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Lack of pet-friendly accommodation is the biggest staycation deterrent

Lack of pet-friendly accommodation is the biggest staycation deterrent

According to our latest research, a lack of pet-friendly accommodation is the main obstacle preventing pet owners from having the pawfect staycation.  It’s looking like another summer of uncertainty where travelling abroad is concerned but the silver lining is that staycations should be very much on the cards.  There’s thought to be 12 million households […]

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Easter Holidays Are Cheapest

The Easter break is the most affordable school holiday for a trip abroad

According to our latest research, the spring half-term is the most expensive school holiday to take a trip away while Easter ranks as the most affordable when looking at the cost on a per day basis.  Hoo looked at the cost of heading away to 10 major holiday destinations based on the price of return […]

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Lockdown Road Trip

Check out the road trip route that will take you from London to New Zealand in the time we’ve spent in lockdown

Hoo has put together a worldwide ‘road trip’ route that will take you from London to New Zealand by car, based on a timeline covering the length of lockdown restrictions in England.  With the lockdown restrictions ensuring we have spent an unprecedented amount of time indoors, Hoo based their road trip timeline on the length […]

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More Expensive Holiday Destinations

Holidays in these global destinations cost tourists up to 200% more last year

Expect your international holiday to cost a whole lot more after tourists saw a 200% increase in spend in these global destinations during 2020.  According to our latest research, the average sum spent by tourists has climbed by as much as 218% in some global tourism destinations.  Hoo analysed the global tourism market by looking […]

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Almost No Holiday Plans In 2021 Thanks To Covid

88% of people won’t be travelling abroad in 2021: Covid, refund rejections and quarantine the main concerns

Our latest research has found that just 12% of people plan to book a holiday abroad this year, as Covid continues to cause havoc for the travel industry. With 58.7 million of heading abroad on holiday in 2019, a 88% reduction in demand could see this figure fall to just 7m in 2021. Hoo surveyed […]

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Global Staycations Rise

Global staycations up 18% with hotel room rates climbing despite Covid restrictions

Our latest research has found that the level of staycations being taken across 16 global holiday hotspots has increased by an average of 18% when compared to this time last year. With the cost of accommodation also climbing 16% due to this uplift in domestic demand. Hoo analysed statistics on booking momentum from SiteMinder across […]

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International Tourism Drops 2020

International tourism spend tumbles by $753.6bn in 2020

Our latest research has estimated that the global tourism industry has endured an estimated loss of $753.6bn as a result of Covid, and that’s across the top 50 countries alone with the total impact likely to be far higher.  Hoo analysed data from the World Tourism Organization on international tourism receipts across the top 50 […]

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Less Air Polluted Holidays

The post-pandemic travel destinations with the cleanest air and most affordable hotels

Half of people would travel further and pay more for a less polluted holiday – here’s the post-pandemic travel destinations with the cleanest air and most affordable hotels. Last week, Milan became the first major city to ban smoking within 30ft distance of other people at bus and tram stops, as well as in parks […]

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Causes Of Aerophobia

Covid causes phobia of flying for just 8% of people – here’s why 85% of aerophobics miss their flights

Our latest research has revealed that just 8% of people have been deterred from flying due to Covid, however, simply getting off the ground itself is enough to deter 45% of people with a fear of flying.  Hoo surveyed over 48,000 people across the UK on the fear of flying, how it impacts their personal […]

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