Pirwitz, Claudette
July 2004
Hospitality Upgrade;Summer2004, p20
Trade Publication
Presents results of a survey at how consumers research and make travel plans online. Use of the Internet and online travel agency sites such as Expedia.com and Travelocity.com; Weight on travel planning carried by personal recommendations of family and friends; Likelihood for consumers to book activities through a hotel/lodging site than through an online agency.


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