Hyatt Place Survey Reveals Travel Habits

CHICAGO—Hyatt Place has announced the results of its online survey, which uncovered that six in 10 adults that travel admit to having particular travel quirks. The survey, which polled more than 1,000 adult travelers, was conducted with ORC International.

As part of the new Hyatt Place “There’s a Place for You” national campaign, the survey found that for the majority of respondents, the most important amenities they look for when booking a hotel are free Wi-Fi (59 percent), free breakfast (55 percent), and a large, comfortable bed (55 percent).

The survey also revealed that travelers take a varied approach when it comes to fitting in breakfast — 29 percent indulge in nearly all of the offerings of hotel’s free breakfast buffet, while 27 percent eat on the go and 24 percent select healthier items available.

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Two in three travelers are likely to forget to pack an essential item, with the most common being a razor (28 percent), secondly a toothbrush and toothpaste (24 percent) and lastly, mouthwash (21 percent).

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, most travelers turn to fitness and relaxation methods to make their stays more enjoyable. Nearly one in five travelers hold impromptu workout and spa sessions in the privacy of their own rooms.

The survey was conducted in conjunction with the new Hyatt Place “There’s a Place for You” campaign, provides travelers with a place where they can fully embrace their traveling habits the moment they check in.