Booking.com reveals the small details that help travelers feel at home
More than half of travelers from around the world (55%) would like to receive a welcome pack from their host, and 10% would be disappointed if they did not receive anything
The welcome pack should indicate where to try typical food (according to 40% of the travelers) and include personalized recommendations about the area (according to 36%).
More than half of travelers from around the world (51%) expect accommodation to be more welcoming thanks to their host, and almost half (46%) prefer someone to receive them after a long trip
49% of travelers around the world say that it is very important to feel welcome to adapt to the environment they have just arrived at.
The welcome during check-in can be decisive for travelers to truly feel they are on vacation. Although many alternative accommodations are perfectly equipped, a large part of travelers think that to feel at home they need a personal touch. 75% of Spanish travelers say that a cozy holiday home is synonymous with hospitality.
A personal touch, like sharing information about the area, never hurts. According to 40% of the travelers, the owners or managers of the accommodation should indicate where to taste typical food in the welcome pack and, for 36%, they should never miss personalized recommendations about the area.
Regardless of destination, more than half of travelers from around the world (51%) expect accommodation to be more welcoming thanks to the work of their host, and almost half (48%) want someone to receive them kindly after stress From the trip. In addition, 34% of Spanish travelers seek to feel welcomed and expect the host to give them a warm welcome to quickly adapt to the environment that has just arrived.