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What…do we know about the Top 12 hotels in the USA booked by TripIt’s smartphone-reliant users?
- They’re all affiliated with big brands, with Marriott and Hilton accounting for eight of the 12 properties.
- They travel to big cities, with San Francisco and New York accounting for eight of the 12.
- They like staying in central locations in big cities, such as Times Square.
- Many of them recently completed significant renovations.
According to TripIt executive Nancy Ramamurthi, TripIt’s users are highly educated, frequent travelers who own smartphones, with 27% owning two smartphones, she says. They rely on mobile computing and apps like TripIt to keep their busy work lives organized.