Emerging hotel trend in Europe: B&B

Bed & breakfast phenomenon is fast emerging in Europe

The B&B branch of tourist accommodation in Europe is relatively young, but it is flourishing. Only 15% of the bed & breakfasts in Europe were started before the year 2000, and a large majority (59%) started in 2006 or later. Now, every month, an average 2,400 B&Bs are being added to Bedandbreakfast.eu, Europe’s largest B&B-site, passing the milestone of 50,000 B&Bs in Europe. Number 50,000 was named as Bed & Breakfast Ai Vicerè in Palermo, Sicily.
For an overnight stay in a B&B in Europe, a guest pays an average of €74 for two people including breakfast. A standard double hotel room, by comparison, can cost one hundred euro or more.
Globeez
[pictured: as Bed & Breakfast Ai Vicerè]

x

Check Also

SAS, delays, flights, travel, SAS, Norwegian, Icelandair, Europe, airlines, biggest, longest, summer, July, Finnair, KLM

Flight delays skyrocket in Nordics and Europe

SAS is not the only airline struggling to keep to its timetables this summer, with Icelandair and Norwegian faring worse.

KLM, strike, pilots, union, dates, work-life balance, pay

KLM pilots threaten to strike

No dates have been announced, but strikes will not take place at least until Friday, a union says.

CVB, convention bureau, congress, Europe, best, cities, Baltic, Vilnius, Zagreb, list, ranking, 2018, Kongres

Best “fresh” MICE cities in Europe ranked

Baltic cities do well in this ‘best meeting destinations of 2018’ roundup, although northern Europe is mostly ignored.

hippopotamus, Chinese, photo, selfie, safari, Africa, Kenya, hippo, kill, death, tourists, tourism, travel, danger, lake, Lake Naivasha, sharks, fin

Hippo kills tourist in Kenya

A tourist and a local fisherman were attacked and killed by a hippopotamus, at the same lake in Kenya, on the same day.

Cook's Club, Thomas Cook, tour operator, hotels, millennials, young, resort, Greece, Crete, escape room, rage room, disco, private, VR, virtual reality

Cook’s Club to open escape rooms, ‘rage rooms’, VR

Thomas Cook plans to open up to 15 of the millennial-focused retreats by next summer.

Amadeus, Travelclick, reasons, buy, acquire, M&A, travel, technology, hospitality, hotels

Amadeus to buy TravelClick for $1.52bn

The Spanish travel technology firm has signed a deal to acquire the US-based software developer.