December 15th, 2015

Basketball Casts a Spotlight on Cleveland as a Travel Destination

DALLAS, June 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The city of Cleveland has been placed on the international stage as a result of its hometown team's playoff run and travelers are taking more interest in Ohio's second largest city according to Hotels.com®. Searches for Cleveland hotels have increased by nearly 40 percent in the U.S. and globally this year compared to 2014 (January 1 through June 14).

According to Sports Travel Insights from Hotels.com, searches for Cleveland hotels checking in between June 9 and 11 - coinciding with Cleveland's first two home games of the series

According to Sports Travel Insights from Hotels.com, searches for Cleveland hotels checking in between June 9 and 11 – coinciding with Cleveland's first two home games of the series – soared 481 percent after the finals schedule was announced on May 28. Since then, searches for hotel stays during Cleveland's final home game of the playoffs on June 16 have increased 90 percent.

"Cleveland has been long-known as the home of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but it's now getting recognized for its growing culinary scene and revitalized downtown, which is epitomized by pedestrian-friendly East Fourth Street," said Taylor L. Cole, APR, Hotels.com travel expert. "With the finals setting TV viewership records and spotlighting the city in front of millions of people, travelers have even more reasons to visit C-Town."

With the national spotlight on Cleveland, Hotels.com is releasing a special coupon for travel to Cleveland through the end of July. Travelers who book by June 19, 2015 will receive $20 off a $200 stay with code CLEVELAND20 or $30 off a $300 stay with code CLEVELAND30*.

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*Coupons subject to Hotels.com terms and conditions

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