In the business travel sector, however, short-term rentals are still considered to be a novelty.
According to the study*, 20% of have already used for at least one trip and 42% have thought about it.
While Brits are most likely to use short-term rentals for business travel (24%), Germans are still to catch up - 48% have never considered it.
- 98% of travellers who have already stayed in this type of
- 88% think renting an apartment makes their stay more enjoyable
- 90% say it's good for bleisure, enabling them to
Short-term rentals are often presented as an economical solution first and foremost, but they have other benefits for business travellers, the most popular being peacefulness and privacy (50%), comfort (46%), and price (44%).
What travellers want
The number one companion for business travellers, . A fully equipped kitchen, an element that differentiates apartment rentals, came in fourth place with 45%. 65% of travellers want to find parking, 44% daily cleaning and 43% a stocked refrigerator.
A hosting solution for all
When business travellers were asked who would find this type of accommodation most convenient, the top answer was ‘a solo traveller’ (37%). 28% thought renting an apartment was most suitable for lodging a group of colleagues and 19% thought it was best for business travellers accompanied by their family.