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Surprising trends in global last-minute travel

Surprising trends in global last-minute travel | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

Skift has collated a number of charts showing the state of global last-minute bookings on each continent. Last-minute travel has been defined as travel booked seven days or less prior to departure. Searches and bookings are for air travel between April and June 2015. With respect to the Asia Pacific, the destinations Asia Pacific travellers are searching for last minute don't actually overlap with those they book last minute. These travellers searched for Hong Kong, Denpasar and Sydney, but actually booked the business hubs of Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Kuala Lumpur instead. More than half of last-minute bookings for Asia Pacific travellers included three or more people. Find out more.

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Just one per cent of travellers plan trips in the last 24 hours

Just one per cent of travellers plan trips in the last 24 hours | The Insight Files | Scoop.it
Despite the rise of same-day booking services, apparently just 1% of leisure and business travellers plan trips within the final 24-hour window.
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