Hotels.com: nil London/Berlin escape from everyday work in the holiday, July 14, 2009 actually the holiday is intended to relax from the busy workday, that seems not to apply for the vast majority of Germans. 66 percent of the Urlaubsreifen in this country are also employs the holiday work and spend half a day with Office work during a week-long stay in the average. This is one of the results of a Europe-wide online survey of the world’s leading hotel booking portal Hotels.com. The prejudice to be in this country especially diligent confirmed three types of German holiday workers that 66 percent of Germans can release even during the most beautiful time of the year from her job. However, still hope there is for the working traveller, because 28 percent of respondents modified tourists belong to the type of the emergency circuit breaker”. This can interfere only in extreme emergency while sunbathing by sending an email from the Home Office. Type two is the Creature of habit”. 25 percent can even while on vacation from their electronic mail and check their emails several times a day.
Type three, the safety controller”, enough although the unique look in the Inbox, yet this must happen every day (20 percent). To work the main motivation of the Germans in their holiday, is the desire to stay constantly up to date and to miss an important event at work (57%). 28 per cent have the hope to come to a mountain of work, while seven percent out of loyalty to the home left colleagues keep in touch after returning earlier. Only three percent of the respondents stated that to show a degree of willingness to work out of fear of losing the job even while on vacation. French are Europe’s workaholics especially in economically difficult times Europeans it seems hard to fall, to give the labour reins for some carefree days completely out of hand. Above all the French, where 68 per cent in the holiday not from the local desktop can. The Irish with 67 percent space occupying two of the workaholic rankings shortly before the Germans (66 percent).
Norway in fourth was tourists working with 64 percent, closely followed by Sweden (62 percent), Spain (61 percent) and Denmark (60 percent). Only in Britain the percentage of the population, who want to be always up to date even while on vacation, is below 60 percent. They form the bottom of the rankings with 55 percent. About Hotels.com as part of the Expedia group, which is active in all major markets with a professional team, includes the portfolio by Hotels.com more than 100,000 quality hotels, Bed & Breakfast Hotels and service apartments around the world. A customer finds the same booking for a hotel with another provider competitive rates, paid in advance, Hotels.com will refund the difference. Hotels.com has one of the largest independent hotel teams in the industry, as well as 1.3 million guest reviews of previous hotel guests who have actually stayed at the hotel. In February “2009 Hotels.com won the Gold Award in the category best hotel booking site” of Web user magazine. Travelers can book online on deutsch.hotels.com or via the telephone hotline 0180-500 93 42 in the German-speaking call center. Yvonne Bonanati Press Office Hotels.com D/A/CH public link GmbH phone: + 49 (0) 30 44 31 88 25 E-Mail: