Rate parity in European hotels – October to December 2012
Data trends on price parity in hotel rates across some of the major cities in Europe, showing differences in parity on brand sites and online travel agencies, as well as number in overall parity.
This set covers October to December 2012, taken on the third week of October.
Chart and tables shows percentage of hotels in parity, percentage of hotels cheaper on brand sites, and percentage of hotels cheaper on online travel agency sites.[click for larger image]
|City||Percentage of hotels in parity||Percentage of hotels cheaper on brand sites||Percentage of hotels cheaper on online travel agencies|
NB: RateGain specializes in competitive price intelligence and rate shopping solution as for hotels, online travel companies and airlines. It currently tracks more than one billion hotel rates every month across countries in US, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Latin America.
NB2: The above data is indicative in nature and RateGain can’t be held liable for its accuracy or usefulness for any purpose.
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