Americans demand vacation from the holidays!

Published on : Thursday, December 3, 2015

holidayThe hectic holiday season can unhinge even those with holiday spirit to spare, which is why 56 percent of Americans admit that they need a vacation from the holidays, according to a new survey commissioned by, a leader in online and mobile travel and part of The Priceline Group. It was that insight that led to launch a new holiday promotion called Express Deals UnwrappedSM, which “unwraps” the names of deeply discounted Express Deal hotels on the app. After all, escaping to a tropical vacation or enjoying a room at a five-star hotel tops this season’s holiday list.



From November 30, 2015 until January 3, 2016, customers who are signed in on’s iOS and Android mobile apps will receive a limited number of credits to “unwrap” hidden Express Deal hotels, revealing the hotel’s name before booking. Customers will find participating hotels offering deals of up to 60 percent off of published rates.



“Our customer data shows that mobile bookings typically spike around Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve as travelers visit friends and family and gift new mobile devices,” said John Caine, Chief Product Officer at “With Express Deals Unwrapped, we’ve joined with our hotel partners to offer on-the-go, mobile customers savings of up to 60 percent during the busiest time of the year.”



Express Deals Unwrapped will come in handy for the more than half of Americans who would rather stay at a hotel than with friends or family this holiday season.’s Holiday Survey also revealed the following about American’s sentiments this season:




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