays in the year ahead. Making shrewd investments – 43% will be looking for the kinds of destinations which will give them a luxury experience on a more modest budget – and prioritising great food (52%) and sustainability (49%) means eco-friendly ways of travelling are on the agenda, as are previously overlooked regional towns and cities in familiar countries and higher profile places in countries which are a little further from the beaten track.
29
Oct
2023
www.countryliving.com
These are the trending destinations to visit in 2024opens in new window
Now Booking.com have just released their annual travel predictions for the new year, based on 27,000 travellers across 33 different countries. They’ve made some predictions about traveller behaviours, such as a rise in ‘cool-cationers’ – people travelling to cooler climes as destinations like the Med continue to heat up. And they’ve also released a rather unique list of trending destinations.
27
Oct
2023
www.timeout.com
25 Best Fall Travel Deals, Including $500 Off Scenic Train Toursopens in new window
Booking.com loves a getaway deal, which comes in handy when you’re letting your wallet determine your next vacation. The site promises at least—not “up to”—15 percent off qualifying hotels of all price ranges, which are sorted by destination on the site to help guide you to a decision.
27
Oct
2023
www.cntraveler.com
The world’s most sustainable holiday destination for 2024 is just a few hours from the UKopens in new window
With Booking.com finding that 75% of tourists want to go on holidays with a lower carbon footprint, it’s no surprise sustainable travel is beginning to boom.
27
Oct
2023
metro.co.uk
'Europe’s answer to the Maldives' is perfect for cheap holidays in 2024opens in new window
It might feel as though summer 2023 has just passed, but for those looking ahead to their summer holidays next year, there's an "underrated" European gem that is on track to become a trending destination in 2024. According to Booking.com’s annual Travel Predictions research, Britons are likely to set their sights on cheaper alternatives to some of the world's most popular holiday hotspots.
24
Oct
2023
www.express.co.uk
'Why do we take a holiday from our good, green habits when we travel?'opens in new window
This gap helps to explain why, when three-quarters (74%) of travellers saying they need to make more sustainable choices for travel (according to an annual Booking.com survey), only a third of Brits make sustainability a priority when actually booking a trip.
24
Oct
2023
www.standard.co.uk
AUSSIE SUMMER: WHAT MAKES HOLIDAY HOMES BOOKABLEopens in new window
New research released today from Booking.com, one of the world’s leading digital travel companies identifies key trends on what holiday seekers are looking for in home rentals ahead of the summer travel period and how holiday homeowners can better attract and satisfy guest needs.
24
Oct
2023
eglobaltravelmedia.com.au
Want to stay at a sustainable hotel? These European countries have the most according to booking.comopens in new window
After a battering during the pandemic, hotels and tourist accommodation have finally found guest numbers and income are taking an upward turn. An annual report by booking website Booking.com found that European hoteliers consider the summer of 2023 a success. They also expect their economic situation to develop positively over the next 6 months.
24
Oct
2023
nz.news.yahoo.com
Booking.com launches inaugural report on ‘How India Travels’opens in new window
Booking.com released its first ‘How India Travels’ report. The report, with McKinsey & Company as the knowledge partner, provides invaluable insight into the evolving nature of Indian travellers and the factors that drive this growth. Indian travellers are back in action, eagerly moving past lockdown days of the pandemic and travelling more than before for work and leisure. They have grown more discerning and experimental in what they want from a trip and are looking for newer, offbeat destinations and authentic, immersive experiences, often inspired by social media where they get new ideas and plan their trips.
23
Oct
2023
www.traveldailymedia.com
Everyone Lies a Little While They Travel, According to a New Reportopens in new window
Booking.com released its annual travel predictions report for 2024. Amid all the things travelers are looking forward to experiencing in the year ahead is perhaps the most shocking twist of all. The report revealed a very universal truth among travelers: we all love to lie a little.
23
Oct
2023
www.travelandleisure.com
BOOKING.COM SHARES SEVEN TRAVEL TRENDS FOR 2024opens in new window
Booking.com has released research that indicates travel is a necessity for most in 2024, with almost three quarters (71%) of travellers feeling more alive than ever when they are on holiday, and 65% wanting to be more like their holiday self in their day-to-day life back home.
20
Oct
2023
www.travolution.com
Aussie destinations still flaunting availability for Christmasopens in new window
The deliciously retro Mysa Motel still has rooms for your holidaying and Instagramming needs and up north, Cairns has over 100 booking.com options available over the Christmas and New Year period.
20
Oct
2023
www.escape.com.au
Booking.com Shares Its Seven Predictions For Travel In 2024opens in new window
While in years past travel has been a means to escape life, new research from Booking.com discovered that ‘travel is life’ and its seven predictions for 2024 reveal that three quarters (74%) of Canadian travellers are reporting that they feel more alive than ever when they are on vacation, and 64% said that they want to be more like their ‘vacation self’ in their day-to-day life back home and that’s because 63% also think they are the best version of themselves while on vacation.
19
Oct
2023
www.travelpress.com
Travelling With Your Pet? Here’s 5 PERFECT Pet Friendly Accomodation Options Around New Zealandopens in new window
To help this planning and to ensure your beloved mates have a place to sleep, our pals at Booking.com have collated the best pet-friendly stays New Zealand has to offer, so you don’t have to leave your fluffy pals behind.
19
Oct
2023
capsulenz.com
10 holiday destinations to book now before they become too popular in 2024opens in new window
Looking for some travel inspo for next year? Well, look no further. According to Booking.com’s annual Travel Predictions research, the top 10 trending destinations of 2024 are going to be slightly off the beaten path. Rather than the Romes, New York Cities, and Ibizas of the world, next year, it’s going to be all about places like Beppu, Valkenburg, and Chemnitz. If there are some places on this list that you’ve never heard of, you certainly won’t be the only one.
18
Oct
2023
metro.co.uk
Lying About Your Life Is One of the Biggest 2024 Travel Trendsopens in new window
If you're left wondering why on Earth would someone flat-out lie about their life to a stranger like that, just know that, according to new research, if you are not doing it, the person in front of you probably is. Data from Booking.com's most recent commissioned research on 2024's travel trends shows that one of the most buzzy, trendy, and cool things to do when traveling is, well, lie about your life.
18
Oct
2023
www.thrillist.com
Climate-conscious trips and holidays with strangers: Will you chase these travel trends in 2024?opens in new window
More than half of travellers are considering how climate change will impact the way they plan their holidays in 2024. Millennials were the group most likely to give this response while the Baby Boomer generation was the least likely, according to Booking.com.
18
Oct
2023
www.euronews.com
Neighborhood Tourism Soars as Travelers Seek a Local Sense of Placeopens in new window
The trend, which has been referred to as ‘life-seeing’ versus sightseeing, is documented in key research studies, including a 2023 report by booking.com that found 75% of survey participants said they want, “authentic experiences that are representative of the local culture.”
18
Oct
2023
www.travelweekly.com
Indians’ wanderlust to fuel spending-Business Journalopens in new window
Indians are eager on non-traditional lodging equivalent to hostels, campsites, trip leases and chalets, the research by Booking.com with information associate McKinsey & Company mentioned. The common each day charge and the variety of room nights reserving in various lodging is almost twice that of lodges and managed chains, with the very best improve in common each day charges for area of interest various lodging equivalent to nation homes and boats.
18
Oct
2023
business-journal.in
Say goodbye to sun loungers: ‘cool-cationing’ is the big new travel trend for 2024opens in new window
their dream holiday, that’s likely what they’d picture. After all, the unpredictability of the great British weather is enough to drive you to any country where a coat, scarf, hat and gloves don’t feel necessary in early October. But that’s all about to change. According to Booking.com, next year we’ll be drawn to much cooler climes.
18
Oct
2023
www.stylist.co.uk
Booking.com reveals 2024 travel trends- see what to expectopens in new window
Like any new year, many of us try our best to leave some of the less fun aspects of the previous years behind. With many looking forward to seeing what travel aspects are in store for 2024, Booking.com has shared their predictions for the upcoming year. From swapping the sun-seeking hot holidays to cooler temperatures to stepping away from the busy world and rebooting, see what travel you can expect in 2024.
18
Oct
2023
www.bournemouthecho.co.uk
Booking.com 7 travel predictions for 2024: Vacation 'alter ego,' budget-friendly luxuriesopens in new window
New data from Booking.com reveals that Canadians are looking forward to "unleashing their best life" for 2024 travel. According to a survey conducted in July with 27,730 respondents across 33 countries, including 1,009 from Canada, 74 per cent of Canadians said they feel "more alive than ever" on vacation. Additionally, 63 per cent think "they are the best version of themselves while on vacation."
18
Oct
2023
ca.finance.yahoo.com
Your Best Chance To Explore India And Enjoy Cricket: Check 10 Host Cities You Must Visitopens in new window
The anticipation for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 is building, presenting a prime opportunity to blend the enthusiasm of cricket with a passion for travel. If you're planning to prolong your stay and discover more of the amazing cities, consider these top 10 Indian host cities recommended by Booking.com that promise a picturesque escape filled with history, culture, and natural beauty.
17
Oct
2023
zeenews.india.com
Let it snowopens in new window
Jumping on the Booking.com app, I came across Oaks Queenstown Shores Resort, serviced apartments on the outskirts of Queenstown with incredible views of Lake Wakatipu. A two-bedroom apartment was the perfect size for the four of us.
12
Oct
2023
www.unomagazine.co.nz
Howzat! ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup sees India flight searches soar by 31%opens in new window
Booking.com data revealed Australia is one of the top five cricketing nations visiting India for ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 with a 31 per cent increase in flight searches to India for October departures.
12
Oct
2023
karryon.com.au
Booking.com signs on as lead sponsor for Manchester Digital’s Digital Her initiativeopens in new window
“Diversity and inclusion in all aspects has been core to Booking.com’s culture since the company was founded, and we strongly believe that gender diversity is key to building a workforce that fosters innovation, collaboration and creativity and ultimately sets women up for success,” said Matthias Schmid, SVP for the Booking.com Trips division.
11
Oct
2023
www.prolificnorth.co.uk
Top four destinations to experience the beauty of Autumn in Asiaopens in new window
Considering that 56% of Hong Kong travelers want to witness breathtaking scenery while also exploring famous sites and landmarks (44%)*, Booking.com is excited to share 4 travel recommendations for you to best experience the beauty of Autumn across Asia, while also offering the best sustainable stay options.
11
Oct
2023
www.traveldailymedia.com
The World’s 7 Most Eye-Catching Minimalist Hotelsopens in new window
The perfect sanctuary for the 33% of Canadian travellers seeking out meditation and mindfulness getaways this year, according to a Booking.com report.
09
Oct
2023
travelanddesign.ca
10 Essential Apps for Travelersopens in new window
Booking.com is a very convenient app as it allows you to make your accommodation reservations and communicate with the hotel or host on the go. And the best part is that you can land discounted rates at some hotels if you book via your smartphone.
09
Oct
2023
drifttravel.com
Eclipse fever starts now. Here’s where to see the upcoming ‘ring of fire’ eclipseopens in new window
Booking.com similarly reports increased searches for San Antonio, Texas, the largest US city in the annular eclipse’s path, for the period of October 13 to 15, 2023, compared with the same period last year.
07
Oct
2023
edition.cnn.com
Eclipse fever starts now. Here’s where to see the upcoming ‘ring of fire’ eclipseopens in new window
Booking.com similarly reports increased searches for San Antonio, Texas, the largest US city in the annular eclipse’s path, for the period of October 13 to 15, 2023, compared with the same period last year.
07
Oct
2023
edition.cnn.com
Booking.com launches: ‘Howzat for Your Perfect Stay’ as cricket fever ignites in Indiaopens in new window
With the 2023 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup – one of the world’s most notable cricket tournaments – around the corner, the excitement amongst fans is palpable as sports tourism soars. Booking.com, the Official Accommodation Partner for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, launched its integrated campaign ‘Howzat for your perfect stay’, integrating the world of travel, cricket and its passionate fans that make it happen. A press event was hosted in Mumbai with former Indian cricketer Zaheer Khan, Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan and Santosh Kumar, Country Manager, India, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Indonesia at Booking.com.
06
Oct
2023
www.traveldailymedia.com
Booking.com launches new campaign around cricket world cup in Indiaopens in new window
The countdown to the highly anticipated 2023 ICC Men's Cricket World Cup has begun and Booking.com, the Official Accommodation Partner for the event, has unveiled its integrated campaign titled 'Howzat for your perfect stay.'
04
Oct
2023
travel.economictimes.indiatimes.com
Booking.com: Expanding horizons, redefining travelopens in new window
With the 2023 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup - one of the world's most notable cricket tournaments – around the corner, the excitement amongst fans is palpable as sports tourism soars. Booking.com, the official accommodation partner for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, launched its integrated campaign ‘Howzat for your perfect stay’, integrating the world of travel, cricket, and its passionate fans that make it happen.
04
Oct
2023
indiantelevision.com
Knuckleballs, a room full of omelets and sleeping with the World Cupopens in new window
Speaking to TOI in Mumbai on the sidelines of a promotional event for Booking.Com, the accommodation partner for the ICC World Cup 2023, Zaheer’s eyes light up as you mention the words ‘fast bowling’.
04
Oct
2023
timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Booking.com says India a priority market for inbound, domestic and outbound travelopens in new window
Booking.com has been associating with sporting events globally, including the ICC for the past five years, and counts Indian men’s cricket captain Rohit Sharma as one of its global brand ambassadors. These associations have helped the company become one of the go-to destinations for booking stays.
03
Oct
2023
www.livemint.com
'Surge in demand for flights due to ICC Men's Cricket World Cup'opens in new window
Booking.com is seeing a surge in demand for accommodations and flights due to the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, which is being held in India after 12 years, a senior executive at the online travel company said.
03
Oct
2023
infra.economictimes.indiatimes.com
'Shikhar Dhawan and I Had a Very Strong Friendship': Rohit Sharma Picks His Favourite Batting Partneropens in new window
In an exclusive email interaction, organised by Booking.com – the Official Accommodation Partner for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, Rohit shared his journey in the sport and his future plans. He also said if he wouldn’t have been the cricketer, he would have been a “real estate tycoon".
02
Oct
2023
www.news18.com
Second season of SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL: WHERE NEXT?opens in new window
Today, awareness of tourism’s impacts is at an all-time high. According to Booking.com’s 2023 Sustainable Travel Report, 74% of travelers want tourism companies to offer more sustainable choices.
02
Oct
2023
www.traveldailymedia.com
Trips can bring joy to trans travelers. Here are tips to make the most of your getaways.opens in new window
According to research from Booking.com, 74% of trans-identifying travelers say they feel like some destinations are off-limits to them because those places are potentially unsafe.
02
Oct
2023
eu.usatoday.com
Explore, Learn, Live: Booking.com’s 2023 Explorers campaign unveils a world renewed with Eric Namopens in new window
Booking.com has proudly announced global star Eric Nam as the campaign ambassador for its 2023 Explorers campaign. As travel continues to show no signs of abating in Asia, with nearly three quarters (73%) of Asia-Pacific travellers unwavering in their future travel plans even amidst global crises – this year’s Explorers campaign seeks to empower every traveller by showing them the endless possibilities travel can bring, encouraging them to go forth to do just that.
27
Sep
2023
www.traveldailymedia.com
SPECIAL FEATURE: A snapshot of 2023 Travel Trends and What's Coming in 2024opens in new window
Sustainable Travel: The trend towards eco-friendly and sustainable travel was on the rise. According to Booking.com’s 2023 Sustainable Travel Report, travelers were becoming more conscious of their environmental impact in the past months, leading to a demand for eco-friendly accommodations, transportation options, and activities.
27
Sep
2023
bdaily.co.uk
Booking.com Shares Seven Destinations Around the World for Every Rugby Fan to Visitopens in new window
For those enthusiasts unable to travel to France this fall, but who still want to tackle a rugby atmosphere, Booking.com has compiled a list of seven destinations around the world that are top scorers for fans. With over three-quarters (78%)* of global travelers reporting their motivation to travel is to boost their mood, travelers can get into the sporting spirit and cheer their teams from afar with these incredible destinations, home to some of the best rugby teams in the world.
26
Sep
2023
drifttravel.com
Landmark Toronto hotel sees net-zero retrofitopens in new window
According to Booking.com’s 2023 Sustainable Travel Report, nearly two-thirds of 33,000 people surveyed in 35 countries say they would feel better about staying in a particular accommodation if it has a sustainable certification or label, while 59 per cent want to filter their search options to look for those with a sustainable certification.
26
Sep
2023
www.theglobeandmail.com
World Tourism Day: With The Rise Of Regenerative Travel, Are Travellers Really Eco-Friendly Enough?opens in new window
According to Booking.com’s Sustainable Travel Report 2023, 69% of travellers want the money they spend when travelling to go back to the local community. 55% believe that travelling in a manner that protects local wildlife and natural habitats is more environmentally friendly than other options. At the same time, 40% don’t know how or where to find tours and activities that will ensure they give back to the local community.
26
Sep
2023
curlytales.com
The Eco-Friendly Revolution Shaping the Future of Travel: Insights from Industry Leadersopens in new window
A recent Booking.com survey reveals that over half of global travelers (53%) are now more determined to travel sustainably than they were a year ago. This shift in consumer mindset is pushing the industry to respond with eco-friendly options.
26
Sep
2023
m.dailyhunt.in
Bad beer and soccer sweeps: What an executive on $110,000 spends in a weekopens in new window
It’s a chilly Melbourne morning, brrr. I turn on my work laptop and sit and do my Wordle followed by some browsing on Booking.com — I’m looking at options for Byron Bay for when my parents come over in summer.
25
Sep
2023
www.brisbanetimes.com.au
Rohit Sharma: As Cricketers, We Travel A Lot, My Personal Favourite is Spainopens in new window
Rohit Sharma has been announced as one of the brand ambassadors for Booking.com’s ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 campaign. Joining him in this campaign are some of the sport’s most dynamic international players, including Jos Buttler from England and Glenn Maxwell from Australia. Rohit Sharma’s involvement in the Booking.com campaign for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, titled ‘Howzat!’ adds to the star-studded lineup.
22
Sep
2023
www.news18.com
Can Artificial Intelligence Make the Travel Industry Sustainable?opens in new window
Sustainability is no longer a passing trend; it’s a global imperative. The travel industry, in particular, is experiencing a surge in demand for sustainable options. According to the Booking.com 2023 Sustainable Travel Report, three-quarters of global consumers now seek more environmentally friendly travel choices, marking an 8 percent increase from the previous year.
22
Sep
2023
impakter.com
Types of AI: What is Generative, Interactive, and which is ChatGPT?opens in new window
For example, booking.com uses an integration of ChatGPT in the US to help people plan their travel. And while some interaction outside of the chatbot is required to actually make a booking, this is arguably where generative AI becomes a precursor to the Interactive AI of the future.
21
Sep
2023
uk.sports.yahoo.com
Booking.com Shares Six Stunning Stays with Open-Air Cinemasopens in new window
Booking.com has rounded up six stunning stays with open-air cinemas to make the movie nights on vacation even more special. From a luxurious resort with villas opening to their own stretch of lagoon to a stunning property amid the dunes and plains of the Namib Desert.
20
Sep
2023
drifttravel.com
How automated sustainability reporting and management can drive competitive advantageopens in new window
Demand for more sustainable travel options is on the rise. According to the Booking.com 2023 Sustainable Travel Report, 74 percent of global consumers want travel companies to offer more eco-conscious choices (up 8 percent from 2022), and 43 percent are willing to pay more to minimize their carbon footprint while traveling.
19
Sep
2023
www.hotelmanagement.net
How to travel in a more thoughtful wayopens in new window
The 2023 Sustainable Travel Report by Booking.com found that 76 per cent of people questioned wanted to travel more sustainably and 43 per cent were willing to pay extra for travel options with a sustainable certification.
19
Sep
2023
www.telegraph.co.uk
YOUR GUIDE TO THE ULTIMATE ITALIAN GETAWAY: LUXURY TRAVEL EDITIONopens in new window
When it comes to finding the perfect place to stay, Booking.com is a must-try because it conveniently allows me to book and store all of my travel essentials in one place- either on the website or app. From accommodations to activities, it’s easy to locate and book properties that meet my requests, since Booking.com has it all.
18
Sep
2023
holrmagazine.com
Booking.com partners with Indian cricket team captain Rohit Sharma as Global Brand Ambassador for ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023opens in new window
Booking.com announced the Indian cricket team captain Rohit Sharma as brand ambassador for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 campaign along with some of the game’s most dynamic international players – Jos Buttler (England) and Glenn Maxwell (Australia). Rohit Sharma will be part of the Booking.com campaign for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 ‘Howzat!’
15
Sep
2023
www.traveldailymedia.com
This new trend is making travel even betteropens in new window
I believe many travellers genuinely like to help. Booking.com’s 2023 Sustainable Travel Report backs me up, revealing 68 per cent of travellers say they want to leave the places they visit better than when they arrived.
14
Sep
2023
www.ntnews.com.au
Booking.com announces Rohit Sharma as ambassador for their World Cup campaignopens in new window
Booking.com is the official accommodation partner for all ICC events, including the upcoming ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup being held in India from October 5 to November 19, 2023. The campaign featuring Sharma will run in India during the tournament.
13
Sep
2023
brandequity.economictimes.indiatimes.com
Pub walk through the Peak District has 'unbelievable views' and leads to a 'charming' innopens in new window
After five miles, walkers should find themselves at the Rambler Inn, described on Booking.com as a "charming country inn" nestled in the heart of the district. Hot and cold food is served daily in all of the four dining areas, with a large variety of meals available.
12
Sep
2023
www.express.co.uk
Make it York reveals STEAM figures on city's tourismopens in new window
Recently, it was named as the one of the Top 10 Most Welcoming Cities on Earth by Booking.com. This was based on a pool of 240 million verified customers reviews on the website Booking.com.
12
Sep
2023
www.yorkpress.co.uk
Don’t have a weekend booking yet? You’re probably too lateopens in new window
Santosh Kumar, country manager, India, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Indonesia at Booking.com, said it’s seen an increase in searches for accommodation options close to Delhi such as Jaipur, Varanasi, Amritsar, Agra and Mussoorie over the past few days.
10
Sep
2023
b2bchief.com
Mike Yardley: Eye-catchers in exciting Rotterdamopens in new window
I stayed at The James with Booking.com. Recognising the important role accommodation plays in providing a more inclusive experience to diverse travellers, Booking.com began paving the way for everyone to Travel Proud with the launch of its free Proud Hospitality training programme two years ago. Since then, more than 15,000 accommodations, including over 2,500 across Australia and New Zealand, are now being recognised for their inclusive hospitality efforts with a Travel Proud badge on www.booking.com
09
Sep
2023
www.newstalkzb.co.nz
Indian car rental industry: Exploring trends, challenges, and opportunitiesopens in new window
Green fuel and electric vehicles: The travel industry is witnessing a sustainability surge, with 91% of Indian travellers intending to prioritize it within a year, per a Booking.com report. In response, eco-conscious explorers are increasingly opting for green fuel and electric vehicles.
08
Sep
2023
timesofindia.indiatimes.com
EXCLUSIVE: ICC working on sustainability plan for Cricket World Cup 2023opens in new window
However, Booking.com as the Official Accommodation Partner for ICC Men’s World Cup 2023, is ensuring that travellers looking at travelling across the country to watch the match in person can book sustainable stays. Santosh Kumar, Country Manager for India, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Indonesia at Booking.com told Business Today, “Our Travel Sustainable Badge will help provide the necessary information to travellers who wish to make sustainable travel choices for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup. Currently, we have over 20000 properties in India that are being recognised for their sustainability efforts with a Travel Sustainable Badge.”
07
Sep
2023
www.businesstoday.in
NEW SURVEY NAMES CANCÚN FAVORITE LGBTQIA+ DESTINATION IN MEXICOopens in new window
According to a Travel Proud 2023 report by booking.com, Cancún is the favorite Mexican tourist destination for LGBTIA+ traveler. When booking your winter Cancún vacation, book your stay at Canopy by Hilton Cancun La Isla, Mexico Hotel.
07
Sep
2023
www.trazeetravel.com
The monster that feeds and eats away at Lake Tahoeopens in new window
The ultimate goal of Lake Tahoe residents and officials is a framework that attracts people who care about the environment and embrace a pervasive leave-no-trace ethos, a tourism profile that’s on the rise, according to a 2022 Booking.com Sustainable Travel Report.
07
Sep
2023
www.aol.com
Manchester Pride Festival 2023: A resounding celebration of diversity and inclusionopens in new window
Partnered with Booking.com, this year’s festival amplified its advocacy for LGBTQ+ equality with a stellar lineup of local and international artists. The Gay Village Party, co-designed with Manchester’s vibrant queer communities, stood out as the beating heart of the festival.
06
Sep
2023
aboutmanchester.co.uk
TRAVEL PROUD AT THE KIMPTON CLOCKTOWER HOTELopens in new window
Before diving into the Manchester adventure, there needs to be a moment to appreciate the strides made by Booking.com in fostering inclusivity within the travel industry. As Arjan Dijk, CMO and Senior Vice President at Booking.com, aptly puts it, “In a world of increasing contradictions and instability, it’s no surprise that the LGBTQ+ travellers of today are simultaneously more cautious and more confident.” Recognising the unique challenges faced by LGBTQ+ travellers, Booking.com launched its Travel Proud initiative, a beacon of hope and change for LGBTQ+ travellers worldwide. The heart of this initiative lies in the provision of free inclusive hospitality training for accommodations.
