Browsing: Hotel Industry Trends

Stay current on what’s new, what’s trending, and what’s fundamentally changing in the hotel and accommodation industry.

The trivago Hotel Price Index, a leading resource for tracking hotel pricing trends around the world, has found a new home here on the trivago Business Blog. It’s also been updated and redesigned. trivago’s Hotel Price Index is now accessible on an interactive data display that shows prices in multiple different currencies. Additionally, viewers can choose to display this data on a map view, graph view, or table view. They can also further customize these views, depending on what information they want to extract from the data. Hoteliers and journalists alike are invited to utilize the trivago Hotel Price Index to gain…

The hotel industry may be rooted in old-fashioned hospitality, but it’s also constantly breaking new ground with its technological innovations. It has to, really, if it’s to keep pace with evolving consumer demands. And as new technology emerges it gives flight to new guest expectations, which in turn fuel new advances in technology. To stay up to date on what’s new, what’s trending, and what’s fundamentally changing, we looked into the top hotel technology trends the industry’s talking about this year. So, here’s what’s happening in the innovative world of hotel technology, from the once game-changing technologies that are starting…

This article is from 2018. To see the top hotel trends of 2019, click here.  We’ve hit the halfway mark for 2018, which is the perfect time to check in on the top hotel trends we recommended watching out for this year. Back in January, we surveyed reports put forth by some of the travel industry’s most trusted media outlets. Skift looked back at 2017 to predict how last year’s industry evolutions will evolve further in 2018. Tnooz turned a sharp eye toward the emerging trends that have the potential to become the “next big thing.” Forbes focused on the…

Preparation for the busy summer season is in full swing, and what better way to get ready than to check out summer travel trends for the United States. We’ve analyzed search behavior data for travelers on trivago to reveal where they’re coming from, what cities they’re going to, how long they’ll stay and how much they’ll pay this summer. Where do visitors to the US come from? Based on search volume for destinations in the US, travelers from the United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, Brazil, Australia, Italy, Argentina, the Netherlands, France and Japan together account for 74% of the international search volume…

Planning for summer holidays is already in full swing, and what better way to prepare for the busy season than to check out summer travel trends for the United Kingdom. We’ve analyzed search behavior data for travelers on trivago to reveal where they’re coming from, what cities they’re going to, how long they’ll stay and how much they’ll pay this summer. Where do visitors to the UK come from? Summer in the UK attracts visitors from across the globe. According to our data, travelers from Germany, the US, Australia, Italy, Ireland, Spain, France, Canada, the Netherlands and Sweden together account…

This year’s Hotel Technology Forum is set to take place in Vienna on April 27, the 2nd day of the HOTREC Annual Congress. A hospitality summit that connects promising hotel technology startups with hoteliers and investors, the HTF is at the forefront of digitalization in the industry. And initiating Hotel Technology Forum 2018 is trivago Managing Director and Chief Revenue Officer Johannes Thomas. The day-long event will start with Johannes’s keynote interview, conducted by HOTREC President Susanne Kraus-Winkler and Myhotelshop CEO Ullrich Kastner. Would you like to have insights delivered to your inbox? Sign up to receive our newsletter now! On trivago’s swift…

From one end of the country to the other, Canada boasts perfect winter wonderland escapes. Whether it’s observing rare wildlife, hitting the slopes, or just exploring one of its great cities, there are many reasons why travelers all over the world visit the Great White North this winter season. We have compiled and analyzed search behavior data* for travelers on trivago to reveal where they’re coming from, how long they’re staying and how much they’re spending for accommodation this winter. Where do visitors to Canada come from? According to our data, 78% of total searches to destinations in Canada have been…

Boasting a large variety of climatic regions and geographic features, including mountains and deserts, the US offers travelers extensive options for finding their ideal winter getaway. In this article, we will uncover who the visitors to the US are this season*, what are the most popular destinations for domestic and international visitors, and what are the prices travelers are searching for. Insights into user search behavior and preferences go hand in hand with following ascertained best practices for hoteliers when marketing their hotel online. Where do visitors to the US come from? From frosty sleigh rides and cross-country skiing in…

Are you still wondering which price strategy is optimal for your hotel this winter season? We have compiled and analyzed our data* to identify the biggest winter travel trends in Ireland. Insights into user search behavior and preferences go hand in hand with following best practices for marketing your property this season. Where do visitors to Ireland come from? Unlike in summer and autumn, the majority of travelers searching for destinations in Ireland are domestic travelers. To be exact, 58% of all search inquiries have been made by local travelers looking for a winter getaway. Within the top ten visiting…

This article is based on trivago Managing Director and Chief Revenue Officer Johannes Thomas’s executive interview on the Center Stage at The Phocuswright Conference in Miami on November 9, 2017.  We’re charging full speed into the era in which technology and human existence are inextricably intertwined, each informing the future of the other. Evolving traveler expectations are fueling technology innovation, just as breakthroughs in technology bring about changes in consumer behavior, which technology then rushes in to cater to. “I think I am as concerned as I am excited,” admitted Johannes Thomas, trivago’s Managing Director and Chief Revenue Officer, during his…