First call of a agoda Travel & Tech Study results: Non-hotel transport accommodation traveler trends

SINGAPORE – Agoda, one of a world’s largest accommodation engagement platforms, reveals a motivations and engagement behaviors pushing a arise in non-hotel accommodation (NHAs) – also famous as homestays. agoda’s register of over 1.5 million properties worldwide have enclosed all sorts of homestays for years, providing a singular lens to a impact of NHAs over time.

(1) Travelers are some-more expected to stay in a home when tighten to home
Domestic travelers are some-more expected to book homestays. But they are also some-more expected to cruise engagement privately-owned homes/apartments when roving to adjacent countries.  

Travelers from Indonesia (79%), Singapore (71%), Philippines (82%) and Thailand (80%) will many expected cruise engagement homestays when roving within Asia. Similarly, travelers from a UK (88%), US (84%) and Australia (75%) will many expected cruise engagement a privately-owned home within their home continent.

(2) Reasons for selecting a hotel choice varies opposite countries
Indonesians (55%), Malaysians (54%) and Filipinos (53%) will book NHAs to accommodate families and vast groups.  

Meanwhile, Singaporeans (57%), Thais (54%) and Australians (46%) perspective NHAs as a reduction costly choice to a hotel room.

Adventurous Chinese travelers mostly cruise NHAs to get a some-more internal transport knowledge (55%).

(3) NHA types
Amongst non-hotel bookers, there is a transparent trend in a many renouned form of NHAs requisitioned per market:

  • BBs arrange initial for Filipino travelers, with 53% of those surveyed carrying requisitioned one in a past year
  • Private homes are among a favorites for travelers from Singapore (44%), Malaysia (40%) and Australia (38%)
  • Villas and guest houses are good favourite by Indonesian (37%, 36%) and Thai (31%, 32%) travelers

Connecting these travelers to homestay properties is agoda Homes, a portal for home owners to list their properties to millions of agoda users worldwide, during no cost.

“agoda has offering a accumulation of homes for many years now, and we will continue to build a register to offer travelers some-more choice – from some-more required options like a private home or a villa to singular properties like a treehouse or even a yacht,” said Andy Edwards, agoda’s Global Director for Brand and Marketing Communication.

The agoda Travel Tech Study is formed on a consult of 16,000+ respondents aged 18-64 opposite 15 countries and covers a motivations and engagement function of travelers in a age of tech innovation.

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