05
Sep
2023
ilovemanchester.com
How to Choose An All-Inclusive Resortopens in new window
More than 40% of travelers want to go on a break that focuses on their mental and physical health in 2023, according to research by Booking.com. And almost half of them want to go on a meditation or mind-fulness retreat.
03
Sep
2023
www.kiplinger.com
As world leaders pack for G20 summit, Delhi hotels prepare themselves to provide an unforgettable experienceopens in new window
Santosh Kumar, country manager for India, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Indonesia at Booking.com has noticed New Delhi becoming one of the most searched destinations on their platform. "The G20 Summit presents an excellent opportunity to showcase our culture, heritage and hospitality. We are seeing New Delhi becoming one of the 5 most searched destinations as compared to the same time last year," he said.
03
Sep
2023
economictimes.indiatimes.com
I went to Manchester for a break and it's better than Londonopens in new window
Eager to learn about the city, I did a self-guided walking tour with a treasure hunt available on Booking.com. Across a three-mile walk, I learned all there was about Manchester and got to enjoy a fun game of guessing too.
02
Sep
2023
www.theargus.co.uk
Thought Hiltons were bland? Think again: Inside a unique haven by the U.S hospitality behemoth on the French Riviera - with beaches that rival the Maldives just moments awayopens in new window
We arrive in a Renault SUV hire car we pick up via booking.com on the outskirts of nearby Toulon, and once I've hopped out to state our business to reception via an intercom, the gate slides open and I park up in the (dusty) car park – then enjoy palpably feeling my blood pressure drop.
02
Sep
2023
www.mailonsunday.co.uk
As world leaders pack for G20 summit, Delhi hotels prepare themselvesopens in new window
Santosh Kumar, country manager for India, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Indonesia at Booking.com has noticed New Delhi becoming one of the most searched destinations on their platform.
01
Sep
2023
hospitality.economictimes.indiatimes.com
The top international destinations Aussies are heading to this springopens in new window
While plenty of Aussies are keen to travel our own shores this spring, there are also a host of people heading overseas. Booking.com has released new search data looking at the top international destinations people are heading to over the next three months. The team compared search sessions between July 3 and July 16, 2023, with check-in dates between August 28 and September 10, 2023, to figures from a similar period in 2022.
01
Sep
2023
travel.nine.com.au
UNWRITTEN Natasha Bedingfield to go back to her musical roots after splitting from record labelopens in new window
The Unwritten singer, who took to the stage at Manchester Pride with Booking.com over the weekend, said: "I am always writing and working on new music.
30
Aug
2023
www.thescottishsun.co.uk
Sleep under the stars at these stellar Booking.com campsitesopens in new window
As the scorching summer comes to an end, it ushers in the perfect season for camping and getting closer to nature. According to the recently released 2023 edition of APAC Travel Confidence Index (TCI)* by Booking.com, 63% of Hong Kong travelers embark on trips to relax and unwind, with 56% hoping to enjoy nature and beautiful scenery during their travels. In light of this, Booking.com specifically recommends 4 campsites from around the world, where travelers can embrace nature, swapping the always-on electronics for a glorious display of stars in the night sky, and taking the opportunity to reconnect with loved ones, the fresh air around you and (most importantly) yourself.
30
Aug
2023
www.traveldailymedia.com
Travel blogger Kat Crittenden called out for 'tone deaf' advice to followersopens in new window
Three quarters of Australians are currently cutting back on non-essential spending, while over two thirds of consumers are now more concerned about being able to pay their bills than they were 12 months ago, according to Cashrewards research. Despite the pressure though, Booking.com data showed Aussies are still prioritising travel, with 63 per cent of survey respondents reporting they have no intention of postponing their travel plans.
29
Aug
2023
travel.nine.com.au
5 Dog-friendly Destinations For Perfect Getaway With Your Furry Friendopens in new window
If you are looking for dog-friendly accommodations for your next holiday, simply select the ‘pets allowed’ filter on the Booking.com website or app and pick the perfect stay from the filtered results.
26
Aug
2023
www.republicworld.com
Winter Pride: Drag queens replace planes on the runway at Queenstown Airportopens in new window
Safety is a key point for many of the visitors to the event. A recent survey by Booking.com has found 85% of LGBTQIA+ Kiwi travellers feel they must consider their personal safety and wellbeing when picking a travel destination, up from 58% in 2022.
26
Aug
2023
www.stuff.co.nz
Coronation Street star Antony Cotton says 'Manchester is a beacon' as he prepares for Prideopens in new window
So it is a pinnacle moment, he admits, as he proudly returns to that very same hotel to kick off this year’s Manchester Pride as part of a roundtable discussion with the festival’s partner Booking.com.
25
Aug
2023
www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk
Queenstown Winter Pride holds ‘Ride with Pride’ event with Booking.comopens in new window
New research from Booking.com reveals that, when picking a place to holiday, 85 per cent of LGBTQIA+ Kiwi travellers felt they had to consider whether they would be safe there. This was a marked increase from 58 per cent in 2022. Results come from what Booking.com described as its “most extensive LGBTQIA+ travel research to date”. Data was gathered from travellers in the rainbow community across 27 countries, including Aotearoa.
24
Aug
2023
www.nzherald.co.nz
Ride with Pride Is the Transfer Service That'll Take You Around Queenstown's Winter Pride LGBTQIA+ Festivalopens in new window
Friday, August 25 marks the beginning of a huge weekend for Queenstown, and for Aotearoa's queer community, with the annual Winter Pride festival kicking off amongst the snow-capped mountains of the deep south. The week is filled to the brim with a LGBTQIA+ celebrations, including parties, ski days and more, which means attendees will have to find a way to get around — and Booking.com is making sure they're doing it in style.
22
Aug
2023
concreteplayground.com
Maximize happiness in globetrotting adventuresopens in new window
Despite recent macroeconomic headwinds, a staggering 51% of Asia Pacific (APAC) travellers have discovered the key to happiness lies in their globetrotting adventures. So, if you’re craving even more blissful moments on your journeys, join us as Booking.com unveils the secrets to maximising your happiness quotient while travelling.
21
Aug
2023
www.traveldailymedia.com
Rise in the use of Digital Travel Platformsopens in new window
57% of Indians prefer a planned Itinerary and 40% are looking for a connected trip experience. Booking.com recently released its second edition of the APAC Travel Confidence Index 2023.
18
Aug
2023
www.traveldailymedia.com
The Ultimate Guide to SkyTeam for Canadian Travellersopens in new window
Canadians can relish the perks of KLM's collaboration with Booking.com, wherein members of the Flying Blue frequent flyer program earn 2 Flying Blue Miles for every euro spent on hotel reservations. This not only enriches their loyalty rewards but also simplifies the process of booking accommodations.
18
Aug
2023
hardbacon.ca
STAAH designated most innovative partner for 2023opens in new window
The Most Innovative Partner Award for Booking.com represents STAAH’s innovative approach and implementing the most innovative solutions using Booking.com’s APIs. It confirms that STAAH’s Connectivity teams, including Client Managers, Engineers, Implementation Analysts, and many more around the globe, have demonstrated excellent performance across the board for Booking.com and their connections.
18
Aug
2023
www.traveldailymedia.com
Booking.com Unveils Top Choices for Indian & International Voyagersopens in new window
Booking.com has revealed the travel preferences of Indian and international voyagers travelling within and to India during the first half of 2023.
18
Aug
2023
www.traveltrendstoday.in
Booking.com Highlights its Short-Term Rental Strategy in Indiaopens in new window
Nearly 34% of Booking.com’s global total room nights came from the alternative accommodation segment during the April-June quarter.
18
Aug
2023
skift.com
As Women’s World Cup winds up, Australian tourism takes offopens in new window
According to Booking.com, which was the major online travel sponsor of the event, search demand from 28 July to 4 August for travel between 11 August and 20 August rose up to 200 per cent month-on-month for the Aussie host cities during that time, Sydney and Brisbane.
18
Aug
2023
karryon.com.au
Booking.com announced as headline sponsor of Manchester Prideopens in new window
Online travel agency Booking.com has been announced as the headline sponsor for Manchester Pride to demonstrate its commitment to the LGBTQ+ community. It is the second year running that the OTA has been a sponsor of the event which will take place from August 25-28.
18
Aug
2023
travelweekly.co.uk
Booking.com Highlights its Short-Term Rental Strategy in Indiaopens in new window
Nearly 34% of Booking.com’s global total room nights came from the alternative accommodation segment during the April-June quarter. “This is a segment that’s growing faster for us than traditional hotels,” said Santosh Kumar, Booking.com’s country manager for India, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Indonesia. He was speaking with Skift’s Asia Editor Peden Doma Bhutia in the latest episode of the Skift India Travel Podcast.
18
Aug
2023
skift.com
Ride with Pride: Inclusive Travel for LGBTQIA+ Explorersopens in new window
As part of its unwavering commitment to promoting inclusivity and safety, Booking.com proudly returns as a platinum partner for Queenstown Winter Pride for the third consecutive year. This year marks the launch of the exclusive ‘Ride with Pride,’ an SUV transfer service designed to provide festival-goers with a secure and all-encompassing means of transportation to key on-mountain events.
17
Aug
2023
thelastfashionbible.com
Five things Aussies want from their holidaysopens in new window
Booking.com’s annual APAC Travel Confidence Index (TCI) has unveiled the top five things Australians are after on a holiday.
17
Aug
2023
thenewdaily.com.au
Report reveals uncomfortable truth about Aussie travellersopens in new window
8000 respondents from 11 countries took part in Booking.com’s APAC Travel Confidence Index 2023 survey, which focused on the motivations and concerns of travellers in the region.
17
Aug
2023
www.theaustralian.com.au
SEOUL’S HOTTEST TRENDS: LOCAL GUIDEopens in new window
Perhaps the swankiest new experience in town would be Booking.com’s exclusive ‘Ultimate K-pop Experience’ in partnership with K-pop sensation KANGDANIEL, where fans worldwide stand a chance to live like a star in their own executive suite at RYSE, Autograph Collection and enjoy once-in-a-lifetime experiences that bring them closer to their favourite idols – at just USD $25.07!
15
Aug
2023
eglobaltravelmedia.com.au
BOOKING.COM FOR BUSINESS ENHANCES DATA VISIBILITY WITH TRAXO PARTNERSHIPopens in new window
In a bid to enhance its online booking tool for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), Booking.com for Business has formed a partnership with Traxo, a Dallas-based company that provides real-time corporate travel data capture. The collaboration will give Booking.com for Business clients, who are spread across nearly 200 countries, the ability to see data about bookings made at any point of travel sale.
15
Aug
2023
www.phocuswire.com
Seek out new places to boost your contentment levelsopens in new window
With a recent survey from Booking.com showing that 40 per cent of respondents are considering a silent retreat this year, it is perhaps no surprise there has been an increase in the popularity of quirky, secluded accommodation spaces across Northern Ireland.
15
Aug
2023
www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk
India celebrating Independence Day Weekend with soaring hotel booking and air travelopens in new window
According to Booking.com search statistics, Indian travellers are looking for leisure spots near major cities such as Lonavala, Udaipur, Jaipur, Puducherry, and Goa. According to Santosh Kumar, Booking.com’s Country Manager for India, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, and Indonesia, “long weekends offer a wonderful opportunity to take a much-needed break from the daily hustle and enjoy a quick getaway for rejuvenation.”
14
Aug
2023
www.travelandtourworld.com
Chances are you haven't used A.I. to plan a vacation. That's about to changeopens in new window
Booking.com rolled out an in-app "Trip Planner" AI chatbot to select U.S. members of its Genius loyalty program.
14
Aug
2023
www.nbcnewyork.com
Welcome to the Albanian Riviera: Travel experts reveal Brits are flocking to tiny Balkan country this summer as nation enjoys 'tourism boom' thanks to its picturesque beaches, hotels and cheap restaurants... here's what YOU can get for your opens in new window
Hotels are also reasonable, with Booking.com data showing hotels in Tirana are just £41 a night for a three-star, £60 for a four-star and £116 for a five-star. Even cheaper accommodation can be found in the picturesque medieval city of Berat where a three-star hotel is only £31 a night on average.
14
Aug
2023
www.dailymail.co.uk
The UK's friendliest town where it's so safe everyone leaves their doors unlockedopens in new window
In a vast study carried out by Booking.com, factors like the highest number of positively reviewed properties in relation to their size were taken into account to find what parts of Britain are the safest.
13
Aug
2023
www.express.co.uk
Independence Day long weekend: Top places where Indians are travelling to take a breakopens in new window
An analysis of Booking.com has unveiled a strong inclination towards destinations that lie within convenient proximity to major cities. These include places like Lonavala, Udaipur, Jaipur, Puducherry, and Goa. Let's take a look at the top places that will witness an influx of travellers during the upcoming extended weekend break.
11
Aug
2023
www.cnbctv18.com
Travel Deals of the Week: Qantas, Strandbags, Kathmandu, Royal Caribbeanopens in new window
Booking.com'saway Deals will save you a minimum of 15 per cent off stays across the globe. Thousands of hotels are included in places like Ho Chi Minh City, Bangkok, London, Bali, Singapore and Japan. To snap up this discount you'll need to book and stay before 28 September 2023.
11
Aug
2023
www.escape.com.au
Is Folkestone really 'one of the best places to live by the sea'?opens in new window
If only staying short term, you could opt to stay in the Victorian-era Best Western Clifton Hotel, which can be reached by steps from the Leas and has a view of the sea. Matlock House is another option, a room hosted by friendly couple Gill and Ross via Booking.com, which received 10/10 in Traveller Review Awards 2022 and has an exceptional score of 9.9/10.
07
Aug
2023
www.kentlive.news
Ask Skift: What Is AI’s Impact on Travel?opens in new window
As for Booking.com, it unveiled an AI trip planner to U.S. members of its Genius travel rewards programs on its mobile app in June. The company said the platform would field questions about destinations and accommodations. Booking.com also noted its trip planner uses OpenAI’s ChatGPT as its foundation in addition to the company’s own AI tools.
07
Aug
2023
skift.com
Rise of boutique hotels: A paradigm shift in luxury hospitalityopens in new window
Furthermore, Booking.com's 2023 APAC Travel Confidence Index (TCI) highlights India as the country with the second most confident travellers among the 11 APAC markets surveyed.
06
Aug
2023
travel.economictimes.indiatimes.com
Here comes the sunopens in new window
Known as Sun Tourism, Santosh Kumar, Country Manager for India, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Indonesia at Booking.com, explains that they have been witnessing Indians explore this trend of late. “This trend has been reflected in our H1 data which showcases how Indians travelled in the first half of 2023.
05
Aug
2023
www.hindustantimes.com
International Beer Day 2023: 5 Destinations To Celebrate International Beer Dayopens in new window
With its mission to make it easier for everyone to experience the world, Booking.com has rounded up five destinations across India offering the most unique kinds of beer. From a sweet mellowed brew in Kalyani, West Bengal to chocolate flavored beer in Durg, Chattisgarh a visit to these destinations will have travelers clinking their pint glasses to new brews and booze.
04
Aug
2023
www.news18.com
What’s #trending in Seoul? A guide to what’s hot among the locals, for your next trip to South Koreaopens in new window
Perhaps the swankiest new experience in town would be Booking.com’s exclusive ‘Ultimate K-pop Experience’ in partnership with K-pop sensation KANGDANIEL, where fans worldwide stand a chance to live like a star in their own executive suite at RYSE, Autograph Collection and enjoy once-in-a-lifetime experiences that bring them closer to their favourite idols – at just USD $25.07!
03
Aug
2023
www.traveldailymedia.com
10 travel trends of 2023: sleep tourism, champing and tea bagsopens in new window
If 2022 was about the “triumphant return of travel”, then 2023 will be “creatively reimagining it amidst the chaos”, said Booking.com. The digital travel platform commissioned a study of more than 24,000 travellers across 32 countries and territories – and almost half (44%) want their travelling experiences to have a more “back-to-basics feel”; 55% are looking for “off-grid” style holidays to escape from reality; and 44% want to switch off and experience life with “only the bare necessities”. “Camouflaged cabins, campfire cuisine and compasses; going off-grid will never be more sought after than in 2023.”
03
Aug
2023
www.theweek.co.uk
Sustainable Travel, Luxury Travel And Golf Vacations Are Getting Easier To Planopens in new window
In 2015, website Booking.com, the world’s largest online travel agency (OTA), released its first ever Sustainable Travel Report. 62% of respondents said they planned a trip staying in sustainable accommodations within the next 12 months. By 2021 this number had skyrocketed to 81%. The 2021 numbers, garnered from surveying 29,000 travelers, also showed that a substantial majority of global travelers (87%) want to travel sustainably and 61% said the pandemic had made them want to travel more sustainably in the future.
03
Aug
2023
www.forbes.com
Friendship Day 2023: Dreamy hangout spots to treasure with your friends foreveropens in new window
Every friendship bond is unique, as are their ideas of fun. Booking.com has curated a list of varied attractions that will make your buddy feel special.
02
Aug
2023
www.hindustantimes.com
Where to get the best curry or coffee at the World Championships: Katie Archibald's guide to Glasgowopens in new window
If you’re thinking of heading to Scotland for the duration of the championships, and you’re after a set base for the whole event, Motel One has some great options available online through booking.com.
02
Aug
2023
www.yahoo.com
'I fit a year's worth of travelling into two weeks - and it cost me £71 a day'opens in new window
Alex used Booking.com to mass-reserve the group's accommodation for the trip, managing to keep it to just £130 per person.
02
Aug
2023
www.mirror.co.uk
A look at India’s foreign travel frenzy, in chartsopens in new window
Indians were ranked as second-most “confident" tourists in the Asia-Pacific region, only behind Hong Kongers, according to a 2023 survey conducted by travel portal Booking.com.
01
Aug
2023
www.livemint.com
Are Europe’s small, family-owned hotels at risk of disappearing?opens in new window
At Booking.com, we partner with hundreds of thousands of small accommodations. We pride ourselves on a business model tailored to support small and independent properties, helping them to be better visible to travellers from near and far in a cost-effective and risk-free manner.
27
Jul
2023
timebulletin.us
International Tiger Day: 5 Places In India To Spot The Magnificent Tigeropens in new window
The majestic tiger has fascinated humans for centuries - be it wildlife enthusiasts, writers, or children. Travel portal Booking.com has curated a list of the five destinations in India where visitors can witness the tigers in all their wildness.
27
Jul
2023
zeenews.india.com
Kiwis less willing to pay for sustainable travel, more into cost-cuttingopens in new window
The Booking.com study of Asian and Pacific (APAC) countries found 37 percent of Kiwis look to stay with family and friends while travelling rather than pay for accommodation - a higher proportion than any other country.
27
Jul
2023
www.msn.com
The best vacation destination to visit in every state for a greener local getawayopens in new window
Eco-conscious travelers can stay at the Jasper Hotel, which Booking.com has named a Travel Sustainable property. The hotel features modern rooms and a farm-to-table restaurant.
27
Jul
2023
www.insider.com
6 tech enabled ways for digital travel players to maximise growth & address demandopens in new window
Furthermore, Booking.com's 2023 APAC Travel Confidence Index (TCI) highlights India as the country with the second most confident travellers among the 11 APAC markets surveyed.
26
Jul
2023
travel.economictimes.indiatimes.com
HONG KONG’S TRAVEL CONFIDENCE SOARS!opens in new window
As travellers continue to navigate uncertainties and the rising cost of living, Booking.com remains committed to making it easier for Hong Kong travellers to search, book and enjoy their perfect vacation and better experience the world.”
26
Jul
2023
eglobaltravelmedia.com.au
WATER, WINE AND A CONVERTIBLE: Niagara-on-the-Lake perfect city escapeopens in new window
I prefer the more modern way and all of my activities, car rental and accommodation were booked through booking.com.
21
Jul
2023
calgarysun.com
BOOKING.COM’S FIFA WORLD CUP SPONSORSHIP!opens in new window
Booking.com is pleased to announce it has signed on as the Official Online Travel Sponsor of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia and New Zealand 2023™. Offering the widest choice of incredible places to stay, including over 28 million listings in more than 220 countries and territories across the globe, not to mention over 60,000 in host countries Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand alone, Booking.com is perfectly positioned to help travellers and football fans book their accommodation when travelling to see their favourite team play.
21
Jul
2023
eglobaltravelmedia.com.au
28 Travel Deals to Book Before July Is Overopens in new window
Booking.com loves a getaway deal, which comes in handy when you’re letting your wallet determine your next vacation. The site promises at least—not “up to”—15 percent off qualifying hotels of all price ranges, which are sorted by destination on the site to help guide you to a decision.
21
Jul
2023
www.cntraveler.com
HOTEL BOOKINGS VIA MOBILE DEVICE CONTINUE TO EDGE NORTHopens in new window
Booking.com has said that more than half of its bookings are made on a mobile device, while Marriott International CEO Anthony Capuano recently stressed the increasing importance of mobile at a Morgan Stanley event.
21
Jul
2023
www.phocuswire.com
Is Chime Available in Canada? Nope, But There Are Alternativesopens in new window
You can enjoy 2% cashback on groceries, eating & drinking, and transportation, and a remarkable 6% cashback on all bookings made through Booking.com.
20
Jul
2023
hardbacon.ca
WHERE TO GO NOW: BARBIE BREAKS WITH BOOKING.COMopens in new window
With over half (58%) of UK travellers wanting to travel to an ‘instagrammable’ destination with beautiful sights to post on social media, travellers can feel inspired by the aesthetics of the movie to colour-code their next holiday. With that in mind, Booking.com is sharing the top preppy pink stays to enjoy a picture-perfect holiday. Be pampered in rose quartz-coloured hotels in Jaipur and Marrakech or party poolside at hot pink properties in Ibiza and Beverly Hills.
20
Jul
2023
vergemagazine.co.uk
Booking.com To Be The Official Online Travel Sponsor for FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023™opens in new window
Booking.com announces its signing as the Official Online Travel Sponsor of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia and New Zealand 2023™. Taking place across Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand from July 20 to August 20, 2023, the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ is set to be the biggest women’s sporting event in the world, with 64 matches that will be played in 10 iconic venues across the two countries.
20
Jul
2023
www.traveltrendstoday.in
Dubai is top travel destination for Indiansopens in new window
With the pandemic having come to a close, the tourism sector has rebounded with might in 2023 as people embarked on travel extensively, both domestically and internationally.Booking.com has revealed the travel preferences of Indian and international voyagers travelling within and to India during the first half of 2023 (H1 2023).
20
Jul
2023
www.newindianexpress.com
In the age of risings costs, can we travel sustainably without breaking the bank?opens in new window
To answer the need for sustainable inventory in the tourism industry, Booking.com launched the Travel Sustainable Program in 2021. It offers a range of certified accommodations that provide travellers with more sustainable options in their desired destinations. The program was developed, tested, and refined alongside the Global Sustainable Tourism Council — an international industry benchmark and leader in sustainable tourism.
19
Jul
2023
financialpost.com
Secluded staycations: 7 UK properties perfect for travelling ‘off the grid’ for summer 2023opens in new window
Earlier this year, when Booking.com announced its 2023 travel trends, it’s little surprise that secluded staycations ranked right at the top. A chaotic few years with natural disasters, political unrest and a global pandemic has seen people opt for ‘off-grid’ style holidays to escape from reality (57%) and switch off and experience life with only the bare necessities (33%).
19
Jul
2023
www.stylist.co.uk
Smart ways to save money in Europe this crazy, crowded summeropens in new window
Booking.com lets hosts use dynamic pricing through Genius, its loyalty program, to boost occupancy, which can translate to last-minute discounts on stays for potential guests at times when occupancy goals aren’t being met.
15
Jul
2023
www.aol.com
Manali, Dubai topped Indian travellers’ list in H1 2023; travel got : Surveyopens in new window
According to Booking.com's mid-year travel insights, 86 per cent of Indian travellers are optimistic about their future travel plans within the next 12 months. In the first half of 2023, domestic destinations included New Delhi, Jaipur, Bangalore, Rishikesh, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai, Pune, Manali, and Gurgaon. For international travel, some top choices were Dubai, Bangkok, London, Singapore, among others.
15
Jul
2023
travel.economictimes.indiatimes.com
Bengaluru, metro cities, among top choices for Indian travellers in H1: Reportopens in new window
People are increasingly choosing to travel to metropolitan areas, including New Delhi, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai, Pune, and hill stations like Manali and Rishikesh, and places with a strong cultural heritage like Jaipur, according to data collated by travel aggregator Booking.com.
14
Jul
2023
www.hindustantimes.com
Taylor Swift's effect on the economy has caught the eye of the Fedopens in new window
According to data from Booking.com, hotel prices more than tripled in anticipation of the tour in some cities, including Pittsburgh; Minneapolis; and Kansas City, Missouri.
