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A gadget stole my holiday

A gadget stole my holiday

A study commissioned by lastminute.com*, reveals that 90% of British holidaymakers spend up to 4 hours a day on their tech devices – losing over 2 days out of a week’s holiday. It seems the modern traveller is missing out on enjoying the unique landscape, culture and experiences of their holiday destination, with almost half of travellers (48%) relying on their devices to keep themselves occupied.

The iSocial butterfly

The iSocial butterfly

More than 26 million Brits1(41%) are packing in two to four social arrangements per weeknight and two-thirds (59%) admit to leaving social events early for fear of missing out on something better according to new research* by lastminute.com, the UK’s largest online hotel, travel and leisure specialist. The research has uncovered a new type of ‘iSocial Butterfly’ behaviour amongst Brits as the use of social media and smart phone technology begins to influence the way we socialise and relate to others.