European short-stay accommodation bookings continue double-digit growth

The number of guest nights spent in short-stay accommodation in Europe booked via one of four leading platforms grew by nearly 14% last year

Apr 12, 2024

There was a total of 678.6 million guest nights in short-stay accommodation in 2023 booked via Airbnb, Expedia, Tripadvisor and according to new European Commission data.

Key takeaways

  • Data shows this is the third year of double-digit growth in the sector, which continues its recovery after Covid-19 lockdowns;
  • The number of guest nights booked on the four platforms had grown by 33.9% in 2021 vs 2020 and by 63.9% in 2022 against 2021;
  • The EC’s Eurostat service, which has a data sharing agreement with the four major online booking platforms, reported a 22.7% growth in Q4 2023 against Q4 2022.

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