14
Jul
2023
markets.businessinsider.com
4 Reasons Why Travel and Sustainability are the Ultimate Power Coupleopens in new window
Sustainability isn’t just a trend – it’s becoming a way of life for more travellers. Booking.com’s 2021 Sustainable Travel Report found that 73% of US travellers think sustainable travel is vital and 46% say the COVID pandemic made them want to pursue sustainable travel. The American Express Travel 2022 Global Travel Trends Report found that 60% of respondents want to book airlines with a carbon-neutral commitment and 55% have an interest in carbon-negative travel. A further 65% are trying to be more aware of sustainable travel brands.
14
Jul
2023
grownups.co.nz
6 pink-themed hotels for the perfect Barbie getawayopens in new window
To celebrate the release of the upcoming Barbie film, Now to Love has partnered with Booking.com to bring you the top five hotel destinations for the ultimate pink holiday getaway!
13
Jul
2023
www.nowtolove.com.au
11 (OR MORE) SUMMER TRAVEL CARRY-ON ESSENTIALSopens in new window
A recent study from Booking.com found that some of the top motivators for Canadian LGBTQ+ travellers to choose a particular destination are beautiful natural scenery (55%), tasty local cuisine (53%) and great beaches (46%).
12
Jul
2023
holrmagazine.com
BOOKING.COM SHARES SEVEN SUSTAINABLE TREEHOUSE STAYS TO RECONNECT WITH NATUREopens in new window
With a mission to make it easier for everyone to experience the world, Booking.com has delved into its more than 28 million listings, including homes, apartments and other unique places to stay, to present seven incredible treehouses all of which feature Booking.com’s Travel Sustainable badge to help contribute to a more sustainable stay
11
Jul
2023
vergemagazine.co.uk
What is the biggest barrier for sustainable travel?opens in new window
Based on Booking.com's Sustainable Travel Report 2023, 80% of travellers confirm that sustainable travel is important to them. And 70% accept that it's high time to take sustainable travel seriously.
10
Jul
2023
www.squamishchief.com
This is what LGBT+ travellers prioritise when choosing holiday destinationsopens in new window
New research has revealed that the large majority of travellers from the LGBT+ community prioritise their safety and wellbeing when choosing where to go on holiday. According to a survey from Booking.com, nearly 80 per cent of LGBT+ travellers from the UK say they must consider this before going on a trip.
09
Jul
2023
www.yahoo.com
Flirting With Desserts: 5 Amazing Spots To Indulge Your Sweet Tooth In Indiaopens in new window
Booking.com provides a list of worthwhile travel spots in India in honour of Chocolate, these locations sate your hunger for chocolate since they are renowned for their distinctive experiences, tastes, and cultural history.
08
Jul
2023
zeenews.india.com
Mike Yardley: Basking in the best of Bergamo, Italyopens in new window
I locked in a stay with Booking.com at Angolo Del Poeta, a historic property in Bergamo’s lower town that features a charming selection of suites and apartments. This is a Travel Sustainable certified property, one of the 500,000+ sustainable accommodations on Booking.com worldwide, from homes to hotels, that have secured a certified Travel Sustainable badge. What’s more, rental car search filters on Booking.com you to quickly find fully electric and hybrid cars across 111 countries.
08
Jul
2023
www.newstalkzb.co.nz
Indians voted as the ‘Second Most Confident Travellers in Asia-Pacific’opens in new window
The survey is conducted by the gobal online travel firm, Booking.com. They did a survey of APAC (Asia Pacific) Travel Confidence Index (TCI) where The report talks about the mindsets of APAC travellers. The firm did this survey in 11 APAC markets. The Chinese secured the third position followed by Singapore and Taiwan.
07
Jul
2023
timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Newfoundland and Labrador makes incredible list as one of the most welcoming places on Earthopens in new window
Newfoundland and Labrador is known as one of the most welcoming places in the world. A new ranking by Booking.com confirms that statement.
05
Jul
2023
headtopics.com
Hotel availability for Taylor Swift's Wembley Eras Tour UK 2024 show - cheapest rankedopens in new window
Many hotels on websites such as Booking.com offer a choice of rates, one of which includes the option to cancel the booking nearer the date of arrival.
05
Jul
2023
www.mirror.co.uk
India stands out as country with 2nd most confident travellers in APAC: Booking.comopens in new window
The online travel company, Booking.com, has released the 2023 edition of its APAC Travel Confidence Index (TCI), shedding light on the mindset of travellers in the Asia-Pacific region and the impact of economic and global uncertainties on their travel decisions.
04
Jul
2023
travel.economictimes.indiatimes.com
U.S. Big Tech says it meets EU gatekeeper status, TikTok criticizes labelopens in new window
Booking.com said it expected to meet the gatekeeper threshold by the end of the year and will then notify the EU executive.
04
Jul
2023
www.dailymail.co.uk
Turn your smartphone into the ultimate travel guideopens in new window
On the other hand, Booking.com’s reviews – although less extensive – are from people who have actually booked through them. Frequent bookers – they flatteringly call them “geniuses” – can build up points leading to significant discounts for all sorts of charges, including airport pickups and car rentals.
03
Jul
2023
www.heraldsun.com.au
BEACH BLISS: BOOKING.COM’S STUNNING STAYSopens in new window
From soaking up the sun year round along Australia’s Gold Coast to one of Brazil’s most beloved beaches, digital travel platform Booking.com has rounded up a list of top endorsed beach destinations where travelers can stay for a month or more, perfect for catching a wave between video calls or simply savoring multiple sunsets with the sand between your toes.
01
Jul
2023
eglobaltravelmedia.com.au
Traveller behaviour shaping travel trendsopens in new window
According to the Booking.com Sustainable Travel Report 2023, 51 per cent of Indian travellers carry their personal, reusable water bottle, 55 per cent travellers reuse their towels multiple times and 66 per cent turn off the AC when they aren’t there.
01
Jul
2023
bwhotelier.businessworld.in
AI TRIP PLANNER REVOLUTIONIZES TRAVEL EXPERIENCEopens in new window
Booking.com, one of the world’s leading digital travel platforms, has announced its new AI Trip Planner, which will launch in beta to a selection of US travellers in the company’s app on June 28.
30
Jun
2023
eglobaltravelmedia.com.au
Booking.com launches new AI trip planneropens in new window
Booking.com, one of the world’s leading digital travel platforms, has announced its new AI Trip Planner, which will launch in beta to a selection of US travellers in the company’s app on 28 June.
30
Jun
2023
www.traveldailymedia.com
15 ways to be a climate-friendly travelleropens in new window
‘Prepare, so you can avoid plastic. Our research shows 54% of British travellers say they currently use their own refillable water bottles when travelling. That means that the other remaining travellers may be buying plastic water bottles while on holiday. And since we often holiday in hot countries where hydration is key — cut your plastic use and pack a bottle!’ — Danielle D'Silva, Head Of Sustainability; Booking.com
29
Jun
2023
au.sports.yahoo.com
50% of tourists want sustainable holidays despite higher costs: Booking.comopens in new window
A Booking.com survey found that tourists want to travel in a more sustainable way. In 2023, three-quarters of respondents said they want to go on holiday with a lower carbon footprint, but they encounter obstacles in this process.
28
Jun
2023
www.euronews.com
Booking.com reveals LGBTQ+ Travellers’ picks for an inclusive getaway in India in 2023opens in new window
With its mission to make it easier for everyone to experience the world, regardless of how they identify, Booking.com shares a list of 10 LGBTQ+ friendly destinations in India and globally based on recommendations from LGBTQ+ travellers around the world.
28
Jun
2023
www.traveldailymedia.com
15 ways to be a climate-friendly travelleropens in new window
‘Prepare, so you can avoid plastic. Our research shows 54% of British travellers say they currently use their own refillable water bottles when travelling. That means that the other remaining travellers may be buying plastic water bottles while on holiday. And since we often holiday in hot countries where hydration is key — cut your plastic use and pack a bottle!’ — Danielle D'Silva, Head Of Sustainability; Booking.com
28
Jun
2023
www.standard.co.uk
Booking.com to trial AI Trip Planner in U.S from todayopens in new window
Booking.com has announced its new AI Trip Planner, which will launch in beta to a selection of US travellers in the company’s app on June 28.
28
Jun
2023
www.travelweekly.com.au
PRICELINE’S NEW AI CHATBOT WILL MIX CHATGPT AND GOOGLE TECHopens in new window
Other generative AI chatbots that have been launched by online travel agencies, for example the one announced this week from Priceline sister brand Booking.com, provide links that redirect the user to the booking portal in the brand app.
28
Jun
2023
www.phocuswire.com
At Toronto tech show, second thoughts emerge over AIopens in new window
At Collision, Booking.com, the online travel giant, announced a new product using OpenAI's ChatGPT that will provide a conversational experience for users planning trips.
28
Jun
2023
economictimes.indiatimes.com
Booking.com adds ChatGPT-powered AI chatbot to help you make travel plans, find hotel infoopens in new window
Travel website Booking.com has unveiled a new "AI Trip Planner" to help users plan trips and itineraries by leveraging large language model (LLM) technology from OpenAI's ChatGPT API. In a blog post, the company announced the pilot AI Trip Planner will be available to US travellers in the company's app on June 28. The feature will be available in beta form, and a broader rollout will follow after testing with select travellers.
28
Jun
2023
www.businesstoday.in
U.S. City Tourism Boards Want Suburban Visitors Backopens in new window
Finally, Booking.com is rolling out on Wednesday an artificial intelligence-powered trip planner as part of its Genius travel rewards program. But that trip planner will use OpenAI’s ChatGPT as its base instead of Google Bard, reports Executive Editor Dennis Schaal.
28
Jun
2023
skift.com
Could your next trip be planned by a virtual travel agent? Booking.com announces new AI Trip Planneropens in new window
One of the world’s leading online travel platforms, Booking.com, is hoping to make your next trip easier with the help of AI. Announced today (27 June), the booking site’s new AI Trip Planner aims to help you hone in on destinations and accommodation in a conversational way.
27
Jun
2023
www.euronews.com
Booking.com Chooses OpenAI – Not Google Bard – for Generative AI Rolloutopens in new window
Booking.com is rolling out an AI Trip Planner to U.S. members of its Genius travel rewards program on its mobile app starting Wednesday, the company announced.
27
Jun
2023
skift.com
LGBTQ+ friendly Indian and global destinationsopens in new window
With its mission to make it easier for everyone to experience the world, regardless of how they identify, Booking.com shares a list of 10 LGBTQ+ friendly destinations in India and across the globe, based on recommendations from LGBTQ+ travellers around the world.
22
Jun
2023
www.hotelierindia.com
How luxury hotel properties must rise to the demand of sustainable tourismopens in new window
In fact, a survey by Booking.com found that 87 percent of global travellers want to travel sustainably, and this trend is expected to continue in the coming years.
21
Jun
2023
hospitality.economictimes.indiatimes.com
Cost vs Conscience: Booking.com Delves into the Dilemma Dividing Sustainable Travel in 2023opens in new window
Booking.com has revealed new sustainability research, with insights gathered from more than 33,000 travellers across 35 countries and territories, to highlight an unfolding dilemma – travellers worldwide are feeling pressured to choose between cutting costs and being more mindful about making more sustainable travel choices.
21
Jun
2023
www.ecovoice.com.au
International Yoga Day: 6 Unique Yoga Festivals Around The World You Must Visitopens in new window
Here are six yoga festivals curated by Booking.com from around the globe that can help you find tranquillity and explore the art of yoga. Whether you are starting yoga or years into your practice there is a festival that will vibe with you.
21
Jun
2023
zeenews.india.com
Father's Day 2023: 6 memorable getaway ideas for an unforgettable celebrationopens in new window
If you are looking for inspiration, Booking.com has shared a list of activities that are sure to please your dad. Whether it's wine tasting and a food tour to explore some delectable local cuisine or just a sporty day at the golf course there is enough and more to gift him in this creative list of Father’s Day activities is sure to have something he likes
17
Jun
2023
www.hindustantimes.com
Survey: Protecting the natural environment is a top concern for travelersopens in new window
Travelers are mindful of their environmental impact while being on vacation. Booking.com’s Sustainable Travel Report 2023 found that travelers are most concerned with protecting the natural environment when they travel, as well as reducing waste at their travel destination. Many have also changed their behavior in order to decrease their carbon footprint, such as opting for walking, biking, or taking public transport for their trips.
17
Jun
2023
www.msn.com
Booking.com put Dunfermline in the top 20 in the UKopens in new window
We love Dunfermline and visitors do too as it's just been named as one of the most welcoming places in the UK! The accolade came courtesy of Booking.com who have announced the results of their Traveller Review Awards for 2023.
16
Jun
2023
www.dunfermlinepress.com
US travel is on the rebound—here’s whyopens in new window
However, in 2020 and 2021, overseas tourists still favored using online booking platforms. Booking.com and similar services have gained widespread popularity among foreign travelers because of their convenience and the fact that they are available in languages other than English.
16
Jun
2023
www.star-telegram.com
Mariah Carey Gives Lucky Fans Access To Her Fashion Stylist, Vacation Padopens in new window
Starting from June 21 at noon ET, Mariah's Beverly Hills Escape will be available exclusively on Booking.com for a limited time (for stays June 24-26, 2023). The package is offered to lucky guests who snag a booking. It’s priced at $6.21 as a nod to the first day of summer and includes a two-night stay at Mariah's luxurious Beverly Hills estate.
15
Jun
2023
www.forbes.com
You Can Summer Like Mariah Carey With a Two-Night Stay at Her Lavish Beverly Hills Rentalopens in new window
The music icon is offering the Lambily, and all others, a chance to book a two-night’s stay at her favorite Beverly Hills vacation rental on Booking.com. Carey, a five-time Grammy winner, has been staying at the 10,380-square-foot Laurella Estate for the last three months—Jack Russell and family in tow—breaking in its eight bedrooms and 10 bathrooms for you.
14
Jun
2023
ca.sports.yahoo.com
You can now stay at Mariah Carey’s luxury LA holiday rental for £5opens in new window
“Sometimes a week or two isn’t enough to get away. That’s why I was thrilled to stay for a few months in a gorgeous Beverly Hills estate, which I found on Booking.com,” Ms Carey said.
14
Jun
2023
www.independent.co.uk
You Can Stay in Mariah Carey's Epic Beverly Hills Vacation Home for $6opens in new window
Mariah Carey is helping one lucky person vacation exactly like her, in a partnership with Booking.com. If you're reading this, you have a chance to win a two-night stay at Mariah's Beverly Hills Escape, with an entire Los Angeles trip curated by Mariah Carey for only $6.21. It's actually the house Mariah Carey rented for her own getaway this past spring.
13
Jun
2023
www.thrillist.com
What Pride? LGBTQ+ People Are Increasingly Worried About Going Abroadopens in new window
However, for many of us, these wide-ranging travel possibilities just aren’t possible. In fact, according to new data from Booking.com, almost four in five (79% of) LGBTQ+ travellers say they must consider their safety and wellbeing when choosing a holiday destination.
13
Jun
2023
www.huffingtonpost.co.uk
#TRAVEL: ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME CHANCE TO BOOK MARIAH CAREY’S BEVERLY HILLS ESCAPE PROPERTY ON BOOKING.COMopens in new window
Looking to travel like a star this summer? Booking.com and beloved musical icon, singer and songwriter Mariah Carey are offering travellers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to vacation just like Mimi this summer, with a special overnight trip package at her favorite Beverly Hills vacation rental on Booking.com, where she’s been living it up for the past three months. Now ready to hand over the keys to her ritzy summer reprieve, Booking.com has created a single trip package that includes a two-night stay at Mariah’s Beverly Hills Escape, complete with an itinerary curated by Mariah herself that spotlights her favorite places to dine, sightsee, and shop in Los Angeles.
13
Jun
2023
www.mrwillwong.com
Travel Like Mariah Carey this Summer with a Stay at her Booking.com Vacation Rental in Beverly Hillsopens in new window
Looking to travel like a star this summer? Booking.com and beloved musical icon, singer and songwriter Mariah Carey are offering travelers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to vacation just like Mimi this summer, with a special overnight trip package at her favorite Beverly Hills vacation rental on Booking.
13
Jun
2023
eventplannernews.com
The Sustainable Family Travel Checklistopens in new window
With these alarming statistics, it is not surprising that many Indians are increasingly conscious of reducing their carbon footprint when travelling. A recent report by online travel agency Booking.com found that around 91 per cent of Indian travellers surveyed want to travel more sustainably over the coming year, which is a 15 per cent increase compared to 2021. Being conscious of the climate crisis and having sincere intentions to do something about it is half the battle won. Our handy checklist will help you plan your green, guilt-free sustainable family vacation.
13
Jun
2023
www.outlookindia.com
You Can Now Stay at Mariah Carey's Favorite L.A. Vacation Rental — With a Private Pool, 10 Bedrooms, and a Saunaopens in new window
If there’s one thing that Mariah Carey does better than celebrating Christmas, it’s taking fabulous vacations. Now you can follow in her travel footsteps — literally — with Booking.com’s Mariah’s Beverly Hills Escape. It's a dream two-night getaway in her favorite mansion, along with reservations at her go-to restaurants and a style consultation.
13
Jun
2023
www.travelandleisure.com
Caution And Confidenceopens in new window
Since launching in 2021, Booking.com’s Travel Proud program provides free inclusive hospitality training for accommodations to help them gain a better understanding of the specific challenges faced by LGBTQ+ travellers, as well as what can be done to make every guest feel more welcome, regardless of where they come from, who they love or how they identify.
12
Jun
2023
www.travelpress.com
Mariah Carey splashes around with her twins Monroe and Morocco in a pool while renting a Beverly Hills mansion for the day: 'Feeling free'opens in new window
Mariah Carey teams up with Booking.com as she enjoys a 'mini vacay' at a stunning mansion that is available to rent via the website. The stunning singer talks about what is important to her when on vacation.
12
Jun
2023
www.dailymail.co.uk
Booking.com sees chunk of bookings coming from domestic and outbound travelopens in new window
After years of presence in India, booking.com has seen a shift with the lion’s share of bookings coming from domestic and outbound travel.
08
Jun
2023
www.thehindubusinessline.com
91% Indian LGBTQ+ Travellers Feel More At Ease With Rising Travel Inclusivityopens in new window
With a mission to make it easier for everyone to experience the world, regardless of how they identify, Booking.com’s most extensive LGBTQ+ travel research to date spotlights the steady progress, as well as the recent setbacks, for these communities when it comes to travel.
08
Jun
2023
www.news18.com
Survey Reveals 91% Of Indian LGBTQ+ Travellers Feel At Ease With Travel Inclusivity!opens in new window
We love travelling and exploring unknown places. However, it is important to feel inclusive and at ease while travelling. A study done by a Booking.com website survey revealed important data about LGBTQ+ travellers. The site is an online travel agency that helps travellers compare prices and make informed decisions.
08
Jun
2023
curlytales.com
Melissa McCarthy's Yearly Earnings Definitely Explain How Her Net Worth Is So Sky-Highopens in new window
And we're not just talking on Instagram. Here's Melissa's recent Super Bowl commercial for Booking.com.
08
Jun
2023
www.aol.com
LGBTQ+ travellers more cautious in destination choice, says Booking.comopens in new window
The research commissioned by Booking.com was conducted among a sample of 11,555 LGBTQ+ travellers from 27 countries, including 1,004 from the UK. Booking.com said: “The extensive study shows that mainstream news – from issues around recent major world sporting and music events to celebrity and corporate sponsorships – has put discriminatory legislation and views in the spotlight for many, impacting considerations around vacation decisions.
06
Jun
2023
travelweekly.co.uk
91% of Indian LGBTQ+ Travellers are more comfortable travelling with growing inclusivity in the travel industry: Booking.comopens in new window
With a mission to make it easier for everyone to experience the world, regardless of how they identify, Booking.com’s most extensive LGBTQ+ travel research to date spotlights the steady progress, as well as the recent setbacks, for these communities when it comes to travel. Despite the travel industry’s growing recognition of the scope and variety of LGBTQ+ experiences, divisive political decisions from the past year have hindered efforts to eliminate challenges and prioritize safety.
06
Jun
2023
www.traveldailymedia.com
You Can Book This 'Little Mermaid'-themed Malibu Beach House for Under $6 — and We Got an Inside Peekopens in new window
Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” hit theaters on May 26, and to celebrate the film, Disney and travel platform Booking.com have teamed up to create a one-of-a-kind “Under the Sea” stay for fans. This cleverly curated accommodation is one that movie buffs are sure to love — it’s set in a stunning beach house in California surf enclave Malibu, and Travel + Leisure got a sneak peek.
06
Jun
2023
www.travelandleisure.com
Looking For Sustainable Hotels? Discover Eco-Friendly Accommodations Based On These 5 Practicesopens in new window
In April 2023, leading hotels’ aggregator Booking.com released their 2023 Sustainable Travel Report, which shows 76% of travellers expressing a desire to travel more sustainably and environmentally-conscious habits are growing in popularity. While 51% believe there are not enough sustainable travel options yet 44% want to know where to find more of these So, how do you choose eco-friendly accommodations? What are the pointers?
05
Jun
2023
curlytales.com
More than 60% LGBTQ+ cancelled travel plans in India last year with over 90% fearing for their safetyopens in new window
A survey by leading travel booking portal Booking.com has revealed that over 60% of the community changed or cancelled their travel plans in India last year fearing ill treatment. The survey reveals that LGBTQ+ travellers in India continue to be cautious, as a significant percentage—62% of LGBTQ+ individuals, and 63% of transgender individuals—have reported cancelling a trip within the past year due to concerns over the lack of support for LGBTQ+ individuals in their chosen destination, as per Booking.com’s LGBTQ+ travel research.
05
Jun
2023
www.msn.com
BE A LITTLE MERMAID: AUSSIES CAN BE 'PART OF THEIR WORLD' WITH AN 'UNDER THE SEA' INSPIRED STAYopens in new window
In addition, Booking.com is giving travellers around the world the keys to unlock a new level of additional perks with the introduction of a third tier to its Genius loyalty program. Designed to make every trip a better experience, Booking.com’s loyalty program is completely free, easily accessible and membership lasts a lifetime – travellers simply need to create an account to achieve Genius status for life. As Genius members unlock new levels, they get access to larger discounts and more travel rewards that never expire. All travellers have to do is sign into their Booking.com account and look for the Genius logo to identify benefits, discounts and perks.
05
Jun
2023
theholidayandtravelmagazine.blogspot.com
India Daily: LGBTQ+ Travelers Prioritize Safety When Booking Tripsopens in new window
As a Booking.com survey shows, the travel industry has far to go before it can truly claim inclusivity and a travel economy that values LGBTQ+ travelers.
05
Jun
2023
skift.com
World Environment Day 2023: Sustainable travel tips and destinations for eco-conscious travellersopens in new window
As people become more aware of the environmental impact of their trips, they’re looking for ways to support and give back to the local community while travelling. According to Booking.com’s Sustainable Travel Report 2023, 97% of Indian travellers said that they intend to travel more sustainably over the coming 12 months. Opting to travel sustainably may be easier and more cost-effective than you think. It’s all about reducing environmental damage, helping and engaging local communities and preserving local culture. On World Environment Day, Booking.com shares five simple ways which can help you become a more mindful and responsible traveller.
04
Jun
2023
b2bchief.com
Poll: With Discrimination Rising, Canadian LGBTQ+ Travellers Wary Of Leaving Homeopens in new window
LGBTQ+ travellers feel increasingly wary of hitting the road given the political climate in some parts of the world, says a new study from Booking.com.
02
Jun
2023
openjaw.com
Poll: With Discrimination Rising, Canadian LGBTQ+ Travellers Wary Of Leaving Homeopens in new window
LGBTQ+ travellers feel increasingly wary of hitting the road given the political climate in some parts of the world, says a new study from Booking.com. The travel booking website says that “personal safety has never been more of a focus” for travel lovers who identify as LGBTQ+. The study found that nearly four-in-five (78%) Canadian LGBTQ+ travellers report that they must consider their safety and wellbeing when picking a place to visit. That’s up substantially from last year, when 68% of Canadian LGBTQ+ travellers felt that way.
02
Jun
2023
openjaw.com
Booking.com Reveals the Contrasting World of Caution and Confidence for LGBTQ+ Travellers in 2023opens in new window
The most extensive LGBTQ+ travel research from Booking.com to date spotlights the rising concerns surrounding personal safety and how active allyship in the travel industry contributes to increasing traveller confidence.
01
Jun
2023
www.hotelnewsresource.com
There’s a ‘Little Mermaid’–Themed House Available to Rent and We’re Kinda Geeking Outopens in new window
That's why we think Booking.com's newest vacation experience will have both parents and kids pretty excited. Soon, three lucky families will have the chance to stay in a Malibu beach house that's been completely decked out with an "Under the Sea" theme!
01
Jun
2023
mom.com
Book an epic “Little Mermaid”-inspired stay in Malibuopens in new window
To celebrate the release of the new live-action movie in theaters, Disney and Booking.com have partnered up to offer this one-of-a-kind overnight stay that will fully immerse you into the world of The Little Mermaid. The beach house—which sleeps two—has been transformed into a Disney-level wonderland with rooms featuring decor inspired by Ariel, Ursula, King Triton and Prince Eric.
30
May
2023
www.timeout.com
Haven't Booked Summer Travel Yet? Don't Panic — These Sites Will Help You Saveopens in new window
And for hotel deals, it’s hard to beat Booking.com, which makes finding what you need not only budget-friendly, but it’s an absolute breeze to navigate.
