Every second office workers took advantage of the working time ‘between the years’ holiday research in Internet London/Berlin, January 6, 2009 all alone let Office workers in Europe at the end of the year. Who wasn’t on vacation between the 24th and 31st December and spent those days in the Office, took the holiday feeling on the computer. As a recent survey of the hotel booking portal revealed among users from all over Europe, about two-thirds of office workers let the old year leisurely with private Internet searches for holidays or shopping, as well as with private E-Mail correspondence at the end of. The need after a holiday far away from the family ties seems to be particularly high after the tranquil holidays. Whether as a result of the familiar Christmas celebrations or pure anticipation for the next trip, almost every second respondent office workers (47 per cent) stated that during the time between the years”to deal with the planning or booking the next holiday. 71 percent of respondents spent on working days between December 24 and 31 to surf every day at least two hours at the workplace for private purposes on the Internet.
Eleven percent said even more than to have used half of the working hours for private purposes. Women differed from this pflichtbewusster as something. By female employees 60% reported to have used the Internet between Christmas and new year’s Eve not only professionally, even 68 percent for men. In addition to planning and booking the next time out, took 73 percent time, to spend the Christmas gifts of money when shopping online. Private E-Mail correspondence with family and friends (67 percent), as well as online-banking (52 percent) were also popular online activities.
Because we have found that between the years of the request is particularly high after a trip, we offer to the end of the year and start”many great deals on, so Mirko Behnert, head of strategy Hotels.com. Who is now the dream vacation wants to secure, can a cheap bargain make”, continue as a contributor. About Hotels.com, Hotels.com is the world’s most visited website of the hotel and the global hotel specialist. The global hotel portfolio comprises 80,000 quality hotels. A customer finds the same booking at another provider competitive rates, Hotels.com will refund the difference in price. In addition, Hotels.com has one of the largest independent hotel teams in the industry to deliver an objective description of the hotels bookable on Hotels.com. Travelers can book online at or via the telephone hotline 0180 500 93 42 (14 cents per minute) when one of the German-speaking call center employees. Yvonne Bonanati Press Office Hotels.com D/A/CH public link GmbH Albrecht str. 22 d-10117 Berlin Tel.: + 49 (0) 30 44 31 88 25 E-Mail: Cordy Griffiths PR Manager Hotels.com Tel.: + 44 207 019 22 68 E-Mail: