Guest Reviews Reveal Increase in Airport Hotel Popularity

Wednesday, September 1, 2010 Has Revealed an Increase in Approval Ratings for Airport Hotels

DALLAS, September 2, 2010 - According to guest reviews collated by the accommodation
provider, staying at an airport has gone from bleak to chic with the
introduction of luxe amenities and convenient time and money saving services
that rival more expensive city-centered hotels. It's a fact that airport
hotels have always given travelers the ease and convenience of being as close
as possible to their gate the night before a trip, and are also known as a
place to crash in between bad weather and "technical difficulties."'s guest reviews show airport hotels have surprisingly exceeded
expectations and have made travelers reconsider staying at airport hotels.

"Travellers today are highly influenced by the opinions of
others," commented Director of Public Relations, Taylor L. Cole,
APR. "Many of our 1 million guest reviews are showing an increase in the
approval rating for airport hotels which indicates that more often airport
hotels are meeting and exceeding the needs of busy business and leisure
travelers who expect savings, amenities and the convenience of an airport

Staying at the airport costs on average 42 per cent* less than
staying at a centrally-located downtown property. Business travelers looking
to save money during these difficult economic times can trim costs by
utilizing airport accommodations versus more expensive downtown hotels. Many
airport hotels aim to save money for the business traveler as well as the
leisure traveler by offering complimentary Wi-Fi and hot breakfast.

Additionally, many airport hotels are conveniently located
within major cities, with easy access via subway, bus, shuttle or light-rail.
For instance, Boston's Logan International Airport is a short ride to the
world-famous Faneuil Hall Marketplace shopping and entertainment district.
Many hotels in this area average $250-$400 per night. With rates as low as
$119, the AAA Four Diamond Hilton Boston Logan Airport boasts its own skywalk
that links guests to the airports terminals where Boston's public
transportation can be accessed. Hilton Boston Logan Airport's Cafe Presto
prepares travel-ready meals and is conveniently located in the lobby for
guests in a hurry and in need of something on the go. A guest
reviewer said: "Great place to stay, easy access to transportation. We were
able to either take the shuttle or walk across the skywalk to the airport
where we could hop on the Silver Line and then connect to whatever train line
we wanted." makes it easy for travellers to choose an airport
hotel. Customers can visit the homepage and use the 'Where are you
going?' box to search by city/destination or airport code. Users can then add
travel dates, the number of rooms required, view pictures of hotels and read
guest reviews from real travellers.

Notes to Editors:

*based on airport hotels averaged at $75.50 per night and downtown hotels
averaged at $130.80 per night on random dates. Prices/rates are subject to
availability. See site for details.

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    For further information, please contact:

    Taylor L. Cole, APR
    10440 N. Central Expressway
    Dallas, TX 75231

For further information, please contact: Taylor L. Cole, APR,, 10440 N. Central Expressway, Dallas, TX 75231, +1-469-335-8442

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