30
May
2023
www.msn.com
7 Travel Agencies That Will Help You Plan The Vacay Of Your Dreamsopens in new window
Booking.com is the world’s largest accommodation booking website, and it also offers customers the chance to book their travel and car rental, too. It enables travellers to explore different accommodation types, destinations, and deals for the everyday traveller.
29
May
2023
curlytales.com
‘Little Mermaid’ Still Swimming To $117M+ Opening Boosted By $80M Promo Campaign, Biggest For Disney Live-Action Titleopens in new window
BOOKING.COM designed a bespoke listing for the Ultimate Little Mermaid Getaway that brought the ocean’s aesthetic to a home on land.
29
May
2023
deadline.com
WHERE TO GO NOW: MILAN WITH BOOKING.COMopens in new window
It’s officially that time of year where the cravings for fun in the sun are too strong to ignore. If you’re like us, you’re one of those people that always has the booking.com app open and are up late on google maps looking for your next holiday destination. Well, we’re pleased to say that we’ve done the hard research for you and took a spontaneous and eventful trip to Milan, and we think your summer will not be complete until you do the same. Thanks our wonderful friends at Booking.com and AC Milan, we enjoyed a wonderful stay at a picturesque hotel and got to experience the ultimate football fan’s dream – a game at the San Siro.
26
May
2023
vergemagazine.co.uk
Best places to go on workation in India, and how to make the most of themopens in new window
During the pandemic, several reports indicated an increase in demand for workations in India. According to a survey conducted by Booking.com in 2020, 67 percentof Indian travellers expressed interest in taking a workation, with 72 percent believing that remote work flexibility would make it easier to plan a long-term trip
26
May
2023
www.moneycontrol.com
Planning your Next Holiday? Think Sustainable This Timeopens in new window
According to Booking.com’s Sustainable Travel Report, a significant 97% of travelers express their desire to travel more sustainably this year. Furthermore, nearly 73% of them express their intention to leave the places they visit in a better state than when they arrived, while 82% seek authentic experiences that genuinely reflect the local culture. These findings clearly demonstrate travelers’ commitment to supporting destinations and communities they visit, highlighting their growing interest in sustainable tourism.
24
May
2023
www.news18.com
INSIDE BOOKING.COM'S LITTLE MERMAID "UNDER THE SEA" BEACH HOUSEopens in new window
Considering “the seaweed is always greener in somebody else’s lake,” traveling is a must this summer. Of course, the question is where you should go. With the upcoming release of Disney’s live-action The Little Mermaid, Booking.com is offering fans a chance to be a part of Ariel’s world with their “Under the Sea” stays in Malibu for only $5.26 in June — a nod to the film’s release date on May 26. Plus, every room in the mermaid-inspired beach house is full of Insta-worthy details and easter eggs that’ll make your experience so magical.
24
May
2023
www.elitedaily.com
You Can Now Stay in This Epic 'Little Mermaid' Malibu Beach Houseopens in new window
To celebrate the upcoming Disney movie The Little Mermaid, which is finally coming to theaters on May 26, Booking.com partnered with Disney to offer three amazing stays inspired by the much-anticipated film.
24
May
2023
www.thrillist.com
'I've travelled the world all by myself living by these five rules'opens in new window
Solo travelling has risen in popularity since the end of the pandemic. According to Booking.com, just under one in four (23%) people exploring the world nowadays do so alone, up from 14% before Covid.
24
May
2023
www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk
Forward looking summer bookings extremely strong: Booking.comopens in new window
Booking.com is expecting a better summer than last year, both globally and in India, going by forward looking summer booking trends, said Santosh Kumar, country manager, for India, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Indonesia at Booking.com in an interview to ET.
23
May
2023
economictimes.indiatimes.com
Comment: Six key trends that could shape the luxury sectoropens in new window
A recent Booking.com survey of more than 30,000 customers across 29 countries revealed that more than 75% of customers want to reduce their carbon footprint, showing this movement has never been more prevalent. As an industry, it is imperative that we do all we can to support it.
23
May
2023
travelweekly.co.uk
What $500 gets you in 10 destinations around the world, from a resort stay in Thailand to a tiny-home cottage in Icelandopens in new window
For around $300 as of May 2023, you can book three nights at Hotel Mesón del Marqués, with breakfast included, according to Booking.com, and access to the pool, jacuzzi, and sunbathing terrace.
21
May
2023
www.businessinsider.in
International Tea Day 2023: Discover the best tea destinations in the worldopens in new window
From the rich past of Chinese green tea to the vibrant mint leaves of Morocco, discover the exciting destinations behind the drinks as compiled by Booking.com. With nearly half (44%) of Indian travellers keen to try the best places for food and drink on their next trip, International Tea Day is the perfect excuse to travel to locations naturally steeped in history and beauty.
21
May
2023
www.hindustantimes.com
Melissa McCarthy enjoys a lunch date in Sydney’s Potts Pointopens in new window
The American actress is an ambassador for Booking.com and is currently promoting the website’s Travel Sustainable badge, an award given to environmentally conscious hotels. ‘My favourite travel destinations have given me so many wonderful memories, especially the time spent with family and friends immersing ourselves in the local culture,’ she told Daily Mail Australia.
21
May
2023
todayheadline.co
Melissa McCarthy dons a chic boho ensemble as she enjoys a lunch date in Sydney's Potts Point ahead of The Little Mermaid premiereopens in new window
The American actress is an ambassador for Booking.com and is currently promoting the website's Travel Sustainable badge, an award given to environmentally conscious hotels.
21
May
2023
www.dailymail.co.uk
Australian singer Andrew Lambrou says 'post-Eurovision depression is real' after representing Cyprus with song Break A Broken Heartopens in new window
Booking.com is the Official Travel Partner of Eurovision, and has provided accommodation for thousands of fans who travelled to Liverpool to view the show live. 'Booking.com is proud to play a role in making it easier for millions of Eurovision fans to come together and celebrate Europe's most popular and diverse music event, demonstrating that unity comes in a variety of forms in both music and travel,' said Arjan Dijk, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Booking.com.
21
May
2023
www.dailymail.co.uk
Australia’s Eurovision contestant Voyager celebrates surprise winopens in new window
Booking.com is the Official Travel Partner of Eurovision, and has provided accommodation for thousands of fans who travelled to Liverpool to view the show live. ‘Booking.com is proud to play a role in making it easier for millions of Eurovision fans to come together and celebrate Europe’s most popular and diverse music event, demonstrating that unity comes in a variety of forms in both music and travel,’ said Arjan Dijk, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Booking.com.
20
May
2023
newsfeeds.media
I went to Eurovision for the first time ever - and it wasn't at all what I expectedopens in new window
Booking.com has been the official travel partner for Eurovision for three years now - and they had multiple locations to offer in Liverpool, while also hosting places worldwide - including Sweden, which will host the show next year.
16
May
2023
www.dailystar.co.uk
Cricket tourism drives travel business despite rise in costsopens in new window
Online travel agency, Booking.com’s country head for the Indian subcontinent and Indonesia, Santosh Kumar, said it’s hard to share the precise figures, but it observes spikes in bookings for sporting events since several athletes, their teams and sports enthusiasts travel to these events.
16
May
2023
www.livemint.com
Sustainable tourism industry set for profitable growth, say experts at Dubai sessionopens in new window
A Booking.com survey reveals that 81% of global travelers confirm that sustainable travel is important to them. Approximately 50% of the travelers were influenced by recent news about climate change which has motivated them to make more sustainable travel choices. As much as 57% of travelers would feel better staying in a particular accommodation if they knew it had a sustainable certification. Over 100,000 properties globally are being recognised for their sustainability efforts with a Travel Sustainable badge on Booking.com.
15
May
2023
www.livemint.com
Douze Points! My deranged weekend at Eurovision - I wouldn’t have it any other wayopens in new window
We hopped in an Uber (“I’ve never seen so many shiny things,” our 25-year-old, Liverpudelian driver sighed) and made our way back to the INNSiDE by Meliá hotel, courtesy of Booking.com who were a main sponsor of this year’s event.
15
May
2023
au.news.yahoo.com
I went to the Eurovision Grand Final and it really is Europe’s biggest partyopens in new window
I was invited by Booking.com to attend the Eurovision Grand Final and as someone who has been a fan of the event since the before I can remember, it was just as incredible in person as on screen.
15
May
2023
uk.news.yahoo.com
Revealed: The surprising destination topping Kiwis' winter getaway spots this yearopens in new window
It was the third most popular domestic destination in Booking.com's 2022 list with Queenstown in number one, but the City of Sails is top dog in 2023.
14
May
2023
www.msn.com
Recycling, reusing & value of reducing becoming mantra of Indian traveller: Booking.comopens in new window
According to Booking.com’s Sustainable Travel Report 2023, Indian travellers are integrating sustainable thinking into their vacation planning, beyond everyday small habits such as using reusable water bottles or reusable shopping bags. In just a year, Indians have grown extremely conscious of how they impact the planet and are implementing several measures as a result.
13
May
2023
travel.economictimes.indiatimes.com
Mother’s Day 2023: 5 Getaways Across India To Surprise Your Momopens in new window
This Mother's Day, are you considering surprising your mother with something special? Give her something she can enjoy with you so you may make some special moments together. With a well-thought-out getaway that you can both enjoy and tick off her bucket list, surprise your super-mom. Whether your mother loves an adrenaline thrill or some downtime at the spa, a walk in the mountains, or an authentic culinary experience, Booking.com has put together a list of events that are sure to make her feel particularly special.
13
May
2023
www.msn.com
Mother's Day getaways handpicked for your super- mom!opens in new window
Whether your mother loves an adrenaline thrill or some downtime at the spa, a walk in the mountains, or an authentic culinary experience, Booking.com has put together a list of events that are sure to make her feel particularly special.
12
May
2023
www.zeebiz.com
Top Ten Destinations For Solo Travellersopens in new window
It should come as no surprise that Australians love a good holiday, and being the venturesome bunch that we are, solo travel is becoming increasingly popular. In fact, a recent survey by travel booking site Booking.com found that one in four Aussies have considered ditching their travel buddies in favour of setting off alone.
12
May
2023
www.elle.com.au
Top Ten Destinations For Solo Travellersopens in new window
It should come as no surprise that Australians love a good holiday, and being the venturesome bunch that we are, solo travel is becoming increasingly popular. In fact, a recent survey by travel booking site Booking.com found that one in four Aussies have considered ditching their travel buddies in favour of setting off alone.
12
May
2023
www.elle.com.au
Auckland and Queenstown top spots for winter holiday searchesopens in new window
As winter draws near, search data indicates many Kiwis are eager to plan a classic Queenstown trip to enjoy the snow. However, unlike last year, it will not hold the title of ‘most searched domestic destination’ on Booking.com.
12
May
2023
www.nzherald.co.nz
India Daily: 3 in 4 Travelers Seek Regenerative Travelopens in new window
Using reusable water bottles or shopping bags, traveling outside of peak season and opting for walking, biking, or taking public transport are only some of the ways in which Indian travelers are integrating sustainability into their vacation planning, reveals Booking.com’s latest Sustainable Travel Report.
11
May
2023
skift.com
The rise and rise of spiritual tourismopens in new window
At Booking.com, their aim has always been to provide a holistic experience to travellers. “As part of this, we firmly believe that local experiences are essential to any trip and work closely with our partners to offers attractions and experiences to those seeking a spiritual journey such as spiritual walking tours in Varanasi, yoga and meditation classes in Pushkar, Rishikesh morning ashram tours, the Golden Temple tour in Amritsar and much more, which can be easily booked on Booking.com platform or app,” he adds.
10
May
2023
www.hotelierindia.com
Indians are converting intentions into action to drive a more sustainable futureopens in new window
Booking.com’s latest Sustainable Travel Report, found that Indian travellers are integrating sustainable thinking into their vacation planning, beyond everyday small habits such as using reusable water bottles or reusable shopping bags. Some say, they now travel outside of peak season to avoid overcrowding and opt for walking, biking, or taking public transport as part of their means of transportation. Others have also taken on the “buy local” mantra, favouring small, independent stores to contribute to the local economy.
10
May
2023
bwhotelier.businessworld.in
DOWN TO EARTH TRAVEL: Sustainable can be attainable away from homeopens in new window
As I get older (and obviously wiser), I’ve made some strides in the environmental consciousness department. A new report from digital travel platform Booking.com suggests I’m not alone; sustainable travel is trending in a positive direction, though not without some clear impediments.
10
May
2023
torontosun.com
10 Pro Tips On Planning a Multigenerational Family Vacation This Summeropens in new window
Family vacations are making a strong comeback this year, as several sources revealed that multigenerational trips, both domestically and internationally, are taking off as pent-up demand is largely driven by the pandemic, and several years of border closures now have families planning and booking holidays in droves. In a Booking.com survey of 24,000 travelers, nearly 54% of respondents said that they are planning a family holiday or reunion abroad this upcoming summer.
09
May
2023
www.entrepreneur.com
Spiritual retreats and outdoor adventure: 'This summer is going to be "the summer of escape"'opens in new window
Amid all the chaos the world is facing, this type of trip — as well as spiritual retreats and outdoor and adventure travel — is gaining momentum, said Ben Harrell, US managing director at Booking.com. “This summer is going to be 'the summer of escape.'"
06
May
2023
au.finance.yahoo.com
Here is how you can enjoy the King’s Coronation ceremonyopens in new window
For travelers inspired to witness the royal celebrations themselves, Booking.com is sharing Getaway Deals. Discounts start at 15 percent at participating properties indicated by the “Getaway Deal” badge, and are valid for stays with check-out on or before 28 September 2023. In addition, the platform is giving travelers around the world the keys to unlock a new level of additional perks with the introduction of a third tier to its Genius loyalty program. Designed to make every trip a better experience, its loyalty program is completely free, easily accessible and membership lasts a lifetime – travelers simply need to create an account to achieve Genius status for life. As Genius members unlock new levels, they get access to larger discounts and more travel rewards that never expire. All travelers have to do is sign into their Booking.com account and look for the Genius logo to identify benefits, discounts and perks.
06
May
2023
ianslife.in
A holiday fit for a king: The royal family’s top holiday hotspotsopens in new window
From exotic wildlife destinations to stunning beaches, the royals have holidayed in some of the world’s most breathtaking locations. Below are Booking.com’s top picks to add a royal touch to your next getaway.
05
May
2023
www.traveldailymedia.com
EXCLUSIVE: Melissa McCarthy names her favourite Australian destination after revealing she wants to move Down Under permanentlyopens in new window
The American actress, 52, is an ambassador for Booking.com and is currently promoting the website's Travel Sustainable badge, an award given to environmentally conscious hotels.
04
May
2023
www.dailymail.co.uk
Travel And Tour World: Share with us how Bookaway Group is managing ground travel services from local transportation suppliers worldwide?opens in new window
Chatbot technology has been used in the travel industry for a while now. Booking.com, for example, has already reported almost 30 million chatbot customer support conversations.
02
May
2023
www.travelandtourworld.com
What Are Travelers Prepared To Do To Travel More Sustainablyopens in new window
Booking.com's latest Sustainable Travel Report found that travelers are integrating sustainable thinking into their vacation planning, beyond everyday small habits such as using reusable water bottles. Some say, they now travel outside of peak season to avoid overcrowding and opt for walking, biking, or taking public transport as part of their means of transportation. Others have also taken on the “buy local” mantra, favoring small, independent stores to contribute to the local economy.
02
May
2023
www.msn.com
15 unique experience gifts for Mother's Day 2023opens in new window
For the traveler: Booking.com. Does Mom love traveling? Give her the unforgettable gift of a hotel stay at her favorite destination, whether a big city, a small beach town or somewhere remote. For a set amount, you can book a villa in Orlando or Myrtle Beach or five-star hotels in Los Angeles, Maui, Sydney and more. Pick a city and stay that you know she will love, and book it!
02
May
2023
eu.usatoday.com
'We live in the friendliest town in the UK - here's why people are so nice'opens in new window
Enniskillen in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland placed fourth in this year's Booking.com Traveller Review Awards, which calculates the most welcoming places in the world based on how many highly rated accommodation partners they have on the site.
02
May
2023
www.mirror.co.uk
Cost vs Conscience: The Dilemma of Sustainable Travel in 2023opens in new window
Sustainable travel not only benefits the environment and local communities, but it can also enhance the travel experience by providing opportunities to connect with local people and cultures and to experience the natural beauty of a destination in a responsible and meaningful way. But unfortunately, eco-conscious travellers worldwide are facing a very modern dilemma—feeling pressured to choose between cutting costs and being more mindful about making more sustainable travel choices, according to the new Sustainable Travel Research Report from Booking.com.
30
Apr
2023
thelastfashionbible.com
Your next holiday destination: Young mum reveals why India should be on your travel list - and her $2 secret to eating street food without getting sickopens in new window
According to Booking.com, people are feeling overwhelmingly more positive about travel in 2023 compared to 2022. The booking platform surveyed more than 24,000 travellers across 32 different countries to find out the hottest trends for the 12 months ahead.
30
Apr
2023
www.dailymail.co.uk
Ascott to open 70 properties globally in 2023opens in new window
Alongside the global travel rebound, there is a returning trend towards family vacations and multigenerational trips, as guests look to travel to reconnect. Globally, over half of the travellers (54%) in a research by Booking.com shared that nostalgic escapes and multi-generational trips were at the top of their travel agenda this year.
28
Apr
2023
www.traveldailymedia.com
Why flying is so expensive and is set to stay that wayopens in new window
Another reason: consumers are willing to pay more for tickets after being denied the chance to travel, in some cases for as long as three years. A Booking.com survey of more than 25,000 adults planning to travel in the next 12 to 24 months found that many wanted to be “more indulgent” with their itineraries to make up for lost opportunities.
28
Apr
2023
www.smh.com.au
What's driving up flight prices? Experts have the answeropens in new window
Another factor is that after being denied the chance to travel, in some cases for up to three years, people are willing to pay more for tickets. More than 25,000 adults who planned to travel in the next 12 to 24 months participated in a Booking.com study, and many said they wished to be "more indulgent" with their travel plans in order to make up for missed opportunities.
27
Apr
2023
www.msn.com
The cheapest Greek islands for a holiday are also the bestopens in new window
Booking.com is the top-rated hotel-booking site in our survey and received five stars for its flexibility. Most bookings can be canceled at short notice without penalty. The only way to be sure you've found the best rate is to call or email the hotel directly.
27
Apr
2023
www.which.co.uk
Over 80 percent of Indian travellers want to travel sustainably but lack info about sourcingopens in new window
The Sustainable Travel Research Report by Booking.com shows an increasing number of people expressing concern over rising cost of living on their travel decisions in the next 12 months compared to the last study in 2022.
27
Apr
2023
hospitality.economictimes.indiatimes.com
Best Beaches in the USA: 58 Top Beaches To Visit for a Wonderful Timeopens in new window
The best beaches in the US offer something for everyone. Some are family-friendly, with fine sand, calm sea, and a lively promenade with restaurants, shops, and activities, while yet others are surfers’ paradise with world-class waves. You can discover the attractive beaches in the U.S. to decide where to make travel reservations with the help of Booking.com.
27
Apr
2023
www.miamiherald.com
Lack of planes, customers willing to pay more to keep flying expensiveopens in new window
A Booking.com survey of more than 25,000 adults planning to travel in the next 12-24 months found that many wanted to be “more indulgent” with their itineraries to make up for lost opportunities.
27
Apr
2023
www.business-standard.com
61 Per Cent Of Tourists Are Unclear Of Where To Find Greener Alternativesopens in new window
A little over 64% of Indian tourists think there aren't enough sustainable travel options, and 82% of them want travel agencies to provide more of them which is up from 71% in 2022. These figures are from Booking.com's annual Sustainable Travel Research Report which shows an inclination towards sustainable travel. About 1,000 Indian travellers who had recently travelled or planned to travel in 2023 were surveyed for the study.
26
Apr
2023
planet.outlookindia.com
BOOKING.COM REVEALS 10 SUSTAINABLE DESTINATIONSopens in new window
From smart cities in the making to jungles that are a blueprint for sustainable nature and wildlife tourism, there are many destinations around the world that aim to safeguard our precious planet. Booking.com‘s annual Sustainable Travel Report 2023 reveals that sustainable travel is still high on the agenda and important to 76% of UK travellers, with over three fifths (64%) wanting to convert intent into action and make a conscious effort to travel more sustainably over the next 12 months.
26
Apr
2023
vergemagazine.co.uk
Travel expert's 'last minute' holiday hack could save you hundreds on your next holidayopens in new window
"Don't forget to check if there are any benefits from creating an account on the website you're booking on too instead of purchasing as a guest. Booking.com has its own loyalty programme called Genius and by signing up for a free account on their site you will receive a 10% discount from participating properties."
26
Apr
2023
www.mirror.co.uk
Indian travellers grapple with choice between sustainability and affordability, says studyopens in new window
Global economic shifts over the past year have caused travellers to face a perceived choice between sustainability and affordability, with 66% of Indian respondents in a Booking.com survey feeling this dilemma, compared to the 49% global average, according to the company’s Sustainable Travel Report.
25
Apr
2023
www.livemint.com
How to tell if a travel company is really following sustainable practicesopens in new window
A survey conducted by Booking.com in 2022 revealed that 81% of global travelers want to travel sustainably, and 50% say recent news about climate change has influenced their decision to make more sustainable travel choices.
24
Apr
2023
www.ocregister.com
Sophie Ellis-Bextor reveals surprising link to Eurovision entry Mae Mulleropens in new window
The Ultimate Home of Eurovision with Sophie Ellis-Bextor will be available to book on a first come first serve basis on 28 April on Booking.com.
23
Apr
2023
www.express.co.uk
What Does A Net Zero Hotel Look Like?opens in new window
And if you factor in the climate change cachet associated with these initiatives, and the draw that a program like Booking.com’s Travel Sustainable badge or a certification by the Global Sustainability Travel Council creates for travelers, hotels are beginning to see the merits of investing.
21
Apr
2023
www.visualcapitalist.com
This Travel Trend Is The Key To A Guilt-Free Holidayopens in new window
She pointed to a 2023 report from Booking.com that found 76% of travellers say they want to travel more sustainably over the coming 12 months. Compared to the 2022 report, there were also big increases in the percentage of travellers taking sustainable steps on vacation, like turning off air conditioning when they aren’t at their accommodations, reusing the same towels and bringing their own refillable water bottles.
21
Apr
2023
www.huffingtonpost.co.uk
WOULDN'T SAY NO-EL Newly-single Noel Gallagher makes VERY saucy joke about the kind of women he’s hoping to meet on touropens in new window
Sophie has teamed up with booking.com for a campaign offering fans the chance to watch the final with her in a Liverpool apartment called the Ultimate Home of Eurovision.
20
Apr
2023
www.thesun.co.uk
Sophie Ellis-Bextor hosts ultimate Eurovision experienceopens in new window
Booking.com, Official Travel Partner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2023, is offering fans a once in a lifetime opportunity to celebrate this year’s final in the company of disco queen, Sophie Ellis-Bextor at the Ultimate Home of Eurovision, a one night only viewing experience like no other.
20
Apr
2023
www.heraldsun.com.au
Sophie Ellis-Bextor to host Eurovision viewing party with disco in Liverpoolopens in new window
Murder on the Dancefloor hitmaker Sophie Ellis-Bextor is hosting a special Eurovision themed party in an apartment in Liverpool over the big weekend in May, courtesy of Booking.com
20
Apr
2023
www.mirror.co.uk
SOPHIE ELLIS-BEXTOR TO HOST THE ULTIMATE HOME OF EUROVISION EXPERIENCEopens in new window
Booking.com, Official Travel Partner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2023, is offering fans a once in a lifetime opportunity to celebrate this year’s final in the company of disco queen, Sophie Ellis-Bextor at the Ultimate Home of Eurovision, a one night only viewing experience like no other, exclusive to Booking.com.
20
Apr
2023
vergemagazine.co.uk
The beautiful UK city named one of the friendliest places to visit that's really easy to get to by train from London despite looking miles away on the mapopens in new window
According to Booking.com, the city of York, North Yorkshire, is one of the ten most welcoming destinations worldwide, coming in sixth place on the hotel booking platform’s official ranking.
19
Apr
2023
www.msn.com
Comment: How brands can reach Gen Z travellers in 2023opens in new window
With comfort at the forefront of their minds, students are looking for brands which provide simplicity by allowing them to plan and book everything in one place, something Booking.com are already taking advantage of.
19
Apr
2023
travelweekly.co.uk
Why Sustainable Travel Is Only Going to Get More Popularopens in new window
The sustainable travel market continues to grow—as does traveler interest in the topic, according to Booking.com’s 2023 Sustainable Travel Report.
17
Apr
2023
www.veranda.com
CONSUMERS SEE COSTS AS BARRIER TO SUSTAINABLE TRAVELopens in new window
A new survey by Booking.com of more than 33,000 respondents from 35 countries and territories finds nearly half – 49% — believe more sustainable travel options are too expensive. That’s a dramatic increase from the online travel agency’s similar survey last year that put that number at just 11%.
