A strong start ahead for hotel bookings in 2020
It’s a big year ahead for the U.K and Ireland with movement on the horizon for Brexit. The good news is that the hotel sector has and will continue to perform strongly. Analysing the latest historic and forward-looking UK data from their Business Intelligence solutions, Amadeus looks back at 2019, and what’s on the horizon in early 2020.
Global Distribution System (GDS) room nights are stable, and regional markets are growing in popularity
When comparing year over year January to November 2018 versus 2019, GDS room nights have increased by 2.3%, showing stability even in the face of uncertainty. Regional markets also continue to see positive YOY growth, with Manchester increasing by 5.8% and Bristol 4.3%. This is great news for hotels both high and low, with opportunities to target travellers looking for city breaks or nature escapes.