Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Electronic, Mechanical, Information and Management Society

Online Review Impacts on Hotel Online Booking Decision

Authors
Yingxiao Yu, Xueyan Guo, Ying Zhang, Huanyu Zhao
Corresponding Author
Yingxiao Yu
Available Online April 2016.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/emim-16.2016.279How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Online review; Hotel online booking decision; Regression analysis; Significance test
Abstract
With the development of the economy and the maturity of the network market, more and more people book hotels and tickets online. When the customer book hotels online, online reviews play an important role in consumer booking decision. Despite researcher's attempts on examining different aspects of online reviews, its impact on hotel sales remains largely unknown in the existing literature. Objective : In this paper, we give one method to investigate the impact of online reviews on consumer's hotel online booking decision. Method : Utilizing data collected from the sojump website in China, linear regression analysis is used to find out which aspects of online reviews have impacts on the consumer's hotel online booking decision. Result : Our results indicate a significant relationship between online reviews and consumer hotel online booking decision. Six factors of online reviews influencing consumers in hotel online booking were found. Conclusion : In this paper, we have successfully indicated that the linear regression model analysis can be used to investigate the relationship between online reviews and hotel online booking decision.
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Proceedings
6th International Conference on Electronic, Mechanical, Information and Management Society
Part of series
Advances in Computer Science Research
Publication Date
April 2016
ISBN
978-94-6252-176-6
ISSN
2352-538X
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/emim-16.2016.279How to use a DOI?
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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