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Vacation homes’ popularity up by 50% from last year

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The FINANCIAL — Impacts from the coronavirus pandemic have rippled out to traditional vacation destinations, which are seeing increased interest from homebuyers as shifting priorities and preferences transform where and how people want to live. Page views of for-sale listings are up nearly 50% from a year ago in metro areas typically considered vacation destinations, defined as metros with at least 65,000 people and five times more vacation homes than the U.S. as a whole. That’s compared to a 37% increase in page views nationally.  Vacation metros seeing an uptick in demand include places like the Jersey Shore area, Myrtle Beach, S.C., Key West, Fla., Lake…

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Vacation homes’ popularity up by 50% from last year

7 mins read

The FINANCIAL — Impacts from the coronavirus pandemic have rippled out to traditional vacation destinations, which are seeing increased interest from homebuyers as shifting priorities and preferences transform where and how people want to live. Page views of for-sale listings are up nearly 50% from a year ago in metro areas typically considered vacation destinations, defined…

IHG Hotels & Resorts reports data of US summer vacation 2020

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The FINANCIAL — IHG Hotels & Resorts, which includes brands such as Holiday Inn, InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Staybridge Suites and Kimpton, reveals new data about the 2020 U.S. summer staycation and the impact on hotel bookings. Brian Hicks, SVP Commercial and Revenue Management, IHG Hotels & Resorts commented on the findings: “People are as eager as…