Archive for November 22, 2013
These days, hotels are big business. Every day, travelers spend $2.2 billion on average on travel expenses, including hotel accommodations. This adds up to $162.4 billion in revenue a year in the United States alone. Roughly 150 million travel bookings are made every year in United States.
Derived from the French word meaning “to host,” modern hotels come in all different varieties. From super fancy $1000 a night rooms at luxury business hotels to $30 youth hostels, there are accommodations available for anyone and any budget. There are even special theme hotels. For example, Jukkasjärvi, Sweden has a hotel made of ice that exists every year between December and April. Japan offers capsu