TripAdvisor today announced the results of the world’s largest accommodation and traveler survey – the TripBarometer by TripAdvisor. The survey reveals the leading travel and hospitality industry trends, according to over 19,000 travelers and over 10,000 accommodation business owners around the world.
How do travelers and hoteliers see the year ahead? According to the survey, Americans are planning to travel more frequently and closer to home, but don’t have plans to increase their spend. But despite this and the fact that only 1/3 of U.S. travelers are optimistic about the economy, hoteliers remain optimistic. This infographic details these and other results of the survey, which is conducted twice a year…
Methodology: The research was commissioned by TripAdvisor and conducted by Edelman Berland, an independent market research firm, conducted via online survey in June and July 2013. Survey respondents were 10,469 accommodation business owners and 19,692 18+ adults who have booked travel online and taken at least one trip in the past year. Respondents were from Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Caribbean, China, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, UK and USA.
You can download a PDF of this infographic here: TripBarometer_US