17
Apr
2023
www.phocuswire.com
Gen Zs don’t have a lot of money, but they’re traveling anywayopens in new window
Some 62% of adult Gen Zs said they use technology to help them save on travel, according to Booking.com’s “Travel Predictions 2023.”
16
Apr
2023
www.cnbc.com
Citi's Hotel Collection and Luxury Collection: Get free breakfast and premium perksopens in new window
Citi's Hotel Collection is a curated list of hotels and resorts available in Citi Travel with Booking.com, Citi's travel portal. These are all four-star and five-star properties.
14
Apr
2023
thepointsguy.com
These are apparently the best cities in Europe for solo female travelopens in new window
According to Booking.com, 84% of those who travel solo are women.
12
Apr
2023
metro.co.uk
These are apparently the best cities in Europe for solo female travelopens in new window
Looking to plot out your next solo travel adventure? According to Booking.com, 84% of those who travel solo are women.
12
Apr
2023
metro.co.uk
These are officially the best European destinations for solo women travellersopens in new window
And it seems like it’s women who appreciate going it alone the most. A recent Booking.com survey found that 84 percent of the world’s lone travellers are women, with 55 percent of all Google searches for ‘solo travel’ being made by mostly millennial women.
11
Apr
2023
www.timeout.com
Generative AI: An Overview of What’s Happening in Travel Right Nowopens in new window
The CEO of Booking Holdings said the company would be patient about releasing products using generative AI. The Booking.com chief technology officer said one of the biggest opportunities is to better understand user intent when making a search.
06
Apr
2023
skift.com
Sustainable Hawaii tourism: What it's like to stay at Kauai's first zero-waste hotelopens in new window
The hotel is speaking to a growing demographic of travelers. Nearly three out of four people want to be more sustainable in their travels, an increase from 2021, according to Booking.com's Sustainable Travel Report 2022. And about 78% of people want to stay in sustainable accommodations at least once in the coming year.
05
Apr
2023
eu.usatoday.com
Top-performing Centara Hotels and Resorts win Booking.com Traveller Review Award 2023opens in new window
Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s hotel operator, solidifies its standing as a top hotelier with five Centara properties receiving the 2023 Traveller Review Award from Booking.com. Awarded annually to partner hotels and resorts, the Traveller Review Awards highlight properties for their exceptional hospitality as evidenced by Booking.com review scores left by guests after their stay.
04
Apr
2023
www.traveldailymedia.com
TRAVEL NEEDS MORE LEADERSHIP TO FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGEopens in new window
Booking.com launched a Travel Sustainable badge in 2021 and quickly enhanced it to three levels. This badge gives guests greater clarity on a host’s and manager’s actions and also rewards qualifying operators with higher visibility.
04
Apr
2023
www.phocuswire.com
Eight great trips for the long bank holiday weekendsopens in new window
Worcester, half an hour further on and nearer to the Malvern hills, makes a good holiday base for the area, with relatively budget-friendly hotels still currently available on booking.com.
01
Apr
2023
www.theguardian.com
How to save money on a solo vacation, according to the expertsopens in new window
“For hotels, I always stick to Booking.com as they have a decent loyalty program that offers discounts on bookings once you get to a certain level," Brewood shared. "Last year, I went to Egypt and stayed at the iconic Sofitel Winter Palace for free. I’m a loyal Booking.com customer, and they gave me a ton of reward credits after one of my hotel stays, so I used them to stay at the Winter Palace.”
31
Mar
2023
thepointsguy.com
Manchester Pride 2023 line-up announced, with Pabblo Vittar, Jake Shears and Danny Beardopens in new window
Manchester Pride Festival, in partnership with Booking.com, is free to attend with the exception of the Gay Village Party.
30
Mar
2023
www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk
Canadian Travel To Germany Soarsopens in new window
Citing a recent Sustainable Travel Report from Booking.com, she said sustainability is a priority for Canadian travellers and it remains a key pillar for the German National Tourist Board in 2023 through campaigns like FEEL.GOOD, which promotes climate conscious and environmentally-friendly travel.
29
Mar
2023
www.travelpress.com
Booking.com Reveals the Top Trending Destinations Travellers are Booking this Easteropens in new window
Recent research* from Booking.com highlights that Brits intend to carve out travel experiences that hark back to simpler times, including nostalgic getaways (84%) that provide the thrill of reliving the glory days. From London to Glasgow, explore Booking.com’s top trending cities booked by Brits this Easter.
29
Mar
2023
www.londondaily.news
So your Cook Strait ferry sailing has been cancelled. Now what?opens in new window
You’re in good hands. Marlborough was recently ranked the sixth-most welcoming region on Earth in a Booking.com poll. Still, you may have a hard time finding somewhere to stay at the last minute
28
Mar
2023
www.stuff.co.nz
Liverpool named among top destinations to visitopens in new window
Research by Booking.com found Liverpool is one of its top trending destinations for spring 2023 and has compiled a handy guide of the city's best hotels.
28
Mar
2023
www.liverpoolecho.co.uk
Major League Baseball Names Booking.com as Official Online Travel Partneropens in new window
A recent survey conducted by Booking.com revealed 49% of U.S. baseball fans plan to travel to at least one MLB game this year with 61% of respondents saying they are willing to travel up to 500 miles to do so. The survey also revealed that 81% of respondents would rather travel to see their MLB team win the World Series, than win a holiday trip to their rival team’s state.
24
Mar
2023
www.sportstravelmagazine.com
MLB and Booking.com partner to ‘simplify’ the fan travel experienceopens in new window
Major League Baseball (MLB) has announced Booking.com as the official online travel partner of the league for the upcoming 2023 season.
24
Mar
2023
insidersport.com
Ultimate guide to the Citi travel portalopens in new window
The new site, Citi Travel with Booking.com, is powered by Rocket Travel by Agoda and leverages the features and booking availability across Booking.com's family of brands.
23
Mar
2023
thepointsguy.com
BOOKING.COM REVEALS THE TOP TRENDING DESTINATIONS THIS EASTERopens in new window
Recent research from Booking.com highlights that Brits intend to carve out travel experiences that hark back to simpler times, including nostalgic getaways (84%) that provide the thrill of reliving the glory days. From London to Glasgow, explore Booking.com’s top trending cities booked by Brits this Easter.
23
Mar
2023
vergemagazine.co.uk
Booking.com Became Major League Baseball’s Official Online Travel Partneropens in new window
Booking.com, which has marketing relationships with the International Cricket Council and the Union of European Football Associations, is playing ball with Major League Baseball.
23
Mar
2023
skift.com
'Perfect' city named UK's most popular staycation destinationopens in new window
Spring is just around the corner and with the Easter holidays looming, it's the perfect time to book a staycation. Booking.com has named the UK's top trending destinations for a staycation this season.
23
Mar
2023
www.express.co.uk
48 hours in Saint-Tropez: A solo traveller's guide to a break in the French Rivieraopens in new window
Booking.com is truly your friend when it comes to accommodation in Saint-Tropez. You’ll see that there’s a huge range of options for your stay, but if you’re carless, try your best to find a spot in the middle of the town.
21
Mar
2023
www.stuff.co.nz
COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO VISITING EASTER ISLAND IN 2023opens in new window
Hotels – With Genius tier, you can save 10-15% on Easter Island properties on Booking.com.
21
Mar
2023
goingawesomeplaces.com
Best hotels in Paris: Where to go and where to stay in the French capitalopens in new window
Travel experts at Booking.com have predicted that 20% of UK travellers are currently chasing experiences that evoke (faux) emotive memories of days gone past, such as visiting some of these landmarks or attractions featured in iconic retro films. There are also plenty of cafes, restaurants, and shops nearby, making it easy to enjoy all the local offerings.
20
Mar
2023
www.hellomagazine.com
21 Best Tropical Vacation Spots, Destinations, and Islands To Escape the Cold: U.S. & Moreopens in new window
Whether you are looking for an over-water villa in Bora Bora or a bamboo hut on a Bali beach, you’ll find the best tropical destinations with plenty of activities and tropical beauty. Get ready to relax at the best tropical vacation spots by booking accommodations at hotels and resorts via Booking.com.
19
Mar
2023
www.star-telegram.com
The most welcoming regions in the world in 2023opens in new window
With the 'Traveller review awards', every year, 'Booking' rewards the best establishments, in 220 different countries around the world, for their commitment to a first-class, professional service and hospitality, continuously throughout the year. We now present the ten most welcoming regions of the world according to the Booking.com ranking.
18
Mar
2023
www.msn.com
SUITE DEALS Bag 15% off hotel stays with Booking.com – rooms from £21 a nightopens in new window
BOOKING.COM launched a new sale with rooms from £21 per night across the world. The online hotel travel agency has some of the cheapest hotel, apartment and B&B rates worldwide.
17
Mar
2023
www.thesun.co.uk
Hotels Find China’s Outbound Travel Rebound Slower Than Expectedopens in new window
Oxford also said Asia Pacific economies still rely too heavily on Chinese tourists who have been slow to return since China reopened on January 8. The tourism outlook was presented as part of a roundtable hosted by the online travel agency booking.com.
17
Mar
2023
skift.com
HOW MUCH? Love Island villa goes up for rent – and you can stay in Casa Amor for £8.9k a NIGHTopens in new window
According to Booking.com, fans of the hit dating show could make themselves immediately comfortable in Casa Amor. The mansion, named Ludus Magnus, offers accommodation with a garden, free private parking, a shared lounge and a terrace.
14
Mar
2023
www.thesun.co.uk
EXCUSE ME, WHAT’S YOUR DISCOMFORT ZONE?opens in new window
You couldn’t ask for a more comfortable start to the year than the one Booking.com just had – in January 2023, room nights booked hit 95 million, surpassing the previous record set in May by more than 10 million. The 95 million room nights was 16% higher than January 2019.
14
Mar
2023
www.webintravel.com
Level up with Booking.com’s Genius programopens in new window
When it comes to planning your next getaway, Booking.com(Opens in a new tab)’s Genius program(Opens in a new tab) is how you get the most out of your PTO. The concept is simple: the more you stay, the more you get. With each level, you unlock fresh privileges — including an instant 10% discount right when you sign up.
13
Mar
2023
mashable.com
Asia-Pacific Travelers Return in 2023, With Different Tastesopens in new window
“Globally, we’re registering a very significant recovery from the depths of Covid but in APAC still, it’s behind that curve,” James Lambert, director of economic consulting for Oxford Economics Asia, said during an industry round-table discussion hosted Monday by Booking.com in Singapore.
13
Mar
2023
www.bnnbloomberg.ca
Should I book my summer travel now? Travel experts share how to find the best deals.opens in new window
You might think it's early to start thinking about summer travel, but this isn't the year to wait if you want to save. Americans are beginning to plan their summer travels – and travel, they will. Three in 4 Americans are planning a trip this summer, according to a Booking.com survey.
13
Mar
2023
eu.usatoday.com
How I Travel: Melissa McCarthy Wants You to Be Nicer to Gate Agentsopens in new window
McCarthy chatted about the funny object she always flies with, her recent trip to Booking.com’s top trending location of the year (Santa Fe, New Mexico), and why you should hand your crying baby over to her on planes.
10
Mar
2023
www.cntraveler.com
24 hours in Manchester, the staycation spot of 2023opens in new window
According to Booking.com, Manchester is set to be the most popular British destination in 2023 – and with Glasgow, Birmingham and Newcastle next on the list, city breaks are firmly on the agenda.
10
Mar
2023
metro.co.uk
Traveller Review Awards 2023opens in new window
Booking.com has announced the recipients of its 11th annual Traveller Review Awards for 2023, with New Zealand’s stunning Marlborough region securing a spot in the top 10 ‘Most Welcoming Regions on Earth’—the only destination in the Southern Hemisphere to make the cut.
09
Mar
2023
thelastfashionbible.com
Atriptical — UX/UI Design Case Studyopens in new window
Booking.com’s recent market research into sustainable travel reflects that 1 in 4 people would be willing to pay more for travel activities to ensure they give back to local communities.
09
Mar
2023
medium.com
Did the Eurovision Song Contest fans who booked hotels get tickets?opens in new window
Die-hard fan Jenny Shevlin booked a handful of hotels long before it was confirmed to be housed in Liverpool. She used Booking.com's free cancellation policy to scrap the remaining stays, leaving herself with a cosy accommodation still in place in Liverpool's Leonardo Hotel.
07
Mar
2023
www.liverpoolecho.co.uk
Manchester Pride 2023 ticket prices as LGBTQ+ festival returns for 'exciting' celebrationopens in new window
Manchester Pride, which was named the ‘Best Large Festival’ at the UK Festival Awards in 2022, will be sponsored this year by digital travel company Booking.com. Mark Fletcher, CEO of Manchester Pride, said: “We’re delighted to announce the return of Manchester Pride Festival 2023 with an exciting schedule of events and our partnership with Booking.com.
07
Mar
2023
www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk
The other side of Benidormopens in new window
We booked our trip using Booking.com, and the H10 Porto Poniente costs £109 per night. In addition to your hotel, you can also book many local tours and experiences using Booking.com on any device.
07
Mar
2023
www.bellamagazine.co.uk
World Wildlife Day 2023: Five Volunteering Destinations to Celebrate World Wildlife Dayopens in new window
There are many wonderful non-profit organizations and programs around the world. Booking.com has selected five incredible destinations where travellers can make a positive impact. From rehabilitating lions in South Africa to recuperating elephants in India, these rewarding wildlife trips will help make a difference.
03
Mar
2023
www.news18.com
Is this the world’s most affordable city break?opens in new window
But according to research by digital travel platform Booking.com, optimistic travellers still plan to get away this year by being savvy about the destinations they choose, sticking to budgets, holidaying out of season and making use of clever travel hacks.
03
Mar
2023
www.yourlifechoices.com.au
Why this NZ region is being recognised as one of Earth's most welcomingopens in new window
The Marlborough District has been recognised as the sixth most welcoming region in the world in Booking.com's 2023 Traveller Review Awards.
02
Mar
2023
www.msn.com
GET AWAY FOR MOTHER’S DAY WITH BOOKING.COMopens in new window
Findings from Booking.com show that 54%* are seeking to travel with family by their side in 2023, and with Mother’s Day approaching on the 19th March, why not give the maternal figure in your life the gift of a well-deserved break. From afternoon tea in the Lake District, to a fine dining experience in Yorkshire, Booking.com has you covered with a wide range of options to stay at for the occasion.
02
Mar
2023
vergemagazine.co.uk
Top 5 Volunteering Destinations To Celebrate Earth's Wildlife In All Its Gloryopens in new window
With the insights shared by Booking.com, here are a few destinations across the globe where travellers can make a positive impact. From rehabilitating lions in South Africa to recuperating elephants in India, these rewarding wildlife trips will help make a difference.
28
Feb
2023
swirlster.ndtv.com
The Duke on the Test scoops two accolades since reopeningopens in new window
The popular Romsey restaurant, bar and inn also scored a 9.1 (out of 10) in the Traveller Review Awards 2023 from Booking.com, the online booking portal.
28
Feb
2023
www.dailyecho.co.uk
Council promote city through new 'Port Lincoln Chooses You!' video campaignopens in new window
The video campaign has been labelled 'Port Lincoln Chooses You!,' and it comes after Port Lincoln was named third most welcoming city in Australia through accommodation platform Booking.com.
27
Feb
2023
www.portlincolntimes.com.au
These are the ‘Most Welcoming Places on Earth and in India’ in 2023opens in new window
As travel continues to mark its return in most parts of the world after the pandemic, Booking.com recently announced the recipients of its eleventh annual Traveller Review Awards, including 2023’s Most Welcoming Places on Earth and in India.
25
Feb
2023
indianexpress.com
THE TOP RATED WEEKEND TRIPS FROM LAS VEGASopens in new window
Keep your pockets full with the most affordable prices on accommodations with Booking.com! You can find everything from bed and breakfasts to resorts to campsites. And be sure to work towards becoming a Genius Member to get an extra 10-15% off your reservation!
24
Feb
2023
goingawesomeplaces.com
Best Travel Agencies in India one should know about before their next tripopens in new window
Booking.com is an online travel agency that allows customers to book a wide range of travel accommodations, including hotels, resorts, vacation rentals, and more in over 228 countries and territories, making it a convenient option for international travelers. With extensive property information and user reviews, along with great deals and promotions, Booking.com makes it easier for customers to make informed decisions about their accommodations.
21
Feb
2023
www.livemint.com
Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone Enjoy Romantic Trip to Santa Fe: 'We Love the Fun of Trying Out Something New'opens in new window
Deciding to partner with Booking.com was a well-thought out decision for McCarthy. "It really has to speak to me and I have to really love the company," she says. "I love their philosophy. They really believe that the more people travel and see new cultures and new dynamics, that we all understand each other a little bit better and we all become less afraid of the unknown and embrace it and realize how amazing the world is and that our differences are great."
20
Feb
2023
people.com
A Croatian reminder of why travel is good for the soulopens in new window
On arrival at Split’s shiny new airport I was cheered to find that the booking.com transfer had worked, and a friendly driver was waiting to scoot me to the impressive Radisson Blu Hotel.
18
Feb
2023
www.heraldscotland.com
These Cities Have Been Named the Most Wheelchair-friendly in the Worldopens in new window
More and more cities are upping their game when it comes to becoming more accessible, from creating adapted cobblestone-free pavements to upgrading their hotel rooms with facilities for wheelchair users. Booking.com has recently revealed the world's top cities for those travelling with a wheelchair. Read on to see which made the list.
18
Feb
2023
www.msn.com
ONLINE TRAVEL AGENCIES GAIN HOTEL BOOKING GROUND IN 2022opens in new window
SiteMinder has crunched data from more than 100 million reservations last year to reveal Booking.com as the most popular booking channel across its Top 12 lists of highest booking revenue sources.
17
Feb
2023
www.phocuswire.com
Book your travel in Hindiopens in new window
To enable more people to tour the world, Booking.com, has included Hindi as a language choice. All Booking.com platforms, including the mobile, web, iOS, and Android apps, will include the Hindi language version, making it accessible to Hindi speakers everywhere. Now, travellers can easily read comprehensive information, discover offers and discounts, view their reservations, manage their accounts, and more.
17
Feb
2023
ianslife.in
Booking.com now available in Hindiopens in new window
With the addition of Hindi, Booking.com is now available in 46 languages and dialects around the world, enabling native speaking travellers to explore the world and experience travel that is local, authentic and unique.
15
Feb
2023
www.businesstraveller.com
All this year’s celebrity Super Bowl commercialsopens in new window
This 30-second commercial for the online travel company stars Melissa McCarthy living the high life and getting a foot massage. Her husband and frequent co-star, Ben Falcone, makes a cameo.
13
Feb
2023
www.news.com.au
These are the most-watched Super Bowl ads on YouTubeopens in new window
Booking.com’s “Somewhere, Anywhere” featuring Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone
13
Feb
2023
torontosun.com
Warning issued to anybody in UK booking summer holiday in coming monthsopens in new window
Booking.com are giving a 4% donation for any purchase made through them, so whatever is spent on a holiday, 4% of that will donated to the cause of choice by the travel company.
13
Feb
2023
www.birminghammail.co.uk
Best Super Bowl 2023 Commercials: Bradley Cooper, Alicia Silverstone and More Celebs in Big Game Spotsopens in new window
Melissa McCarthy lends her star power and comedy chops to this elaborate musical commercial for the travel booking site. With a multitude of sets, extras (including a cameo from her real-life husband, Ben Falcone) and costumes, McCarthy is perfect for this fun and catchy commercial.
13
Feb
2023
www.aol.com
2023 travel predictions: Healing and holidayingopens in new window
According to the 2023 travel predictions by online travel agency Booking.com, “seeking to recentre the mind, meditation and mindfulness getaways are ever popular with 70% of Indian travellers”. While 63% aim to hop to a silent retreat, 59% are keen for a health hiatus to focus on physical and mental health, the study adds.
12
Feb
2023
www.financialexpress.com
Belinda Jackson: A Marlborough welcomeopens in new window
The CNBC business website has released its list of the 10 most welcoming places in the world, and Marlborough has come in 6th. based, apparently, on 240 million reviews assessed on the website Booking.com.
12
Feb
2023
www.rnz.co.nz
Is this the world’s most affordable city break? - Scotland on Sunday Travelopens in new window
But according to research by digital travel platform Booking.com, optimistic travellers still plan to get away this year by being savvy about the destinations they choose, sticking to budgets, holidaying out of season and making use of clever travel hacks.
12
Feb
2023
www.scotsman.com
Kia ora: Marlborough voted sixth Most Welcoming Region on Earthopens in new window
It was also the only place in the Southern Hemisphere to make the Top 10 list in a poll carried out by global travel industry giants Booking.com.
09
Feb
2023
www.stuff.co.nz
'You can't develop a career by staying at home in your pyjamas every day': Big interview with Booking.com boss Glenn Fogel as £80m UK head office opensopens in new window
Speaking with Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham at Booking.com's new £80m UK headquarters on Tuesday, he even joked he basically lives on an airplane.
08
Feb
2023
www.msn.com
Ad Meter 2023: Melissa McCarthy in "Somewhere, Anywhere" | Booking.com 2023 Big Game Adopens in new window
Watch Melissa get swept away on a whirlwind musical tour of hotels, vacation rentals, and wigs galore in her Big Game debut for Booking.com. Be sure to vote for your favorite Super Bowl ad with Ad Meter! Go to admeter.usatoday.com
08
Feb
2023
eu.usatoday.com
See Melissa McCarthy Live Out All of Our Travel Dreams in Hilarious Booking.com Super Bowl Adopens in new window
Booking.com announced a suite of new commercials featuring Emmy Award-winning funny lady Melissa McCarthy who is now the face of its "Booking.yeah" campaign. Though a few of the new ads are available on YouTube, a few more will debut during the “big game” on Feb. 12. And, alongside the ads this Sunday, Booking.com will also give away half a million dollars in vacation credit.
07
Feb
2023
www.travelandleisure.com
Booking.com Returns to the Super Bowl With Ad Featuring Melissa McCarthyopens in new window
It’s tough for a National Football League team to make a return trip in two consecutive years to the Super Bowl, but online travel company Booking.com will be doing just that with a fourth quarter advertisement during the telecast.
06
Feb
2023
skift.com
Melissa McCarthy Stuns As A Redhead In Booking.com’s Musical Super Bowl Commercialopens in new window
Can you win a Tony for a commercial? Melissa McCarthy skips going 'into the woods' and instead, gets herself a dream vacation in Booking.com's musical spot for Super Bowl LVII.
06
Feb
2023
hollywoodlife.com
These Trends Will Define How We Travel in 2023opens in new window
Another way to search for alternative destinations is through Booking.com’s new list of the world’s most welcoming cities (based on hotel and transit reviews), which includes an intriguing lineup of places such as Polignano a Mare, Italy; Hualien City, Taiwan; and Klaipeda, Lithuania.
06
Feb
2023
www.afar.com
Where To Find An Outdoor Cinema, Pottery & More In Madridopens in new window
The apartment has the Booking.com travel sustainable badge, which means the property encourages recycling, reduced use of energy and supports the local community. This feels good.
06
Feb
2023
www.nzherald.co.nz
Melissa McCarthy Shows Off Her Singing Voice in Super Bowl Commercial for Booking.comopens in new window
The actress 52, is teaming up with digital travel app Booking.com for their hilarious Super Bowl commercial, dubbed "Somewhere, Anywhere," set to debut live during the big game on Feb. 12. In the commercial, McCarthy lets her daydreaming get the best of her and finds herself as the star in a musical number that brings her to a variety of travel destinations.arthy Shows Off Her Singing Voice in Super Bowl Commercial for Booking.com.
06
Feb
2023
people.com
Add One of These Most-Welcoming Places on Earth to Your 2023 Travel Listopens in new window
Booking.com analyzed over 240 million of its verified reviews to find “The Most Welcoming Cities On Earth” where you’ll instantly feel like you belong. If you’re looking to take yourself on an Italian getaway, Booking.com recommends checking out the city of Polignano a Mare in the Puglia region. The entire city is located on a cliff and, because of that, is famous for its cliff diving.
05
Feb
2023
www.apartmenttherapy.com
45 best gifts for every type of husband in 2023: Gamers, grillers, golfers and moreopens in new window
Here's a gift idea the whole family can benefit from: A family vacation! Booking.com offers fantastic deals at popular and unique locations across the globe, like the luxurious, beachfront Montage Kapalua Bay. Whether he prefers a resort, villa, cabin or cottage, he can be transported to his dream destination with this gift.
03
Feb
2023
eu.indystar.com
DESTINATION PERTHopens in new window
Regarding holidays, Booking.com believes this year Kiwis want to make the most of their vacation budget opting for one or two longer vacations instead of several short breaks. This makes Perth the ideal destination, as you will want to stay at least a week to get the best value for the time and money spent travelling to get there.
02
Feb
2023
www.beautyeq.co.nz
Puducherry named ‘The Most Welcoming Region’ in Indiaopens in new window
As travel is on the rise in most parts of the world, online travel company Booking.com has announced the winners of its eleventh annual Traveller Review Awards, which includes the Most Welcoming Places on Earth for 2023.
