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History of Hotels

October 1, 2013

Hotels have come a long way since their initial creation nearly 1,300 years ago. After all, can you imagine peoples’ reactions if they were asked to bring a hammock with them to an American hotel? Just 235 years ago, that was the expectation at American seaport inns. Hotel and their amenities have improved dramatically over […]

The Return of The Vacation

The Return of The Vacation

September 15, 2013

This infographic, based on spending data from Mint.com, looks at how much people spent on travel in the first two months of 2010 vs the same period in 2009. The verdict: travel spending, back then on the increase, is an early indicator of a rebounding economy. Source

Foursquare 2010 Our Year of 3400% Growth

Foursquare 2010 Our Year of 3400% Growth

August 23, 2013

This infographic provides data for Foursquare for the year 2010. It shows how users used Foursquare, where they used it, and the most popular places they checked into. It provides a general overview of Foursquare over the course of 2010. Source

Hotel Rewards Points: The Ultimate Cheat Sheet

Hotel Rewards Points: The Ultimate Cheat Sheet

May 1, 2013

Being a valued customer definitely has benefits. This infographic examines the benefits of many of the biggest hotel chains and maps out exactly just how they measure up. Who has the best hotel credit card deal and who delves out the best loyal member benefits? Read on to find out. Source

Hotels.com Bi-Annual Price Index for U.S. Travelers

Hotels.com Bi-Annual Price Index for U.S. Travelers

April 26, 2013

The hotels.com Biannual Hotel Price Index Shows a 3 Percent Global Price Increase and Gradual Recovery released by PRNewswire on 9/13/2011. Source

Secrets of Same-Day Hotel Bookers

Secrets of Same-Day Hotel Bookers

April 7, 2013

Findings was that Dallas seemed beat out the city that never sleeps for bookings after midnight, and that Chicagoans are getting more spontaneous (buying more last-minute deals). Source

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Breakfast with Thistle

January 25, 2013

What might be a better way than a tasty English breakfast to start your day? Imagine a plate full of freshly cooked sausages, bacon, eggs with some mushrooms and sausages and a fresh cup of tea. Doesn’t that sound great? Have you ever wondered how much ingredients Thistle Hotels uses everyday to serve delicious English […]

How the world eats & sleeps on holiday...

How the world eats & sleeps on holiday…

November 30, 2012

This infographic shows how different nationalities spend their time in hotels eating and sleeping, with some interesting results… This is based on research conducted in 2011 by Hotels.com. Source

Jackpot in Nevada

Jackpot in Nevada

November 27, 2012

Fun Facts and Stats for the State of Nevada. Source

Global Hotel Price Changes

Global Hotel Price Changes

October 29, 2012

This infographic shows how global hotel prices have changed over the last year, with some interesting results… This is based on research conducted in 2011 by Hotels.com. Source