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New York sover aldrig - til glæde for globale rejsende

LONDON, December 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

27.000 rejsende fra hele verden har stemt på New York som bedste by for natteliv

Lider man af søvnløshed, leder man efter gode nytårsløjer, eller har man bare ubændig lyst til en vild nat i byen? Så er det måske relevant at vide, at New York er byen, hvor man finder verdens bedste natteliv! Det viser en undersøgelse foretaget af hoteleksperten Hotels.com blandt 27.000 deltagere fra det meste af verden.

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The Big Apple er verdens bedste by, hvis man vil have en rigtig god bytur!

27.000 rejsende fra det meste af verden har således stemt byen, der aldrig sover, ind på førstepladsen over de storbyer, som man kan have den bedste fest i. New York er dermed suverænt den bedste party-by i verden. Hernæst følger gamblerparadiset Las Vegas og urbane London.

Det viser en undersøgelse foretaget af hoteleksperten Hotels.com.

Europa er bedst til fest

Undersøgelsen viser også, at selvom både første- og andenpladsen på listen går til byer i USA, så er de seks ud af de ti bedste nattelivs-byer europæiske.

Både London, Paris, Barcelona, Berlin, Amsterdam og Madrid er således repræsenteret i top 10. Mens Los Angeles og Bangkok, som den eneste asiatiske by, indtager niende- og tiendepladsen.

"New York og Las Vegas er byer, hvor man altid er garanteret et godt rejseeventyr. Men det er forskelligheden i de europæiske byer, der gør dem så interessante og spændende for rejsende fra hele verden," mener Alison Couper fra Hotels.com og fortsætter:

"Der er derfor også mange forskellige oplevelser at hente på tværs af Europa, uanset om det er en nat på en af de berygtede klubber i Berlin, middag på en flydende restaurant eller hygge på coffee shop i Amsterdam eller et besøg på en af Paris' små, intime barer og spillesteder."

Danskerne har den bedste fest i London    

Danskerne er da heller ikke nødvendigvis enige i, at New York er det bedste sted at feste. På den danske top 10 indtager New York nemlig en fjerdeplads - efter både London, Berlin og Paris.

På femtepladsen udpeger vi desuden København, der ikke figurerer på listen over bedste party-byer i den globale undersøgelse.

Top 10: Verdens bedste by til natteliv:

  1. New York
  2. Las Vegas
  3. London
  4. Paris
  5. Barcelona
  6. Berlin
  7. Amsterdam
  8. Madrid
  9. Los Angeles
  10. Bangkok

Danskernes top 10:

  1. London
  2. Berlin
  3.  Paris
  4. New York
  5. København
  6. Barcelona
  7. Rom
  8. Prag
  9. Bangkok
  10. Las Vegas

Kilde: Undersøgelse blandt 27.000 respondenter fra hele verden foretaget af Hotels.com.


Om Hotels.com

Hotels.com er en af de ledende online bookinghjemmesider med næsten 155.000 tilknyttede hoteller i mere end 200 lande, der spænder fra internationale hotelkæder og all-inklusive ressorter til lokale favoritter og Bed and Breakfast samlet med al den information, du skal bruge, for at booke det perfekte hotelophold.

Hotels.com drager nytte af at indgå i et af verdens største forhandlingsteams inden for hotelbranchen, som forhandler de bedste priser til sine kunder, herunder tilbydes der ofte udsalg, særtilbud og kampagner. Regelmæssige nyhedsbreve tilbyder eksklusive tilbud og varsler kommende kampagner og tilbud. Derudover findes der på Hotels.com mere end 7 mio. brugeranmeldelser fra kunder, som rent faktisk har boet på hotellerne, hvilket er med til at sikre Hotels.com's kunder den bedst mulige information forud for en booking.

Gennem sit førende loyalitetsprogram Welcome Rewards[TM] kan brugere optjene en ekstra overnatning for hver 10. opsparede nat på mere end 85.000 hoteller.

Hotels.com har prisgaranti, hvilket vil sige, at hvis en kunde kan finde den samme bookingaftale billigere andetsteds på et allerede betalt hotel, vil Hotels.com matche prisen. Rejsende kan booke hoteller online eller ved at kontakte vores flersprogede kundeservicecenter.

Special-designede apps til smartphones og tablets giver brugerne mulighed for at søge på og booke mere end 20.000 sidste-øjebliks-tilbud fra hele verden. App'en kan downloades gratis her og på Hotels.com's hjemmeside.

De seneste 8 år har Hotels.com, to gange om året, udgivet en prisbelønnet oversigt over udviklingen i de internationale hotelpriser kaldet Hotels.com Hotel Price Index[TM] (HPI®). Oversigten udgives nu i 31 nationale udgaver og kan findes her.

Følg Hotels.com på Facebook, Twitter og YouTube.

Hotels.com er en del af Expedia Inc., som er det største online rejsebureau i verden med en omfattende portefølje, der inkluderer nogle af verdens mest velkendte varemærker.

Om undersøgelsen
Undersøgelsen om feriemad er foretaget blandt 27.000 respondenter fra hele verden - heraf 2.057 danskere fra hele landet. Undersøgelserne ejes af Hotels.com og må derfor ikke anvendes uden kreditering af Hotels.com

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