02
Feb
2023
ianslife.in
Pondicherry Named The Most Welcoming Region In India. Chalo Pondy Sab Log!opens in new window
Booking.com’s 11th Annual Traveller Review Awards 2023 is a celebration of their hospitality and travel p[artners who have gone above and beyond to ensure travellers have comfortable and memorable experiences. As part of this award, Pondicherry emerged as the Most Welcoming Region of 2023. After analysing scores of reviews, it has been deemed to offer top-notch hospitality by super friendly locals.
02
Feb
2023
curlytales.com
Town wins title of friendliest place in the worldopens in new window
Polignano a Mare was at the top of the list when it came to finding the friendliest place to travel by Booking.com.
01
Feb
2023
metro.co.uk
Melissa McCarthy Brings Booking.com Back to Super Bowlopens in new window
McCarthy’s antics on behalf of Booking.com are likely to be noticed for some time to come, says Arjan Dijk, the online travel company’s senior vice president and chief marketing officer. “At Booking.com, we don’t take ourselves too seriously, but we are very serious about the business.”
01
Feb
2023
variety.com
EnviroRental launches the vacation rental industry’s first sustainability hubopens in new window
Guests are demanding ‘greener’ places to stay, with Booking.com’s 2022 research finding that 78% of travellers intend to stay in a more sustainable property.
31
Jan
2023
www.traveldailymedia.com
NEW EFFORTS SPOTLIGHT SUSTAINABILITY IN RENTALSopens in new window
De Souza Lage points to Booking.com as a leader in the space, with its own badge for sustainable hotels, resorts, apartments, B&Bs, holiday homes, hotels, resorts and other properties.
31
Jan
2023
www.phocuswire.com
You’ll Never Guess the Most Welcoming Region in the USopens in new window
Value a warm welcome? Booking.com’s annual Most Welcoming Places on Earth report is a compendium of the world’s friendliest destinations, based on data from their 11th annual Traveller Review Awards.
30
Jan
2023
www.insidehook.com
The Most Welcoming Cities on Earth, According to Booking.comopens in new window
Hospitality can make all the difference in a travel experience, which is why Booking.com just revealed its list of Most Welcoming Cities on Earth for 2023. The top spot went to Italy's Adriatic coastal town of Polignano a Mare in the Puglia region, followed by Hualien City on Taiwan‘s east coast near the Taroko National Park.
30
Jan
2023
www.travelandleisure.com
These are officially the friendliest places to visit in the UKopens in new window
To settle all the stereotypes, Booking.com has published an official ranking of the most welcoming places in the UK as part of its annual Traveller Review Awards. The list is based on more than 240 million verified customer reviews on its website, so you can bet it’s pretty trustworthy.
30
Jan
2023
www.timeout.com
The Top 10 Travel Trends for 2023: Adventure, Purpose, Nostalgia, and Extreme Immersionopens in new window
Booking.com‘s 2023 Travel Predictions reveals that over half (57%) of UK travellers are looking to escape from reality in the new year, by taking an off-grid holiday: no power, no internet – no dependency on technology.
29
Jan
2023
www.thetraveldaily.co.uk
UK’s most welcoming places revealed in the Booking.com top 10 - does your town make the list?opens in new window
Booking.com has unveiled the top 10 most welcoming destinations in both the world and UK, so if you want a warm welcome on your next staycation, you know where to go, from Somerset to Scotland.
29
Jan
2023
www.londonworld.com
Top 10 Trending Destinations Of The World To Visit In 2023opens in new window
Booking.com has shared a report of the most trending destinations for 2023. So before making your reservation and booking your flight tickets, check out this curated list of the top 10 trending places to visit across the globe to have the best holiday and an incredible 2023!
27
Jan
2023
swirlster.ndtv.com
Fancy a holiday where you'll be welcomed with open arms? The UK's top 10 most welcoming places revealed, from Kirkwall to Cleethorpesopens in new window
Everyone knows Glastonbury has an incredible festival, but don't overlook the village, which is very pretty and 'has lots to offer budget-conscious visitors', says Booking.com.
27
Jan
2023
www.dailymail.co.uk
Travel Bucket List 2023: Unique, Off-the-Grid Experiences That you Can't Miss, Check List!opens in new window
With the goal of facilitating travel for everyone, Booking.com has compiled a list of off-the-grid experiences that tourists can partake in on their next trip. From experiences that allow for a sense of escapism to learning how to start a fire from scratch, there are many exciting opportunities for tourists to test their survival skills.
27
Jan
2023
zeenews.india.com
YOU'RE WELCOME Stunning Scottish town voted the most welcoming place in the UKopens in new window
SCOTS are well-known around the world for being friendly, so it should come as no surprise that one of the country’s towns has been voted the UK’s Most Welcoming Destination for 2023 by Booking.com
27
Jan
2023
www.thescottishsun.co.uk
The UK’s top 10 most welcoming towns revealed, from Kirkwall to Cleethorpesopens in new window
Booking.com says: ‘Soak up the Viking history and heritage, and wallow in the stunning natural beauty and local wildlife on one of the island’s many nature or beach walks.’
27
Jan
2023
uk-times.com
Booking.com names these Scottish towns among UK's most welcomingopens in new window
Two Scottish towns have been named among the most welcoming in the UK in a yearly review by the travel site Booking.com.
27
Jan
2023
www.thenational.scot
This UK city has been named one of the world’s friendliest destinationsopens in new window
According to Booking.com, the city of York has been named one of the ten most welcoming destinations worldwide, coming sixth in an official ranking from the booking platform. The number-one spot, meanwhile, went to Italian resort town Polignano a Mare.
27
Jan
2023
www.timeout.com
15 best hotels in Seville for the perfect Andalusian city breakopens in new window
But with so many accommodation options on Booking.com alone, where do you even begin?
26
Jan
2023
www.glamourmagazine.co.uk
These Cities Were Just Named the World's Friendliest Travel Destinationsopens in new window
The travel platform Booking.com just released its "Most Welcoming Places on Earth" ranking for 2023, and it features all the friendliest destinations in the world. To come up with the result, the company analyzed its very own Travel Review Awards, which give a medal to those accommodation and transport partners offering incredible stays for guests and that have an above-average amount of properties with impeccable reviews for friendly hospitality.
25
Jan
2023
www.thrillist.com
Off-grid experiences set to top the bucket list in 2023opens in new window
With its mission to make it easier for everyone to experience the world, Booking.com has rounded up some off-grid adventures that travellers can experience on their next vacation; from foraging for food in the wild or learning how to light a fire from scratch to experiences that give a sense of escapism, there’s plenty of thrilling options for travellers to put their survivalist skills to the test.
25
Jan
2023
www.traveldailymedia.com
Best February 2023 travel deals from Birmingham Airport including easyJet, Emirates, TUI and moreopens in new window
In terms of hotels, Booking.com has a range of rooms available to book no matter the budget. A family room at The Radisson Blu (with three beds) will cost £1,017 for four nights.
25
Jan
2023
www.birminghammail.co.uk
The 10 Most Welcoming Cities in Canada, According to Booking.comopens in new window
Booking.com shared their 11th annual Booking.com Traveller Review Awards, which not only recognize “travel providers from across 220 countries and territories for their commitment to providing consistently excellent service and hospitality over the course of the year,” but also reveal the “most welcoming cities in Canada” for 2023.
25
Jan
2023
www.slice.ca
Off Grid Experiences set to top the bucket list in 2023opens in new window
With the goal of facilitating travel for everyone, Booking.com has compiled a list of off-the-grid experiences that tourists can partake in on their next trip. From experiences that allow for a sense of escapism to learning how to start a fire from scratch, there are many exciting opportunities for tourists to test their survival skills.
24
Jan
2023
ianslife.in
Will continue to grow in the sustainability space, says Booking.com's APAC MDopens in new window
Booking.com now displays one of the widest varieties of properties offering sustainability practices globally, and the company will continue to grow this segment further, said Laura Houldsworth, MD, Asia Pacific (APAC) at Booking.com.
23
Jan
2023
economictimes.indiatimes.com
Make the Most of Your Time Off: The Best Getaways to Visit During 2023's Long Weekendsopens in new window
To help you make the most of your time off, Booking.com has compiled a list of great getaway destinations that are located near your city. Whether you’re looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city or simply want to explore somewhere new, these places are sure to make for the perfect weekend getaway. So, start planning your next adventure and make the most of the long weekends in 2023.
23
Jan
2023
www.news18.com
Top weekend getaways destinations from Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore that are perfect for a long and relaxing weekendopens in new window
With the Republic Day long weekend approaching, there are five additional long and relaxing weekends in the first half of 2023 with Holi and Good Friday in the coming months. Booking.com brings you a list of all beautiful places in and around India for your long weekend getaways.
23
Jan
2023
zeenews.india.com
REKINDLE YOUR LOVE THIS VALENTINE’S DAY WITH BOOKING.COMopens in new window
We asked Booking.com for their top Valentine’s stays – whether you’re looking for decadent digs, a hedonistic holiday or a loved up escape with a partner, friends or solo – Booking.com has an option for everyone this Valentine’s Day.
23
Jan
2023
vergemagazine.co.uk
BloggerAtLarge's Megan Singleton observes surging travel demand for 2023opens in new window
Travel demand has surged since the borders opened, with Booking.com data showing that inflation and a possible economic downturn aren't deterring people from wanting to get out and explore.
22
Jan
2023
www.newstalkzb.co.nz
50 fabulous family holidays for 2023opens in new window
Meanwhile, for most of us 2023 is a year when value matters more than ever as the cost of living continues to rise. Research by Booking.com reveals that we are finding clever ways to get more mileage for our money, rather than forgoing holidays altogether. Almost half those surveyed said they are planning to opt for one or two longer trips rather than several short breaks this year, and to seek out under-the-radar destinations where prices are lower – the beaches of Galicia over Ibiza, say, or Turkey’s Riviera instead of Italy’s.
21
Jan
2023
ca.sports.yahoo.com
2023 trends: Top 5 future innovations in hotels and hospitalityopens in new window
According to Booking.com’s Sustainable Travel Report 2022, 81% of global travellers said that travelling sustainably is important to them, with half citing climate change as a major influence on purchase choices. It is clearly vital for hotels to implement more environmentally-conscious processes into their services and operations and make these visible to their customers.
19
Jan
2023
insights.ehotelier.com
Mike Yardley: A delightful dip with Queen Charlotte Soundopens in new window
I locked in the Aldan through Booking.com who offer a diverse array of options from hotels and apartments to holiday homes and campsites, no matter what your budget is. Whether you’re on the website or via the app, Booking.com is super easy to use with incredible deals and complete flexibility, whether you need to amend or cancel your plans.
18
Jan
2023
www.newstalkzb.co.nz
These Are the Top 2023 Travel Trends (Erotic Escape, Anyone?)opens in new window
Travel site booking.com, for example, predicts an uptick in demand for getaways such as psychedelic and ayahuasca wellness trips, and even retreats of a spicier nature (the company points to “erotic escapes” where travellers can explore their sexual desires). As they put it in their 2023 trends forecast: “Travel is set to take ‘mind, body and soul’ wellness to the next level in 2023—a fully immersive, no-holds-barred approach to attaining peace and pleasure including less conventional ways to feel bliss.”
17
Jan
2023
thekit.ca
Pet-Friendly Hotels in America That Will Welcome Your Furry Friendsopens in new window
That may be why more travelers than ever before are looking for pet-friendly hotels on the road. In fact, Booking.com has reported more than double the average use of its “dog-friendly” filter in recent months.
17
Jan
2023
www.rd.com
Six romantic cottages for Valentine's Day just a short drive from Liverpoolopens in new window
Guests couldn't get a better location than this and the cottage/lodge isn't usually available for Valentine's Day but currently has availability on Booking.com, so you'll need to be quick if you want to secure it.
16
Jan
2023
www.liverpoolecho.co.uk
SALE THROUGH I’m a shopping insider and here’s how to save even more in the January sales – and hacks that mean you’ll never queueopens in new window
“A lot of travel providers are offering some great deals and only require a deposit of £60. You can also reserve and split payments by reserving tour accommodation on booking.com so you don't pay the full fee now.”
16
Jan
2023
www.thesun.co.uk
Travel: Is January really the best month to book a holiday?opens in new window
There's one exception to the 'always book early' rule, and that's with hotels, says Moore. "Aggregator sites like booking.com often offer an option for a 24 to 72 hour cancellation policy. As a result, hotels frequently get last minute cancellations, opening up cheaper stays to last minute bookers."
14
Jan
2023
www.heraldscotland.com
Couple divided by football find perfect holiday home ahead of Manchester derbyopens in new window
The property was available for one night only and following the derby's full-time whistle Booking.com say it will be donated to a Manchester scout camp. Fan culture expert and Editor of United We Stand Magazine Andy Mitten explains the rivalry between City and United is as intense in family homes as it is inside the two clubs' stadiums.
13
Jan
2023
www.belfastlive.co.uk
Holidaymakers spending more as bookings riseopens in new window
But while families look for summer sun, Booking.com said its most-booked destinations by Brits for February half-term included staycations in London, Edinburgh, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and York.
13
Jan
2023
www.bbc.com
10 Top Travel Trends We Predict Will Be Everywhere in 2023opens in new window
Booking.com’s 2023 travel survey also found that, while travel is still important for many (50 per cent said that investing their money in a vacation was a top priority in 2023), the majority of travellers are keeping a close watch on the bill, with 68 per cent saying that they’ll be “paying close attention to how much they’re spending on their adventures.”
12
Jan
2023
www.slice.ca
Travel bucket list 2023: 10 unique travel destinations across the world - take your pick!opens in new window
Booking.com’s annual Travel Predictions research found that travellers are feeling overwhelmingly more optimistic about travelling in 2023 compared to last year, 80% of Indian travellers are seeking travel that pushes them to the limits and 96% of Indian travellers are looking for more far-flung adventurous trips and experiences. Booking.com has also shared a list of the top trending travel destinations for the new year. Here are 10 unique places around the globe that can make for a memorable holiday.
11
Jan
2023
zeenews.india.com
RIP spontaneity: why travellers need to get organised in 2023opens in new window
Accommodation site Booking.com has also said it expects economic hardship to cause travellers to become more organised. A whopping 61 percent of survey respondents said that they were planning trips further in advance in order to get a more affordable holiday. The upshot is that spontaneity itself is now a luxury: you’ll need deeper pockets than ever to book a last-minute trip.
11
Jan
2023
www.timeout.com
Big mistake: The blunders that shaped our New Year's travel resolutionsopens in new window
But, as recent research from Booking.com involving more than 24,000 travellers across 32 countries and territories found, we are adapting to our new travel environment and feeling far more optimistic as a result. Seventy-two percent of respondents said they felt travel was always worth it, with the mood shifting, the travel platform said, from one of “hopeful uncertainty to bold adaptability”.
11
Jan
2023
www.stuff.co.nz
India Becoming the New China in the Reordering of Asia Travelopens in new window
Indians emerge as Asia Pacific’s most confident travelers with 86 percent of Indians intending to travel in the next 12 months, according to Booking.com.
10
Jan
2023
skift.com
TICK OFF YOUR NEW YEAR’S FITNESS RESOLUTION IN 2023 WITH BOOKING.COMopens in new window
The start of a new year often calls for new health and fitness goals either starting at home or going further afield to feel more motivated. In fact, meditation and mindfulness getaways are at the top of 41% of Brits’ minds, with 33% keen to go on a health hiatus that focuses on their mental health. With self-care being a priority for many Brits, Booking.com is here to share five fantastic destinations to fulfil those fitness resolutions.
06
Jan
2023
vergemagazine.co.uk
What is an “alpha city”? These are the top travel trends for 2023 – plus five hot travel destinations this yearopens in new window
Travel site Booking.com, for example, is predicting rising demand for getaways like psychedelic and ayahuasca spa breaks, and even spicier retreats (the company touts “erotic escapes” that allow travelers to indulge their sexual desires). As they put it in their trend forecast for 2023: “Travel will take the well-being of ‘mind, body and spirit’ to the next level in 2023 – a comprehensive, no-compromise approach to achieving peace and pleasure, including less conventional ways around to feel bliss.”
06
Jan
2023
canadatoday.news
Booking.com’s Seven Predictions for Travel in 2023opens in new window
According to Booking.com, U.S. travelers are feeling overwhelmingly more optimistic about traveling in 2023 compared to 2022 and, despite some current instability felt globally, nearly three quarters (73 percent) report that traveling will always be worth it. Further, if 2022 was about the "triumphant return of travel," 2023 will be about "creatively reimagining it amidst the chaos."
05
Jan
2023
www.travelagentcentral.com
The top travel trends for 2023opens in new window
Meanwhile, in a survey of thousands of people across 32 countries, Booking.com found that 43 per cent of people said their decisions were influenced by the Metaverse.
03
Jan
2023
uk.news.yahoo.com
No to hookups, stalking exes and sugar: Young Indians’ new year resolutions for 2023opens in new window
Nearly 75% of Indians said travelling will be worth it, according to a Booking.com report. It looks like more young Indians want to keep up this trend of ‘seeing’ as much of the world outside their homes after spending some of the best years locked-in.
02
Jan
2023
www.businessinsider.in
The hottest destinations to travel to in 2023opens in new window
This will be the year sustainable travel goes from mere lip service to being at the core of holiday planning — but it can still be hard to know if we’re doing it right. Booking.com says 62 per cent of its users are looking for eco-accommodation this year.
02
Jan
2023
www.standard.co.uk
2023 set to be year of the savvy traveller: Booking.com researchopens in new window
The research from Booking.com showcases that nearly 75 per cent of Indian travellers will continue to prioritise their vacations, with 69 per cent planning to be even thriftier than in the past on their travels.
01
Jan
2023
travel.economictimes.indiatimes.com
50 reasons to be optimistic about 2023, from space launches to nature recoveryopens in new window
Forty million British people are planning trips away this year, according to research from Booking.com, which is up 11 per cent from 2022.
01
Jan
2023
inews.co.uk
START OVER From tongue scraping to saying no, here are 10 health trends to try in 2023 – and the ones to ditchopens in new window
It looks like we’ll be skipping busy breaks in favour of holidays that revolve around mind, body and soul – from mindfulness and meditation getaways to silent retreats, according to Booking.com.
01
Jan
2023
www.thescottishsun.co.uk
Predicting the 10 biggest trends of 2023: Woolly mammoths to daring denimopens in new window
Almost half (44 percent) of global travelers are looking for “off-the-grid” experiences in 2023, according to a new Booking.com poll, which feature travel to destinations where modern-cons like smart phones and WiFi are verboten.
31
Dec
2022
nypost.com
THE CASE FOR TOURS AND ACTIVITIES AS THE "LOYALTY ANCILLARY"opens in new window
“Experiences are more important than ever. They make a trip special, meaningful and above all, memorable. Booking.com offers an enviable breadth and choice of quality experiences to travelers across the globe, all bookable in a couple of clicks from the palm of their hand.
30
Dec
2022
www.phocuswire.com
Trains, price tracking and packing light: How to book a cheap holiday in 2023opens in new window
Booking.com’s yearly travel survey also found that more than half of us will be taking a longer route on our journeys abroad in order to save money.
30
Dec
2022
www.euronews.com
BOOK IT IN Get 15% off hotel stays worldwide in Booking.com sale – prices from £30 a nightopens in new window
And before you book, sign up for Booking.com’s Genius programme - it’s free and you might be able to get an extra discount.
30
Dec
2022
www.thesun.co.uk
Where will 2023 take you? Here are some suggestionsopens in new window
If 2022 was about the triumphant return of travel, expect 2023 to be about creatively reimagining it amidst the chaos. That’s according to Booking.com, which polled more than 24,000 travellers across 32 countries and territories via an online survey in August.
29
Dec
2022
calgaryherald.com
From foraging for food to prepping for an apocalypse: Here are the strangest holidays people are looking forward to in 2023opens in new window
Booking.com offers unforgettable experiences for every holidaymaker – from doomsdayers wanting to prepare for an apocalypse to ‘eat, pray, love’ style pleasure pilgrimages.
28
Dec
2022
www.escape.com.au
Top three tips for smart travel savingsopens in new window
2023 is the year of the savvy traveller, Booking.com shares the when, the where and the how of smart travel savings. With global economic uncertainty looming, budgets will be imperative in 2023. But despite the upheaval, the good news is that new research from Booking.com reveals nearly 75%* Indian travellers will continue to prioritise their vacations, but will be seeking more bang for their buck, with 69% planning to be even thriftier than in the past on their travels.
22
Dec
2022
www.traveldailymedia.com
The 15 Travel Trends That Will Define 2023opens in new window
this one from from Booking.com, predicts the coming 12 months will be a time of “creatively reimagining” travel amid all of the chaos the world is facing.
22
Dec
2022
www.travelpulse.com
Travel trends in 2023: Digital detox, regenerative travel and ‘inner peace’opens in new window
Booking.com also shared that India topped the APAC Travel Confidence index in terms of intent to travel sustainably with 93% of the respondents agreeing on the importance of making sustainable travel decisions.
22
Dec
2022
www.businessinsider.in
2023: The outlook for inter-city road travel in the new yearopens in new window
2023 will be the year of reimagining travel! After Covid, the world has started to explore the opportunities to travel once more, where 73% of people are optimistic about travelling again, as per a booking.com research.
22
Dec
2022
www.financialexpress.com
Help Me, LP! How can I get tickets to the next World Cup?opens in new window
According to Booking.com, traveling from New York to Doha for the 2022 World Cup would've cost upwards of $4,000 — without event tickets or spending money. If seeing Argentina fight for another World Cup title is a must-do for you, set aside money now.
21
Dec
2022
www.lonelyplanet.com
2023 Is the Year of the Savvy Traveller- The When, Where and How of Smart Travel Savingsopens in new window
With global economic uncertainty looming, budgets will be imperative in 2023. But despite the upheaval, the good news is that new research from Booking.com reveals nearly 75%* Indian travellers will continue to prioritise their vacations, but will be seeking more bang for their buck, with 69% planning to be even thriftier than in the past on their travels.
21
Dec
2022
www.news18.com
This new back-to-nature retreat is about to fulfil all your cabincore fantasiesopens in new window
What do you look for in a holiday? Good weather is probably up there. A buzzing food scene, maybe. Some social-ready scenery probably wouldn’t go amiss. Or maybe you’re one of the 55% of people surveyed by Booking.com, who said they wanted their next trip in 2023 to be somewhere off-grid.
19
Dec
2022
www.stylist.co.uk
BOOKING.COM CELEBRATES ONE YEAR OF SUSTAINABLE TRAVELopens in new window
Today, leading digital travel platform Booking.com announced an array of new product features in celebration of the one year anniversary of its Travel Sustainable programme, introduced in 2021 to provide travellers with transparent and credible information to make more mindful choices for their trips. With the ongoing aim to recognise the efforts of a wide range of property types to operate more sustainably and to provide travellers with consistent and easy-to-understand information, the company is introducing three distinct badge levels to the Travel Sustainable programme.
19
Dec
2022
vergemagazine.co.uk
7 significant travel trends to expect in 2023opens in new window
In fact, according to Booking.com’s Travel in 2023 report, nearly half of travellers admitted they will be more indulgent in their vacation spending habits to make up for the lack of travel in the past two years.
16
Dec
2022
www.traveldailymedia.com
6 amazing sustainable holidays for the bucket list - including penguins and giraffesopens in new window
According to Booking.com’s 2022 Sustainable Travel Report, 71% of travellers asked want to make more effort to travel more sustainably in the coming year.
15
Dec
2022
www.mirror.co.uk
Where are Indians travelling this holiday season?opens in new window
Booking.com has released its latest search data trends that sheds light on Indian travellers’ preferred destinations during the holiday season. With most travel restrictions lifted and the world opening up again, it marks a promising return of travel for Indian travellers who are ready to get back out there and make the most of their holidays.
13
Dec
2022
www.traveldailymedia.com
Top 10 holiday destinations preferred by Indians for domestic and foreign travel in year end opens in new window
The holiday season is upon us and for those looking on planning a trip, this is the right time to do so. December is the perfect time to go on a vacation. Booking.com, one of the world’s leading online travel companies, has released its latest search data trends that shed light on Indian travellers’ preferred destinations during this time.
13
Dec
2022
zeenews.india.com
Mariah Carey brings 11-year-old daughter on stage for Christmas duetopens in new window
She recently partnered with Booking.com for Ultimate Holiday Experience, which includes a three-night stay at The Plaza Hotel in New York City, tickets to her upcoming Merry Christmas to All! Christmas Concert, dinner at your favorite restaurants, a private tour to Top of the Rock at Rockefeller Center, a VIP ice skating session in front of the famous Rockefeller Center Christmas tree and much more.
12
Dec
2022
canadatoday.news
From foraging for food to prepping for an apocalypse: Here are the strangest holidays people are looking forward to in 2023opens in new window
Almost half of all Aussies are on the hunt for a culture shock in 2023 - and are opting for unique holiday destinations after the Covid pandemic threw travel plans out the window. Booking.com offers unforgettable experiences for every holidaymaker - from doomsdayers wanting to prepare for an apocalypse to ‘eat, pray, love’ style pleasure pilgrimages.
10
Dec
2022
www.news.com.au
WHAT CAN TIKTOK TELL US ABOUT TRAVEL? TTG REVEALS THE MOST SEARCHED DESTINATIONSopens in new window
Joining TikTok this summer, Booking.com has rapidly grown its following. The platform launched with a competition putting its own spin on the #TikTokMadeMeBuyIt trend, where users share their favourite TikTok-inspired purchases.
