Posts made in June, 2015

Airbnb Market Research Part 2: Why would travellers use Airbnb?

LJ Research’s market research investigates if residential sharing services pose threats to the hotel industry. In the first part of our series, published here, we found that under 40% of travellers are aware of the home share service Airbnb. And Learn more

Aberdeen hotel rates continue falling

The monthly LJ Forecaster Scottish Intercity Report, from tourism market research specialists LJ Research, tracking city centre hotel performance showed significant drops in Aberdeen, a stable market in Edinburgh and further growth in Glasgow. Despite falling by 1.7% compared to Learn more

Airbnb Market Research Part 1: Who’s aware of Airbnb

Who’s aware of Airbnb? LJ Research’s market research investigates if residential sharing services pose threats to the hotel industry. Airbnb, the short-term apartment and room-rental service, is often portrayed as a real game changer for the hotel industry. In city Learn more

Q&A: International Passenger Survey Findings from 2014

The number crunchers from the Office of National Statistics have released 2014 data on inbound tourism to the UK. What are the headline findings? The International Passenger Survey data the ONS released showed that 2014 was a record breaking year Learn more