TravelCLICK Issues Top 10 European Hotel Markets for 2Q

5th Sep 2002

TravelCLICK released results today for the
top ten destination markets in Europe, based on hotel room nights booked
electronically through the Global Distribution Systems (GDS) during the
second quarter of 2002.

(Caption: Jan Tissera, vice
president of international sales for TravelCLICK)

All of the top ten European cities showed growth over the first quarter of 2002, with the most dramatic improvement seen in Oslo. Average daily
rates, in most cases, strengthened versus the same period a year ago. However, a
few of the top cities declined in room night bookings on a year-over-year

The results were compiled from TravelCLICK`s comprehensive database, which
is the exclusive source of hotel industry electronic distribution data
from the Amadeus, Galileo, Worldspan, and Sabre GDSs. TravelCLICK`s data also
includes consumer online GDS hotel bookings made through many of the major Internet travel sites, such as Expedia, and

The top 10 destination markets for total GDS room nights in Europe during
the second quarter were in order:

Rank City Room Nights Year-Over-Year Growth Average Rate
Year-Over-Year Growth as follows:

1 London       595,406 -2.2% $      199.86

2 Paris       364,966 -3.9% $      169.68 0.5%


3 Amsterdam       131,724 -8.7% $      171.72 7.8%

4 Frankfurt       122,355 2.3% $      127.93

5 Madrid       111,403 5.1% $      141.56 3.3%

6 Munich       91,800 1.3% $      131.46 4.8%

7 Barcelona       84,609 6.7% $      148.84

8 Brussels       79,725 -4.6% $      150.89

9 Milan       76,791 1.6% $      188.27 8.4%

10 Oslo       73,505 2.0% $      150.54 6.3%

Jan Tissera
, vice
president of international sales for TravelCLICK commented “We expect all of Europe to be at or near positive growth by year end,
with the gateway cities recovering the quickest,”

Related stories on ITN:

(21/08/2002) TravelCLICK Issues 2Q Hotel Bookings eMonitor Report

(13/08/2002) TravelCLICK Advises Hotels to Face Challenging Budget Period Head-On

(11/07/2002) TravelCLICK Develops Next Generation Tool with AgentWare



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