09
Dec
2022
www.ttgmedia.com
Booking.com reveals data on top destinations Indians are considering for holiday seasonopens in new window
December officially marks the beginning of the holiday season and Booking.com has released its latest search data trends that shed light on Indian travellers’ preferred destinations during this time. With most travel restrictions lifted and the world opening up again, it marks a promising return of travel for Indian travellers who are ready to get back out there and make the most of their holidays.
08
Dec
2022
travel.economictimes.indiatimes.com
Best travel deals 2022: Flights, hotels, cruises, vacation packagesopens in new window
Save now, travel anytime before Jan. 3. That’s the deal at Booking.com, with 15% off savings on hotels when you purchase right now for a last-minute vacation.
08
Dec
2022
nypost.com
Here’s What To Expect From 2023 Travel: Trends And Predictionsopens in new window
A survey by Booking.com found that nearly half (49%) of its respondents selected that they are likely to spend more on their next trip to make up for lost time.
08
Dec
2022
www.forbes.com
Vacay mode on! Puducherry tops domestic search list, Dubai most preferred by Indian travellers for New Year’s Eveopens in new window
The report from Booking.com revealed that Indian travellers prefer hill stations, beaches and historical destinations when it comes to domestic travel. And, among domestic destinations Pondicherry tops the list followed by Lonavala and Manali.
07
Dec
2022
economictimes.indiatimes.com
HOW TRAVEL BRANDS ARE PRIORITIZING MOBILE APP ENGAGEMENTopens in new window
At Booking.com, “an app-first approach is crucial to success in our now mobile-dominated world,” says Arjan Dijk, senior vice president and CMO. The Booking.com app was among the most-installed travel apps in both the United States and the United Kingdom in 2021, according to the company. In the third quarter of this year, about 45% of Booking’s room nights were booked through its apps, an increase of more than 10% compared to 2019.
07
Dec
2022
www.phocuswire.com
Embracing The World Around Us: Travel Trends Report 2023opens in new window
Meanwhile, Booking.com’s report for 2023 also says: “Amid global instability and the desire for escapism, people intend to carve out travel experiences that harken back to simpler times, with nostalgic getaways that provide the thrill of reliving the glory days top of the wish-list in 2023.”
07
Dec
2022
www.uktimenews.com
Witness Mariah Carey’s ultimate holiday experience in New York City with Booking.comopens in new window
How many of you are still stuck in the dilemma of how to celebrate Christmas this year? Well, let’s just say it’s time we put you out of your quandary as Booking.com is here to spread some joy this holiday season. In true holiday travel spirit, Booking.com is teaming up with beloved musical icon, singer-songwriter, and the “Queen of Christmas” a.k.a Mariah Carey, to bring fans Mariah’s Ultimate Holiday Experience in New York City this December
07
Dec
2022
www.lifestyleasia.com
Last-minute holiday travel deals on flights, hotels and moreopens in new window
The online travel agency is offering 30% off hotels and 25% off rental cars through Dec. 1, an ideal timeframe if you’re still looking for a place to put up your family and friends for the holidays. If the getaway is for you, there are myriad deals in destinations including Cancun, Istanbul, New York, Paris, and more.
07
Dec
2022
www.sfgate.com
Mariah Carey oozes glamour as she teams a classic black gown with a billowing cape and dazzling jewels for a New York outingopens in new window
The songbird teamed up with Booking.com to give two fans the opportunity to jet off to New York City for a weekend getaway and even stay at her Tribeca penthouse - however, the 'lucky' people are only allowed in three rooms and the singer won't even be in attendance, making their Christmas experience slightly less jolly.
06
Dec
2022
www.dailymail.co.uk
Mariah Carey sings through dress drama as she kicks off Christmas celebrations at Moët & Chandon partyopens in new window
The We Belong Together musician has teamed up with Booking.com to unveil Mariah’s Ultimate NYC Holiday Experience for two fans to get their hands on – complete with a stay at the Plaza hotel, an incredible itinerary, cocktails galore, a shopping trip and a pitstop at her very own Tribeca penthouse.
06
Dec
2022
metro.co.uk
Save 15% on early 2023 travel deals at Booking.comopens in new window
Get on Booking.com’s early 2023 travel deals and you can. You’ll save at least 15% off select hotels when you book and stay by March 31(opens in a new tab). Think about it: You can throw your bikini or board shorts into your suitcase and be chilling on a beach by next weekend. Here are just a few of the dreamy places you can go with Booking.com. Now stop dreaming and make it happen.
05
Dec
2022
mashable.com
Where To Travel Off The Beaten Track This Festive Seasonopens in new window
To make this the best holiday season yet, Booking.com has delved into its more than 28 million listings across more than 159,000 destinations worldwide to select seven of the world’s most festive stays that go above and beyond with stunning decorations, delicious food and fun activities. From winter wonderland-themed hotels in Scotland and Zurich to beachside buffet feasts in Florida and Barbados, there’s an accommodation for everyone to have an unforgettable, merry time away.
04
Dec
2022
www.hellovancity.com
The Top 10 Travel Trends For 2023 According To Booking.comopens in new window
Tourists can find ideas for travel everywhere they look. Where to go next is the question that is hard to determine. Therefore, Booking.com set its annual list of the trendiest destinations to visit in the upcoming year. It suggests countries and towns full of wonder, rewarding for tourists of all ages, and supportive of local ecosystems and communities.
04
Dec
2022
www.thetravel.com
This Mariah Carey-themed Christmas Getaway Package Includes 3 Nights in One of NYC's Most Luxurious Hotels — for $20opens in new window
"Christmas in New York is an experience of a lifetime, so I partnered with Booking.com to create a special holiday-themed travel experience in my hometown during the most wonderful time of the year," Carey shared in a statement provided to Travel + Leisure. "For one time only, I'm giving two fans the opportunity to have an unforgettable and magical extravaganza!"
03
Dec
2022
www.travelandleisure.com
Mariah Carey Gives Stamp of Approval to David Beckham Singing ‘All I Want for Christmas Is You’opens in new window
While the Elusive Chanteuse readies her upcoming Merry Christmas to All! holiday concerts happening later this month in New York City and Toronto, she’s also partnered with Booking.com for Mariah Carey’s Ultimate Holiday Experience, which will see two lucky fans win a trip to New York to see her in concert, visit her penthouse apartment and more.
02
Dec
2022
www.billboard.com
BOOKING.COM REVEALS THE TOP TRENDING DESTINATIONSopens in new window
With 66% of Brits reporting that travelling will always be worth it, Booking.com has shared the most magical destinations that have ranked popular this year for all to experience. From London to Marrakesh, explore Booking.com’s festive stays making this the best holiday season yet.
02
Dec
2022
vergemagazine.co.uk
Credit Cards Rewards Outlook For 2023opens in new window
According to a study from Booking.com, 72% of responders said that despite economic and political concerns, traveling in 2023 “would still be worth it.” Since people are on the move once again, travel rewards cards will continue to stay relevant to consumers.
02
Dec
2022
www.forbes.com
Mariah Carey Applauds David Beckham Singing 'All I Want For Christmas': 'My New Fave Rendition'opens in new window
The global superstar has teamed up with Booking.com to welcome two guests into her actual New York City penthouse for a very special stay — as well as curating a full itinerary of her favorite wintry activities for the winners to enjoy.
02
Dec
2022
people.com
Mariah Carey is hosting a lavish Christmas themed holiday in NYC - for just £16opens in new window
There are plenty of Christmas events coming up from markets to train rides – but all we want ahead of the big day is to celebrate in style. Now, you can do just that as Booking.com has paired up with musical icon and “Queen of Christmas” Mariah Carey to offer fans “Mariah’s Ultimate Holiday Experience” in New York.
01
Dec
2022
www.dailystar.co.uk
How to enjoy a Christmas getaway and cut your carbon footprintopens in new window
Three in five travellers say that the pandemic has made them want to travel more sustainably, according to Booking.com’s Sustainable Travel Report.
01
Dec
2022
www.glasgowworld.com
Mariah Carey fans given chance to visit her New York home as part of Christmas holiday packageopens in new window
As part of a promotion with Booking.com Mariah is inviting two fans to New York to experience an “Ultimate Holiday Experience” including a visit to the singer’s Manhattan penthouse. “The bookers will get a glimpse into all that New York has to offer around the holidays, while enjoying some of my favourite things to do and restaurants to dine in the city,” said the star.
30
Nov
2022
www.nzherald.co.nz
Mariah Carey is hosting the ultimate Christmas themed holiday at her New York homeopens in new window
Mariah’s Ultimate Holiday Experience will be bookable on a first-come, first-served basis exclusively on Booking.com starting from 14 December at 5pm for an experience taking place from 16 to 19 December.
30
Nov
2022
www.mirror.co.uk
Virtual Voyages, Delight in the Discomfort, and 5 Other Fresh Travel Trends of 2023opens in new window
With the new year around the corner, travel trend predictions for 2023 are rolling in, and Booking.com is the latest to share theirs.
30
Nov
2022
thelatch.com.au
Mariah Carey Just Invited Everyone over to Her House for Christmasopens in new window
That’s right: As part of a partnership with Booking.com, the Christmas chanteuse will offer two guests the ultimate New York holiday vacation, complete with a private cocktail hour in her Mario Buatta–designed penthouse (forever immortalized in that 2002 episode of Cribs), a professional Christmas card photo shoot on her roof terrace, and tickets to see her perform at Madison Square Garden.
30
Nov
2022
www.elledecor.com
Mariah Carey to Open Her Penthouse Apartment to 2 Lucky Guests for 'Ultimate Holiday Experience' in NYCopens in new window
The music legend has teamed up with Booking.com to welcome two guests into her actual New York City penthouse for a very special stay — as well as curating a full itinerary of her favorite wintry activities for the winners to enjoy.
29
Nov
2022
people.com
Mariah Carey is inviting guests to her NYC penthouse this holiday seasonopens in new window
In partnership with Booking.com, the self-proclaimed diva herself is inviting a pair of travelers — not to mention diehard fans — for an “epic holiday experience in New York City.”
29
Nov
2022
nypost.com
Best Cyber Monday Travel Deals 2022: Save on Hotels, Airfare, Cruises, and Toursopens in new window
This Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Booking.com is offering a wide variety of deals across the country. The mega bookings service is offering travelers a discount of at least 30 percent off of participating accommodations across the globe, including 898 properties in the United States alone. The Booking.com Cyber Week deals will be available for purchase until December 1, 2022, and are valid for stays until December 31, 2023.
29
Nov
2022
www.cntraveler.com
The Best Cyber Monday Travel Deals To Snag Before They Expireopens in new window
Booking.com: The travel platform is still hosting a huge Black Friday sale (ending tomorrow), offering savings of 30% or more on stays all over the world, from New York to Paris. Plus, enjoy extra savings on rental cars.
28
Nov
2022
www.forbes.com
Booking.com develops sustainable travel programmeopens in new window
Booking.com has developed its travel sustainable programme to provide customers with more “transparent and credible” information to make an informed choice for their accommodation.
28
Nov
2022
travelweekly.co.uk
The best Cyber Monday 2022 travel and flight deals to spark your wanderlustopens in new window
Save on participating accommodations across the globe with discounts starting at 30 per cent off; with deals available for bookings between November 17 and December 1, and valid for stays until December 2023. Also save up to 25 per cent off rental cars from participating suppliers, available for booking from November 24 to December 1, and valid for rental car bookings through 2023.
27
Nov
2022
harpersbazaar.com.au
The Creative Reimagination of Travel: Booking.com reveals its 7 predictions for 2023opens in new window
Santosh Kumar, Country Manager for India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, and Indonesia at Booking.com commented, “The years of pandemic gave us a chance to reminisce and acknowledge that travel should not be taken for granted. Our Travel predictions 2023 research demonstrates a desire for travel to be a way to seek unapologetic moments of happiness and escapism to counteract the heavy realities of our news feeds. At Booking.com our aim will continue to be to make it easier for everyone to seek their unique travel bliss in a more personalised and connected way in the year ahead and beyond.”
27
Nov
2022
travel.economictimes.indiatimes.com
OTT shows inspire wanderlustopens in new window
As per the portal Booking.com, 37% of global travellers intend to visit a destination that was featured in a TV show. Travellers not only go to these countries but also plan their itinerary based on each location.
26
Nov
2022
timesofindia.indiatimes.com
These are all the travel deals to watch out for this Black Friday and Cyber Mondayopens in new window
There’s a massive range of deals at hotels and apartments around the world to be found on Booking.com, which has savings of up to 30 percent on dates throughout the entirety of 2023.
25
Nov
2022
www.timeout.com
Top seven predictions for travel in 2023 by Booking.comopens in new window
To understand how travel will be reimagined in 2023, Booking.com commissioned extensive research with more than 24,000 travellers across 32 countries and territories including India, combining it with its insights as a leading digital travel platform to reveal seven emerging travel predictions.
25
Nov
2022
www.traveldailymedia.com
The best Black Friday and Cyber Monday travel deals for 2022opens in new window
Book accommodation for your next trip through Booking.com and save up to 30%. The offer ends on Wednesday 30 November and includes discounts on car rental and up to 15% off late escape deals.
25
Nov
2022
www.cntraveller.com
Amsterdam’s big in tech & startups, is expat friendlyopens in new window
Dishant Bhasin, senior project manager at Booking.com, has seen the Indian techie community grow in the Netherlands. He says work culture is among the best, and jokes that no one frowns if a colleague says they have to pick their children up from kindergarten at 4 pm. “Importance is given to work and not timings. Work life balance is the hallmark of this country,” he says.
23
Nov
2022
timesofindia.indiatimes.com
‘Out of comfort zone’ travel to be trend in 2023opens in new window
While camouflaged cabins, campfire cuisines and compasses are likely to be the flavour of the season according to a Booking.com research based on responses from over 24,000 travellers across 32 countries including India, a large number of Indians seemt o want their travel experiences to have a more ‘back-to-basics’ feel with ‘off-grid’ experiences and a chance to learn survival skills, including — believe it or not — prepping for an apocalypse.
23
Nov
2022
timesofindia.indiatimes.com
India among top 10 countries with highest numbers of accommodations receiving travel sustainable badge: Booking.comopens in new window
Leading digital travel platform Booking.com has announced an array of new product features in celebration of the one-year anniversary of its Travel Sustainable program, introduced in 2021 to provide travellers with transparent and credible information to make more mindful choices for their trips.
22
Nov
2022
travel.economictimes.indiatimes.com
Ecotourism Australia Launch New Sustainable Tourism Program in partnership with Tourism Australiaopens in new window
According to Booking.com (2022), 81% of travellers confirm that sustainable travel is important to them, while research from Expedia (2022) found that 7 in 10 consumers have avoided a travel destination or transportation option due to scepticism that the commitment to sustainable practices was true.
22
Nov
2022
clarencevalleynews.com.au
Climate change concerns see more and more Kiwis seeking out sustainable travelopens in new window
And a whopping 72 percent of New Zealanders surveyed by Booking.com - in its most extensive research to date - rank sustainability as an important factor when it comes to rediscovering what lies beyond our shores.
19
Nov
2022
www.msn.com
BOOK IT NOW Booking.com Black Friday sale has 30% off hotel stays with rooms from £33 a nightopens in new window
BOOKING.COM have launched their Black Friday sale with at least 30% off hotel stays. And with rooms from just £33 a night, you can snap up a real bargain.
18
Nov
2022
www.thesun.co.uk
Book a Hotel By the Eiffel Tower for ONLY $133 With This Black Friday Dealopens in new window
There's nothing like the end of the year that makes us want to pack our bags and explore a beautiful new city. That said, booking a flight and hotel adds up, which can be a bit discouraging when planning the trip of our dreams. That's where Booking.com comes in as this year, the beloved travel agency is offering a major Black Friday sale you won't want to miss!
18
Nov
2022
www.aol.com
Taking Sustainable Travel To New Levelsopens in new window
Booking.com has unveiled an array of new product features in celebration of the one year anniversary of its Travel Sustainable program, introduced in 2021 to provide travellers with transparent and credible information to make more mindful choices for their trips.
16
Nov
2022
www.travelpress.com
BOOKING.COM CELEBRATES ONE YEAR OF TRAVEL SUSTAINABLEopens in new window
The leading digital travel platform, Booking.com announced an array of new product features in celebration of the one year anniversary of its Travel Sustainable Programme, introduced in 2021 to provide travellers with transparent and credible information to make more mindful choices for their trips. With the ongoing aim to recognise the efforts of a wide range of property types to operate more sustainably and to provide travellers with consistent and easy-to-understand information, the company is introducing three distinct badge levels to the Travel Sustainable programme.
15
Nov
2022
vergemagazine.co.uk
Why you shouldn't visit a holiday destination you've never been to in 2023opens in new window
A recent Booking.com survey revealed that 84 per cent of us have got “nostalgic getaways” at the top of our holiday wishlist in 2023, with the company commenting: “Amid global instability and the desire for escapism, Brits intend to carve out travel experiences that harken back to simpler times.”
15
Nov
2022
www.telegraph.co.uk
Planning a holiday? Booking.com has launched an epic Black Friday saleopens in new window
Black Friday is almost upon us (the big day is November 25, fyi) and that means great savings all around. But who says you only need to stick to gadgets and other tangible goods when you could also book some incredible experiences, like a sun-splashed holiday? That’s very much a possibility thanks to Booking.com’s generous Black Friday offering.
15
Nov
2022
www.timeout.com
Travelling sustainably isn’t enough: Here’s why it’s time to give back to the places we visitopens in new window
In Booking.com’s 2022 Sustainable Travel Report, which polled 30,000 global travellers across 32 countries, 42 per cent said that recent news about climate change had influenced them to make more sustainable travel choices. More than half (57 per cent) said they wanted to travel more sustainably in the next 12 months.
15
Nov
2022
www.euronews.com
Here’s How To Book An Overnight Stay On The Recreated Set Of ‘The Office’opens in new window
This uniquely interactive two-story stay and experience comes courtesy of Booking.com and also includes behind the scenes access to the reimagined Dunder Mifflin set complete with original props and costumes from the show.
15
Nov
2022
www.forbes.com
THIS AUSSIE CITY IS A HOT TRAVEL DESTINATION FOR 2023opens in new window
Travel company Booking.com has released its research into travel trends for 2023, and one Australian city has made it into the list of top 10 worldwide destinations people want to visit. Hobart in Tasmania is the lone Aussie destination amongst a list of worldwide hotspots including Brazil, Italy, India and the US that people are keen to see in 2023.
14
Nov
2022
www.2ec.com.au
7 ways you can support local communities when abroad, according to travel expertsopens in new window
About 66% of the 30,000 American surveyed in Booking.com's Sustainable Travel Report 2022 said they "want to have authentic experiences that are representative of the local culture." And about a quarter of respondents said, "they would be willing to pay more for travel activities to ensure they are giving back to local communities."
14
Nov
2022
ca.sports.yahoo.com
The Little Voyager: Seven unforgettable child-friendly stays by Booking.comopens in new window
With a mission to make it easier for everyone to experience the world, Booking.com has delved into its more than 28 million properties in over 159,000 destinations across the globe to share seven family-friendly accommodations for an unforgettable break. From a treehouse hotel in Finland to a cowboy-style inn in Brazil, these stays put the magic of childhood at the heart of travel.
13
Nov
2022
ianslife.in
Why holidays should come with an eco ratingopens in new window
We deserve better. Booking.com research reveals that 81 per cent of us believe sustainable travel is important and 50 per cent are of the view that recent news about climate change has influenced them to make more sustainable travel choices. And yet, as a World Economic Forum report prepared ahead of Cop27 shows, despite “increased demand for sustainable products, the uptake of sustainable travel products does not show the same accelerated trend just yet”.
13
Nov
2022
www.thetimes.co.uk
Indian openers were timid in T20 World Cup: Shane Watsonopens in new window
India scored just 38 in the first 6 overs whereas England scored 63. "Not playing Yuzi Chahal was another mistake. He has played T20 cricket around the world. Even Liam Livingstone, who is a part-time leg spinner was fairly successful, on the Adelaide Not playing Chahal was an opportunity missed," Watson said at an interaction organised by booking.com.
12
Nov
2022
timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Spend an Entire Night in the Dunder Mifflin Offices for Less Than $25opens in new window
Booking.com wants to give away an overnight stay at The Office Experience in Washington, D.C. for lucky fans. The overnight experience will include private access to set recreations, original show costumes, props, and interactive activities from the show.
11
Nov
2022
www.thrillist.com
The Royal Treatment: Booking.com Shares Five Dazzling Locations Behind the Stately TV Series Hitting Screens this Fallopens in new window
With over a third (37%)* of global travelers intending to visit a destination that was featured in a TV show, Booking.com presents five filming locations where the best scenes from this dramatically regal TV series were captured. From medieval cities in the UK to Mediterranean coasts and mountainous highland ranges, there’s a destination for every traveler to feel like a member of the royal family.
09
Nov
2022
tourismquest.com
“The Office” Fans Can Spend A Night At Dunder Mifflin — Here’s Howopens in new window
Starting Wednesday, Nov. 16, fans of the show can head to Booking.com at noon ET to try and win a one-night stay at the office. Winners will be chosen on a first come, first served basis — so you might have to set an alarm if you want to try your luck. The stays with take place on Nov. 19 and Nov. 20 and will only cost $20.05 per night in honor of the year The Office first premiered in the United States.
09
Nov
2022
www.bustle.com
Jos Buttler exclusive: Welcome to Buttler Ball – why England changed from data-driven to gut instinctopens in new window
Jos Buttler is an ambassador for Booking.com, the official accommodation booking partner of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022
08
Nov
2022
www.telegraph.co.uk
These Will Be The Biggest Travel Trends in 2023opens in new window
A recent survey conducted by Booking.com revealed that nearly a three quarters of people believe that traveling will always be worth the trouble. So, if you’re planning to take a trip in the new year, let these six top travel trends for 2023 provide inspiration. Now go forth and book your big 2023 adventure! Your home (and your pup) will be waiting to welcome you home when you return.
08
Nov
2022
www.southernliving.com
Sustainability is the green theme of the Day 1 or World Travel Market London 2022opens in new window
Danielle D’Silva, Head of Sustainability for Booking.com, said demand is growing across all markets. Research carried out by Booking.com reveals 81% say responsible travel is important, 71% want to travel sustainably in the next 12 months – an increase of 10% on last year.
08
Nov
2022
www.travelandtourworld.com
The best Black Friday 2022 travel and flight deals to spark your wanderlustopens in new window
Save on participating accommodations across the globe with discounts starting at 30 per cent off; with deals available for bookings between November 17 and December 1, and valid for stays until December 2023. Also save up to 25 per cent off rental cars from participating suppliers, available for booking from November 24 to December 1, and valid for rental car bookings through 2023.
08
Nov
2022
harpersbazaar.com.au
Booking.com’s Stagnant Mix of Short-Term Rental Stays Is a Not Necessarily Bad Thingopens in new window
He added that it isn’t part of Booking.com’s strategy to push travelers toward short-term rentals versus hotels. Giving them a choice is a competitive advantage, he argued. After all, Airbnb doesn’t offer an extensive collection of hotels for people who prefer that sort of stay, depending on their mood or trip type.
08
Nov
2022
skift.com
Booking.com offering Black Friday deals with at least 30% offopens in new window
Booking.com is offering travellers Black Friday Deals with at least 30% discount on participating accommodations across the globe, including 408 in the UK. While Black Friday is celebrated on November 25, the Booking.com Black Friday Deals will be available for bookings between November 17 and December 1, 2022 and valid for stays until December 31, 2023.
07
Nov
2022
www.walesonline.co.uk
A guide to Valparaíso, Chile's wildly creative coastal cityopens in new window
Booking.com offers four nights B&B in Valparaíso at Hotel Casa Higueras, from £1,842 per person based on two sharing. Includes hotel transfers and flights from Heathrow to Santiago.
07
Nov
2022
www.nationalgeographic.co.uk
How ‘Office’ fans can spend the night in a replica Dunder Mifflin setopens in new window
Booking.com is letting two sets of fans of “The Office” spend one night at their replica set in Washington, D.C., that's dedicated to the sitcom.
04
Nov
2022
www.today.com
HOW TO BOOK THE OFFICE EXPERIENCE ALL-NIGHTER IN WASHINGTON, D.C.opens in new window
Thanks to Booking.com’s “golden ticket idea,” you can even win the opportunity to pull an all-nighter in Dunder Mifflin to enjoy all the attraction has to offer, plus special accommodations. Here’s how to enter to win a night at The Office Experience in Washington, D.C.
04
Nov
2022
www.elitedaily.com
Top 5 Travel Trends For 2023 And How They Will Change Your Next Tripopens in new window
These are the top travel trends that will change the way you travel in 2023 and beyond, according to the results of a survey conducted by booking engine Booking.com.
03
Nov
2022
www.traveloffpath.com
DON’T GET ME OUT OF HERE! WITH BOOKING.COMopens in new window
Booking.com research has even found that 40% of UK travellers want to experience complete culture shock in 2023. Be it travelling somewhere with completely different cultural experiences and languages (47%) or exploring lesser-known cities with hidden gems that aren’t already on the radar (24%), some UK travellers even want to use it as an opportunity to learn survival skills (54%) including how to source clean water (37%), light a fire from scratch (36%), forage for food in the wild (30%) and even prep for an apocalypse (30%).
