Travel outlook: Labor Day 2023 demand

Labor Day is the perfect holiday to plan last-minute vacations before the summer ends - an opportune time for hoteliers to capture these last-minute bookings

Aug 28, 2023

Demand for Labor Day is showing a similar trend year over year, according to data from Koddi. In 2022, interest in Labor Day travel dates started in mid-June. In comparison, 2023 experienced an earlier onset of interest at the beginning of June. At the start of August, there was an uptick in demand for 2022 that was not observed in 2023.

Key takeaways

  • Many locations with high demand in 2023 are experiencing a YoY increase. New York, Chicago, and Honolulu, however, are showing a decrease in demand YoY. Meanwhile, Tennessee, San Antonio, Seattle, and Grapevine are experiencing a remarkable uplift of +100% YoY;
  • Additionally, Koddi data is showing a boost in desktop demand (+2.4%). Despite a slight decrease in mobile demand (-3.9%), users are more inclined to book last-minute trips on mobile;
  • As summer ends and the school year begins, demand trends downward, with an uptick for Christmas and New Year’s Eve.

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