Mobile phone services used to plan leisure travel in the U.S. as of spring 2019

This statistic shows the services and technology used by people in the U.S. to find inspiration or ideas on where to travel as of Spring 2019. During the survey, 36.5 percent of respondents said they used social media websites for travel inspiration or ideas.

How do you typically use your mobile phone to find inspiration or ideas on where to travel?

Share of respondents
Search engine for general web search69.8%
Search engine for images or photos39.4%
Social media websites36.5%
Online travel agency websites28.6%
Airbnb.com24.7%
Online video (YouTube.com, etc)20.3%
Ask friends on social media17.1%
Official tourism office website16.2%
Travel-related podcasts12.6%
Map websites or mapping apps11.1%
Email travel newsletters9.9%
Digital assistant (Siri, Google Now, etc)9.3%
User review websites8.6%
Blogs, articles or stories7.2%
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Source

Release date

June 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

Spring 2019

Number of respondents

2,025 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

traveled at least once and at least 50 miles away from home in the last 12 months for leisure or personal reasons

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Date of release was not given by source, release date is date accessed.

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