From log cabins, lighthouses and helicopters - the best hotel alternatives for a memorable winter getaway

With international travel once again thrown into doubt due to Covid, we decided to look at the cost of an alternative staycation in some of the nation’s most unusual accommodation. It's that time of year again when lots of people start thinking about taking a ...Read more

Team Hoo
1st December 2021
22nd November 2021

Flying home for Christmas? This is when flight costs will start to spiral

Our latest research has revealed that the cost faced by those flying home for Christmas will soon start to spiral by as much as 184% as a re...Read more
Team Hoo
22nd November 2021
15th November 2021

These are the most affordable weeks for a trip to the North Pole

Our latest research has revealed the best time between now and Christmas to take a trip to the North Pole to see Father Christmas. Like it o...Read more
Team Hoo
15th November 2021
8th November 2021

Three quarters of us don’t consider our carbon emissions when booking a holiday

The UN Climate Change Conference has helped shine a light on how we can do our part to build a greener, more sustainable future. But our lat...Read more
Team Hoo
8th November 2021
2nd November 2021

12 of the world’s best Christmas markets that are cheaper to visit than London's Winter Wonderland

Our latest research has revealed that the average cost of visiting one of the world’s most festive Christmas markets comes in at just £95 pe...Read more
Team Hoo
2nd November 2021
31st October 2021

A haunted Halloween hotel stay will cost you 97% more than the average hotel

Our latest research has found that the cost of staying in one of the UK’s most haunted hotels this Halloween will set you back 97% more per ...Read more
Team Hoo
31st October 2021
25th October 2021

Foreign holiday intent hits a high as hotel bookings peak pre-pandemic levels

The latest Intent to Travel Index has found that the number of UK holidaymakers intending to book a foreign holiday is at its highest since ...Read more
Team Hoo
25th October 2021
13th October 2021

COVID travel protocol change fails to tempt a return to foreign travel

Our latest research has found that despite plans to scrap both the traffic light system and COVID testing requirements, the majority of UK h...Read more
Team Hoo
13th October 2021
11th October 2021

These are the months to book the best value foreign holidays

Our latest research reveals which months of the year are best when booking a hotel depending on where in the world you’re looking to travel....Read more
Team Hoo
11th October 2021
6th October 2021

Beaches, ski slopes, and caves: the surprising things you can do during a London staycation

Our latest research highlights the many surprising activities that people normally reserve for foreign holidays but can actually be enjoyed ...Read more
Team Hoo
6th October 2021
4th October 2021

Foreign holiday costs down -4.2% - but these destinations will cost you a lot more

Our latest research reveals how the price of foreign holidays has changed since UK travel restrictions have started to ease, finding that so...Read more
Team Hoo
4th October 2021
1st October 2021

London’s main tourist attraction hotel prices 69% more than the London average

Our latest research has revealed the differing cost of staying next to some of London’s most famous landmarks.  While it might not be your ...Read more
Team Hoo
1st October 2021
28th September 2021

Pivotal months ahead for London’s revival as tourism top dog

Our latest research has revealed that while coastal staycations have been in high demand during the summer months, the capital is poised to ...Read more
Team Hoo
28th September 2021
23rd September 2021

Here’s how to save over £200 on a bank holiday trip to the seaside this weekend

With the August bank holiday fast approaching and widespread travel restrictions deterring us from travelling abroad, many will be heading t...Read more
Team Hoo
23rd September 2021
16th August 2021

Holidaymakers no longer find value in hotel entertainment

UK holidaymakers have fallen out of love with the traditional hotel favourites such as magic shows and bingo with the majority no longer bot...Read more
Team Hoo
16th August 2021
9th August 2021

Devon vs Cornwall: sorry Cornwall, Devon is the best staycation destination!

The latest research from hoo has settled the old age debate of which is better, Devon vs Cornwall! Undoubtedly two of the most beautiful pa...Read more
Team Hoo
9th August 2021
2nd August 2021

Holidaymakers prefer pools to a dip in the ocean

Our latest research has found that while the beach is a firm favourite for UK holidaymakers, we would actually prefer access to a pool over ...Read more
Team Hoo
2nd August 2021
26th July 2021

Britain’s hotels are bursting as staycation availability falls even further

Our latest research has found that holiday accommodation availability across the UK’s most popular hotspots has fallen even further ahead of...Read more
Team Hoo
26th July 2021
21st July 2021

Quarantine-free holidays for double jab holidaymakers fail to boost intent to travel

Our latest research has found that promises of quarantine-free travel for those who have received both their COVID-19 vaccinations has faile...Read more
Team Hoo
21st July 2021
19th July 2021

Staycation-safety traffic light system shows which destinations are the safest this summer

We've created our own COVID-19 traffic light system for our most popular staycation destinations to give holidaymakers confidence when choos...Read more
Team Hoo
19th July 2021
19th July 2021

UK ranks top 10 globally for best beaches - but it could be a squeeze this summer

Our latest research has revealed that the UK ranks within the top 10 for the greatest abundance of Blue Flag beaches. However, with a summer...Read more
Team Hoo
19th July 2021
5th July 2021

Britain’s Benidorm, Monte Carlo and Amalfi offering a far more affordable summer of fun

Our latest research highlights which British seaside resorts can most accurately replace your European summer holiday location this year, an...Read more
Team Hoo
5th July 2021