Booking.com Reveals Nearly 1 in 5 US Sports Fans Would Happily Cancel Their Honeymoon to Travel and See Their Favorite Team Play Live
NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Booking.com, the official Accommodation and Attractions Partner of UEFA EURO 2020, and its latest global ambassador, football legend and UEFA EURO 2008 champion, David Villa, are sharing unique insights into how truly dedicated sports fans are to their teams.
A recent survey conducted by Booking.com across 29 global markets revealed that among US sports fanatics 89% confirm they've completed between one to five trips in the last year alone to cheer their team on. In fact, nearly 1 in 5 (17%) would happily cancel their honeymoon to travel and see their team live!
Global ambassador David Villa explains: "Our fans' support during the UEFA EURO 2008 Final was indescribable and their unshakable optimism definitely carried our team to victory that year. And knowing that your fans will support you through thick and thin and that they are willing to dedicate time and money to travel to watch us play in some of the best stadiums in the world is truly inspiring. It is what motivates you to always give your best -on and off the pitch."
To view more survey results, please visit the Booking.com US Media Room.
Established in 1996 in Amsterdam, Booking.com B.V. has grown from a small Dutch start-up to one of the largest travel e-commerce companies in the world. Part of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), Booking.com now employs 17,500 employees in 200+ offices in 70 countries worldwide. With a mission to make it easier for everyone to experience the world, Booking.com invests in digital technology that helps take the friction out of travel and connects travelers with the world's largest selection of incredible places to stay. The Booking.com website and mobile apps are available in 43 languages, offer over 28 million total reported listings and cover more than 154,000 destinations in 228 countries and territories.
Booking.com US Press Office