Holiday Travel Trends: Travelers Prefer Hotels Than Home Rentals, A Survey Finds
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Holiday Travel Trends: Travelers Prefer Hotels Than Home Rentals, A Survey Finds

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Brunno Braga
Brunno Braga Dec 16, 2022

Travelers are prioritizing experiences and connections this festive season with room revenue pacing 30% ahead of 2019 for resort locations worldwide. With leisure travel continuing to soar, Hyatt Hotels Corporation shares the most compelling holiday travel trends for global travelers and suggestions on making the most of festive season travel.

See the survey commissioned by Hyatt and conducted by OnePoll about holiday travel trends:

Hotels and Resorts Prove To Be Preferred Over a Home Rental

Spreading joy and delight, hotels and resorts are delivering on the festive spirit this time of year with seasonal décor, food, music and more.

According to a global survey commissioned by Hyatt and conducted by OnePoll, nearly two-thirds of people traveling with families prefer to stay at a hotel or resort rather than a home rental.

This year, many parents and grandparents will gather with their families for the holidays, with 94% of adults ages 45+ who responded are planning to travel in December and 58% in January, indicating that connecting with loved ones is top of mind for travelers.

Multi-Generational Families Seek Togetherness and Reunite with Loved Ones Through Travel

This year, many parents and grandparents will gather with their families for the holidays, with 94% of adults ages 45+ who responded planning to travel in December and 58% in January, indicating that connecting with loved ones is top of mind for travelers.

Loyalty Programs Reign Supreme During the Festive Season as Travelers Try to Make the Most of Budgets

Loyalty programs provide travelers with more ways to save and more reasons to gather all year round, especially during the festive season.

Sixty-two percent of survey respondents said they would use a travel rewards program that lets them earn and redeem points, offers discounts and features unique experiences and 51% said if there was an impressive travel rewards program offer, they would change their travel plans or go out of their way to earn and redeem points.

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