03
Nov
2022
vergemagazine.co.uk
The Office Fans Will Want to Check Out This Unique Overnight Experienceopens in new window
Fans have two chances to pull an all-nighter at The Office Experience. To be one of the two lucky pairs of bookers, you can head to Booking.com on November 16 at noon ET to book an all-nighter on either Saturday, November 19 or Sunday, November 20 for just $20.05 per couple (in honor of the year The Office premiered in the United States). The all-nighters are bookable only on a first come, first served basis.
02
Nov
2022
www.architecturaldigest.com
2023 Travel trends revealed by global studyopens in new window
People want a 'complete culture shock' while travelling in 2023 according to a new global study. The majority of travellers (58 per cent) want to get 'out of their comfort zone' when abroad in 2023 according to a poll from Booking.com. Booking.com asked 24,000 people around the world about their travel intentions for the new year.
01
Nov
2022
www.nzherald.co.nz
Booking.com celebrates sustainable travel with new Smokey Bear-themed holiday homeopens in new window
The debut of the extraordinary home comes on an important milestone for Booking.com: the one-year anniversary of the Travel Sustainable badge, which is awarded to hotels and accommodations that have taken significant sustainability measures. “Booking.com’s mission is to make it easier for everyone to experience the world, including helping travelers make more informed and informed choices,” said Arjan Dijk, senior vice president and chief marketing officer at Booking.com, in a press release.
01
Nov
2022
www.uktimenews.com
Hotel vs. rental: When does it make sense to book one over the other?opens in new window
But sites like Booking.com and Tripadvisor also offer rental options these days. There are also other platforms on the market such as Sonder and Vacasa, although their listings are not as extensive as Airbnb. You can book these rentals through Booking.com instead of directly going through their sites as well.
01
Nov
2022
www.bnnbloomberg.ca
Many travellers from the Great White North want a 'back-to-basics' holidayopens in new window
Booking.com, a Dutch online travel agency, has released the findings of its survey of adults who plan to travel for business or leisure over the next couple of years. Nearly two-thirds (64%) of Canadians said they planned to travel despite global uncertainty due to the pandemic — but some interesting trends stood out in the data. The travel agency notes that "nothing will be off limits and everything is on the menu as everyone seeks to find the right balance in a world of contradictions."
30
Oct
2022
www.stalberttoday.ca
The MCG Is Turning One of Its Private Boxes Into a Hotel Suite for One Night Onlyopens in new window
If you've ever fantasised about sleeping over in the hallowed grounds of the MCG, get ready to make those dreams a reality. For one night only — and for just two lucky guests — the iconic sports stadium will moonlight as a unique overnight stay. It's all thanks to booking.com, which is transforming one of the MCG's lofty guest boxes into the Unforgettable Legends Lounge — a special private guest suite for two, which is popping up for just one night to coincide with the final match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022.
27
Oct
2022
concreteplayground.com
Booking.com's New Partnership Means More Transparency About Carbon Emissionsopens in new window
In a statement, Booking.com said that it is working to help travelers choose more environmentally sustainable travel options. Oslo-based tech company ‘CHOOOSE’ forms part of Booking.com’s new partnership, showing a variety of carbon offsetting options.
27
Oct
2022
travelnoire.com
These are the 6 travel trends to look out for in 2023, according to Booking.comopens in new window
Post-pandemic travel has seen a small boom, with people opting to travel where they can and when they can – and while people worldwide are feeling overwhelmingly more optimistic about travelling in 2023 compared to 2022, with Booking.com reporting that 66% of Brits believe travelling will always be worth it. With the mood shifting, the digital travel platform has commissioned extensive research from more than 24,000 travellers across 32 countries and territories and combined it with its own insights to discover the seven emerging travel predictions for 2023 – and we’ve got them all for you right here.
27
Oct
2022
www.stylist.co.uk
Melbourne Cricket Ground private box to transform into pop-up hotel suite for T20 finalopens in new window
The one-off Booking.com stay has been launched to promote the platform's role as official accommodation and attractions booking partner for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022.
26
Oct
2022
www.stuff.co.nz
Five Road trips In Australia That You Must Undertakeopens in new window
Booking.com, the Official Accommodation Booking Partner of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, has put together a list of the top five road trips you should take in Australia with your loved ones in light of this. From the untamed and burnt-umber desert landscape of Red Centre Way to the picturesque journey along the East Coast Route, take in Australia’s lush landscape as you travel to watch cricket matches taking place all throughout the nation.
26
Oct
2022
www.news18.com
Cricket fans offered chance to ‘live like a legend’ with private MCG suit for T20 World Cup finalopens in new window
That’s just the opportunity two lucky cricket fans are being offered. Booking.com are going all out to offer a once-in-a-lifetime experience as cricket crowns its T20 World champions. The MCG is home to the biggest sporting events in the country and has hosted countless sporting legends and icons, and no matter which nations meet in the final, history will be made. And there is no more aptly named place to watch the game than the Unforgettable Legends Lounge.
25
Oct
2022
www.bdtimes.com.au
Over half of UK travellers want this particular type of holiday in 2023opens in new window
New research from Booking.com has revealed that recent global events haven't dampened our wanderlust for new destinations as 68 per cent of UK travellers are feeling more optimistic about their holidays compared to last year - and the latest trend is holidays that offer a culture shock. The accommodation booking site's annual Travel Predictions research found that 58 per cent of British travellers are increasingly seeking trips that push them to the limits, with far-flung adventure holidays and experiences that say there's no time like the present. Furthermore, 40 per cent of travellers are looking to experience a culture shock in 2023.
25
Oct
2022
www.redonline.co.uk
BOOKING.COM SHARES THE OFF-GRID EXPERIENCES SET TO TOP THE BUCKET LISTS IN 2023opens in new window
With its mission to make it easier for everyone to experience the world, Booking.com has rounded up some off-grid adventures that travellers can experience on their next holiday; from foraging for food in the wild or learning how to light a fire from scratch to experiences that give a sense of escapism, there’s plenty of thrilling options for travellers to put their survivalist skills to the test.
25
Oct
2022
vergemagazine.co.uk
BOOKING.COM RELEASES 2023 TRAVEL PREDICTIONSopens in new window
Booking.com has released research on seven travel predictions for travellers in 2023, based on a survey of UK travellers.
25
Oct
2022
www.hoteliermagazine.com
'Bondage camps, apocalypse prep, and UFO tours': Canadians interested in new travel experiencesopens in new window
A new report outlines the "creative reimagination" for Canadians on holiday in the months to come. Booking.com, a Dutch online travel agency, has released the findings of its survey of adults who plan to travel for business or leisure over the next couple of years. Nearly two-thirds (64%) of Canadians said they planned to travel despite global uncertainty due to the pandemic — but some interesting trends stood out in the data. The travel agency notes that "nothing will be off limits and everything is on the menu as everyone seeks to find the right balance in a world of contradictions."
24
Oct
2022
www.princegeorgecitizen.com
Off-grid breaks, VR holidays and retro trips - what travel will look like in 2023opens in new window
People around the world are feeling more optimistic about travelling in 2023 compared to 2022 and, despite some current instability felt globally, 66% of Brits report that travelling will always be worth it. To understand how travel will be reimagined in 2023, Booking.com commissioned research with more than 24,000 travellers across 32 countries and territories, combining it with its insights to reveal seven emerging travel predictions. The 2023 travel predictions reveal that the needs of travellers are moving in a lot of different directions to adapt to changing times.
24
Oct
2022
www.dailypost.co.uk
Mike Yardley: A dabble with Vaduz, Liechtensteinopens in new window
This sweet fluffy pancake is made with rum-soaked raisins. It’s torn into bite-sized pieces, caramelised, and served with applesauce and plum compote. Wherever you are roaming in Europe, bag a great deal on Booking.com. No matter what your budget or accommodation preferences may be, score a great-value stay with total flexibility and convenience, at www.booking.com
22
Oct
2022
www.newstalkzb.co.nz
Stay on and finish the game: Suresh Raina's advice to India's T20 teamopens in new window
Having announced his retirement earlier this year, the southpaw is now engaged with the Gracia Raina Foundation, an NGO he set up along with his wife, and his family that, he says, had taken a backseat during his playing years. In Mumbai as the ambassador of booking.com, the official accommodation partner of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, the southpaw sat down for a chat with Forbes India.
22
Oct
2022
www.forbesindia.com
Jos Buttler interview: ‘I gave Test cricket a real go but white-ball is my strongest’opens in new window
The venue, in a recent Booking.com survey voted England fans’ favourite after Lord’s, is significant: it is where the Ashes were surrendered after just 12 days’ cricket last winter and where Buttler hopes to get his hands on the trophy when the final takes place there on November 13. “It will just be such a cool occasion,” he says, of the group-stage clash. “There’s a big rivalry, obviously, and playing Australia at the MCG — 100,000 people there — it’s a great thing to go and challenge ourselves.”
21
Oct
2022
uk.sports.yahoo.com
Mango wins at Rainbow Excellence Awards for Travel Proud campaignopens in new window
Booking.com’s Travel Proud campaign, which coincided with last year’s Winter Pride Festival in Queenstown, represented LGBTIQ+ communities in marketing, by raising awareness and sharing experiences through real-life travel stories from local LGBTIQ+ talent, alongside fundraising support for rainbow charities.
20
Oct
2022
stoppress.co.nz
Netflix is changing the way Britons travel – and that may not be a good thingopens in new window
A separate survey from holiday giant Booking.com found that 25 per cent of travellers were planning trips to destinations featured in a television programme they had enjoyed.
19
Oct
2022
www.telegraph.co.uk
Booking.com reveals travel predictions for the new yearopens in new window
Travel triumphantly returned in 2022, but in 2023 it is all about creative reimagination amid global chaos, according to Booking.com’s 2023 Travel Predictions. As UK travellers look to find a balance in a world that is full of contradictions, how can the industry best respond?
19
Oct
2022
www.traveldailymedia.com
PACE OF INNOVATION SET TO PICK UP IN TRAVEL, BUT FRAUD WORRIES GROWopens in new window
Payments are also a big agenda item at rival Booking.com, which has a separate financial services setup to manage payments. That helps to offer payments in a safe and secure way on a global scale, as regulatory frameworks around the world get more strict, says Matthias Schmid, the acting senior vice president for Booking.com’s Trips division.
19
Oct
2022
www.phocuswire.com
Going off grid and nostalgic travel: This is how Brits will holiday in 2023opens in new window
Now, with just two months left before the new year, Booking.com have released their travel trend predictions for 2023.
18
Oct
2022
metro.co.uk
Booking.Com Appoints Cricketer Suresh Raina As Ambassador For The ICC Men’s T20 World Cupopens in new window
Booking.com launched its campaign for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 - Unforgettable experiences start with a booking. The campaign stars former Indian cricketer, Suresh Raina, as Booking.com’s ambassador for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 along with well-known international cricketers Pat Cummins and Jos Buttler. Booking.com is the Official Accommodation Booking Partner for all ICC events, including the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup that’s being hosted across Australia from October 16 until November 13, 2022
17
Oct
2022
www.traveltrendstoday.in
Finding The Balance: 7 Predictions From Booking.com To Creatively Reimagine Travel In 2023opens in new window
At long last, people are feeling overwhelmingly more optimistic about travelling in 2023 compared to 2022 – and that’s despite some of the current instability that’s being felt around the world. In fact, Booking.com reports that close to three quarters (64%) of Canadians report that travelling will always be worth it. The mood is shifting from one of hopeful uncertainty to bold adaptability. If 2022 was about the triumphant return of travel, 2023 will be about creatively reimagining it amidst the chaos. Nothing will be off limits and everything is on the menu as everyone seeks to find the right balance in a world of contradictions.
17
Oct
2022
www.travelpress.com
Tips for travelling on your own: The best holidays for solo travellersopens in new window
Data from booking.com indicates that pre-pandemic, 14% of travellers were booking solo stays, while the number had almost doubled by mid-2021. Keen to tap the growing market of lone wanderers, hoteliers are laying on everything from social happy hour drinks to reduced rates when one guest stays in a double room, though in some European three-star hotels, you might suffer the indignity of receiving just one towel and one pillow in these circumstances.
16
Oct
2022
www.stuff.co.nz
Mike Yardley: A dabble with Lake Constanceopens in new window
Comfortable accommodations, an excellent buffet breakfast and convivial wine bar are all part of the package. Wherever you are roaming in Europe, bag a great deal on Booking.com. No matter what your budget or accommodation preferences may be, score a great-value stay with total flexibility and convenience, at www.booking.com
15
Oct
2022
www.newstalkzb.co.nz
Bhuvi is a smart bowler, will deliver in big games: Rainaopens in new window
On a rainy Friday evening in Mumbai, Raina, who is now the India brand ambassador for Booking.Com - the accommodation booking partner for the T20 World Cup - shared his thoughts with Sportstar about his life post retirement, India’s chances in the upcoming ICC event and more.
15
Oct
2022
sportstar.thehindu.com
Booking.com enlists cricket star Pat Cummins in latest work via adam&eveDDB ahead of T20opens in new window
Booking.com has released an integrated campaign ahead of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 as the competition’s official accommodation and attractions booking partner, via adam&eveDDB. The spot, ‘Unforgettable experiences start with a booking’, showcases that Booking.com has options for sports fans when they want to travel for an event, featuring cricket star Pat Cummins.
14
Oct
2022
mumbrella.com.au
Stay of Thrones: Visit the Locations Behind the Season’s Most Anticipated Prequelopens in new window
For Game of Thrones fans, trekking through the spectacular locations has long been on many a traveller’s bucket list and now fantasy fans have a whole new list of inspiration, thanks to the prequel House of the Dragon. With international travel back on the cards, Booking.com has uncovered some of the dramatic destinations where the new series was filmed. From all the natural splendour the English coastline has to offer to the ancient cities and ruinous castles of Europe, travellers can witness first-hand the incredible locations that have helped bring this long-awaited prequel series to life.
11
Oct
2022
capsulenz.com
For Good, For Travel: Travel advisors can now take sustainable action with their clientsopens in new window
According to the recent Booking.com 2022 Sustainable Travel Report that analyzed 30,000 traveller opinions from 32 countries, 71% of respondents said that they want to make more effort in the next year to travel more sustainably (compared to 61% in the previous year’s survey).
06
Oct
2022
karryon.com.au
FOR GOOD, FOR TRAVEL HELPS AGENTS BOOST SUSTAINABLE TRAVELopens in new window
For Good, For Travel points to Booking.com’s 2022 Sustainable Travel Report, which shows that nearly three-quarters of travelers want to travel more sustainably – a 10% increase over the 2021 study. One-quarter of travelers are willing to pay more to give back to local communities, but 34% don’t know where to find the information.
05
Oct
2022
www.phocuswire.com
BOOKING.COM TAPS KLOOK TO BROADEN EXPERIENCES OFFERINGSopens in new window
Booking.com is broadening its experiences offerings through a strategic partnership with Hong Kong-based tours and activities platform Klook. Travelers can now access Klook’s attractions directly on Booking.com. Currently, there are instantly bookable experiences from more than 175 cities across 30 markets live on the Amsterdam-based online travel agency. The majority are in Asia and Oceania. The Klook deal follows the Booking Holdings-owned brand's previous endeavors to capture share of the tours and activities segment.
04
Oct
2022
www.phocuswire.com
Lesser known architectural marvels in India to add to your bucket list on World Architecture Dayopens in new window
While all of us love traveling we often head to popular destinations and end up missing out on attractions that are lesser known. There are many attractions in India that still remain lesser known to travelers and few of these places are certainly going to leave you awestruck. On World Architecture Day, Booking.com has curated a list of lesser-known monuments in India that every traveler should visit at least once. These stunning architectural marvels in India are a source of fascination due to their exquisite and exceptional architecture. Let’s start our tour of some of these outstanding marvels of India.
04
Oct
2022
www.hospemag.me
New Research Reveals England Cricket Fans Willing to Travel over 3,000 Miles for their teamopens in new window
According to research by Booking.com, ahead of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022™, which explored cricket fans' habits and attitudes towards travel, the weather (73%) is the most important factor for England fans when deciding whether to follow their team across the world. Luckily, Australia is the host of this year’s ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022™ where temperatures could soar to the high 20s. With little chance of rain stopping play, fans can also take the opportunity to enjoy some winter sun, with insights from Booking.com also revealing that Brits are the top international nationality booking stays in Australia this October and November.
04
Oct
2022
www.cricketworld.com
A Coffee lovers guide to the best coffee plantations in Indiaopens in new window
Nothing gets the day off to a better start than a cup of freshly brewed coffee! The top travel company, Booking.com, has put together a list of coffee estates in India where visitors may participate in the selection of coffee beans, have tastings, and get a much-needed caffeine boost on this International Coffee Day. These coffee plantations, which span for miles, are primarily located in the mountainous regions of South India in the states of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana. If you enjoy coffee, mark these locations on your calendar for a guaranteed caffeine surge!
03
Oct
2022
ianslife.in
How to cut your carbon footprint when travelling - 10 expert tipsopens in new window
Eco-conscious holidaymakers can follow a series of simple steps to make their trip away as environmentally friendly as possible while still having a great time. In recent years the average person has become far more concerned about protecting the environment. A recent survey from Booking.com’s Sustainable Travel Report found that three in five travellers wanted to travel more sustainably as a result of the pandemic, when many people had a chance to take stock and reconsider what is important.
29
Sep
2022
www.mirror.co.uk
Which Hotel Is the Most Luxurious in the World?opens in new window
Booking.com goes into even more detail on the Burj Al Arab, noting that the hotel is located on its own island, with nine signature restaurants and a Sky View Bar suspended 657 feet above sea level. Suites feature floor-to-ceiling windows with panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf and all include a reactor speaker, complimentary Wi-Fi and widescreen interactive HD TV. Guests have access to chauffeur-driven Rolls-Royce vehicles and a 17-pillow menu if luxe pillows are your thing.
29
Sep
2022
ca.finance.yahoo.com
Implementing Sustainability Into The Hospitality Industryopens in new window
It is increasingly important for hospitality corporations to implement more environmentally-conscious processes into their operations. According to Booking.com’s Sustainable Travel Report 2022, 81% of global travelers said that traveling sustainably is important to them, with half citing climate change as their influence on making better choices for the environment.
29
Sep
2022
www.forbes.com
Fiji Takes Green To A New Level This World Tourism Dayopens in new window
Particularly, post-pandemic, protecting the planet and its people is at the forefront. According to the Sustainable Travel Report released by Booking.com earlier this year, 87% of travellers globally say they want to travel more sustainably. And travellers are interested in not just ‘leaving only footprints’ but now want to have a positive impact on the environments they visit.
28
Sep
2022
thecarousel.com
This City in New York's Finger Lakes Was Just Named the Most Neighborly in the U.S.opens in new window
The No. 2 spot on Neighbor.com's list went to Madison, Wisconsin, which was last year's winner, and also ranked second on Booking.com's friendliest destinations in the world in 2022. Utah's third largest city, Provo, was named the third most neighborly city in the country, according to the recent findings. The company also surveyed 1,000 Americans on the effects current events and factors like inflation and the upcoming elections have on local communities. Thirty percent of respondents said they hang out more with their neighbors and local friends now because expensive gas prices and airfare impact how far they travel to see others (yes, really).
28
Sep
2022
www.travelandleisure.com
Brook must be in our best team now, admits England captain Buttleropens in new window
Jos Buttler was speaking on behalf of Booking.com, whose research ahead of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia next month shows that half of England supporters would travel 3,000 miles to support their team abroad. In a survey responded to by more than 1,000 fans, 12% would be willing to miss their own wedding to join an international cricket tour.
27
Sep
2022
www.msn.com
Eurovision: Glasgow has biggest heart to play host, says Luluopens in new window
Glasgow was a bookies' favourite from the off, and the city has seen a surge in hotel bookings throughout May 2023. A search on booking.com showed 93% of venues listed were unavailable for the month.
27
Sep
2022
www.bbc.com
Conversations with LGBTQ+ children and grandchildrenopens in new window
Go-To Grandma Kathy Buckworth discussed how to approach conversations with LGBTQ+ grandchildren to make sure they feel heard.
27
Sep
2022
www.chch.com
Booking.com to have Shanaya Kapoor as one of the Booking Explorers to promote sustainable tourismopens in new window
Booking.com launched the second edition of its Booking Explorers campaign. Booking Explorers campaign aims at sharing the travel stories of 5 explorers across Asia Pacific including Bollywood actor, Shanaya Kapoor, along with other leading travel personalities from Australia, South Korea, Vietnam and Japan.
25
Sep
2022
travel.economictimes.indiatimes.com
Shanaya Kapoor: I went through rounds of auditions for Bedhadakopens in new window
Shanaya first announced the Shashank Khaitan directorial on her Instagram earlier this year in March. The daughter of Sanjay and Maheep Kapoor, she already has 1.4 million followers on the social media platform, where she is all the rage. Currently, Shanaya has been chosen as one of the five mascots for Booking.com’s travel campaign Booking Explorers’ latest edition.
24
Sep
2022
www.cnbctv18.com
Six of India’s most exciting upcoming festivalsopens in new window
After more than two years of silence in the fields and cities of the best-loved art events, festivals are back with a bang. Held at beautiful destinations across India, these festivals offer unique opportunities for art enthusiasts. People passionate about art forms such as music, films or photography can amalgamate their love for art with travel for an enriching break. And with organizers clearly determined to remind festival-goers what they have been missing, some of the country’s fine artists will grace art festivals across destinations for the rest of the year. Now that the world is finally opening up again, Booking.com has curated a list of domestic destinations with the most anticipated art festivals of 2022 for travellers to get into the vibe. From Ziro in Arunachal Pradesh to Alsisar in Rajasthan, plan ahead for exciting upcoming art festivals where each festival offers something completely unique.
18
Sep
2022
ianslife.in
Waste: can habits change?opens in new window
Well, Booking.com has a sustainability report, and it’s recently gone up from 60 per cent to 73 per cent of visitors saying they are looking for a green alternative but when they arrive at a destination it often only meets their green expectations 35-42 per cent. The takeaway from that is that many destinations are not keeping up with what people want in that space.
18
Sep
2022
noosatoday.com.au
Don't be that tourist: Here's how to respectfully visit Hawaii, have an authentic tripopens in new window
In a 2022 Booking.com survey, 66% of the 30,000 respondents said they wanted to experience the local culture of the places they visit, and more than half of the respondents said they wanted to leave the place better than when they arrived.
17
Sep
2022
eu.usatoday.com
Comment: For travel to be positive it must be inclusiveopens in new window
Booking.com chief marketing officer Arjan Dijk discusses the platform’s work to support LGBTQ+ travellers. One of Booking.com’s big focuses in 2022 has been the ongoing growth and success of our Travel Proud programme to make Booking.com as inclusive a platform as possible. It is our aim to make it easier for everyone to experience the world, so I’m also incredibly proud of the work we’ve been doing to support the LGBTQ+ community.
16
Sep
2022
travelweekly.co.uk
7 Destinations That Are Trending This Fall—in the U.S., Caribbean, and Beyondopens in new window
Major European cities saw some of the biggest increases across all the search engines, with the British capital notching 290 percent growth since last year, and was one of the most searched cities on Booking.com and Priceline.
14
Sep
2022
www.cntraveler.com
Travel accommodation providers know that sustainability mattersopens in new window
There appears to be a genuine willingness to implement sustainable practices in the accommodation industry, with 74 percent of providers indicating that they have already taken steps toward becoming more sustainable. Furthermore, more than half of respondents to the Booking.com survey believed that following sustainable procedures generates cost savings. While 66 percent believed that sustainability has a positive impact on the local community, only 39 percent agreed that the changes would improve guest experience. There is nevertheless a broad consensus that sustainability is a top priority for accommodation providers.
12
Sep
2022
www.msn.com
Leaf Peeker's Guide To America's Fall Foliageopens in new window
Again, we stress: The roads will be significantly less crowded during midweek visits. Book early with sites like Booking.com. Once you decide on your destination, check the tourism office sites to find accommodations in your budget range.
12
Sep
2022
www.msn.com
Can you get hotel and travel refunds after event and sport cancellations?opens in new window
If you are looking to cancel your booking for a hotel room, you should first check whether your booking is within the cancellation period. There are some booking sites that offer flexibility in bookings since the pandemic. Booking.com is an example of this.
10
Sep
2022
www.somersetlive.co.uk
BOOKING.COM SHARES FIVE AMAZING DESTINATIONS TO VISIT AHEAD OF THE OKTOBERFEST CELEBRATIONSopens in new window
Calling all beer enthusiasts across the globe! Booking.com has listed five stunning locations around the world and where to stay to enjoy the fun-filled event. The joyous Oktoberfest festival is set to take place between September 17th – October 3rd, with some countries taking their celebrations through the October period. Oktoberfest enables guests to experience Bavarian culture filled with beer, local food, live music, and a wide range of activities. With 71%* of UK travellers wanting to try tasty new local cuisine on their travels, these Oktoberfest destinations are worth planning a trip around.
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