TORONTO, January 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --
Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travellers with the widest choice of incredible places to stay, conducted research and coupled it with its own data and insights to reveal what inspires Canadian travellers to leap into the unknown by selecting alternative travel accommodations.
Live like a local
41% of Canadian travellers agree that staying in a home-type accommodation lets them see areas of their destination that they wouldn't have explored otherwise.
Almost half (40%) of Canadian travellers state that staying in a home-type accommodation allows them to feel that they are getting the most value for their money.
Desire to be different
Vacations are an opportunity to shake up your normal routine and try something new. 26% of Canadian travellers prefer unique and quirky accommodations while on vacation, such as luxury tents, castles, and treehouses.
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Established in 1996 in Amsterdam, Booking.com B.V. has grown from a small Dutch start-up to one of the largest travel e-commerce companies in the world. Part of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), Booking.com now employs more than 17,000 employees in over 200 offices in 70 countries worldwide.
With a mission to empower people to experience the world, Booking.com invests in digital technology that helps take the friction out of travel. At Booking.com, we connect travellers with the world's largest selection of incredible places to stay, including everything from apartments, vacation homes, and family-run B&Bs to 5-star luxury resorts, tree houses and even igloos. The Booking.com website and mobile apps are available in 43 languages, offer over 29 million total reported listings and cover more than 145,000 destinations in 229 countries and territories worldwide.
Each day, more than 1.5 million room nights are reserved on our platform. So whether traveling for business or leisure, customers can instantly book their ideal place to stay quickly and easily with Booking.com, without booking fees and backed up by our promise to price match.
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