Travelers are relying more on mobile phones and tablets for both hotel shopping and booking, spending less time on webpages as a result, but showing more willingness to book once they’ve checked availability in a hotel’s booking engine. Here are a few of the insights from our data analysis: - Look-to-book up 19 percent year-over-year: The number of visitors who complete a transaction after checking availability in the booking engine rose to 5 percent this year – a 19 percent year-over-year increase - Significant increase in mobile traffic: Visits from smartphones and tablets now account for 51 percent of total traffic to hotel websites - More revenue per site visit: Average revenue per visit to hotel websites for the first two quarters of 2017 increased by 15 percent versus the same period in 2016 Get the full story at Sabre Hospitality