Tourist use of mobile devices while traveling in the U.S. as of July 2014

This statistic shows the ways in which tourist used mobile devices while traveling in the United States as of July 2014. During the survey, 63 percent of respondents said they used a mobile device while traveling to discover local restaurants and bars.

For which of the following reasons do you use your mobile device while you are traveling?

Share of respondents
Getting directions/GPS Navigation87%
Taking photographs78%
Discovering local restaurants and bars63%
Finding local stores/sites to visit61%
Finding out about events going on in the city56%
Reading reviews of local establishments50%
Looking up or storing schedules for public transportation38%
Buying tickets to an event or attraction (concert, museum, etc.)31%
Making restaurant reservations31%
Translating foreign languages29%
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Release date

September 2014


United States

Survey time period

July 21 to 30, 2014

Number of respondents

1,002 respondents

Special properties

Have traveled out of state for leisure purposes in the last year or is planning to in the next year and is the travel decision maker in his/her household

Method of interview

Online survey

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