London, Olympics are pulling up the hotel rates
Three months before the Olympics, the prices of hotel rooms in London are rising dramatically.
According to an analysis done by Hotels.com hotel in the capital’s market , where the Games will be held from July 27 to August 12, the average tariff would be increased by 97 percent over last year, reaching during the Olympic days, 255 euros per room per night.
"The interest is high for the Olympics in Italy - says in a note Hotels.com - Between January and March, the search of hotels in London have increased by 123 percent compared to the first three months of 2011."
By comparing the searches of hotels in London, carried out between January and March 2012 over the same period last year - Hotels.com notes - was found an average increase, worldwide, 86 percent, with peaks of 300 percent in searches by the Chinese.
In outlying areas of London, however, the rooms would be at more affordable prices. Suburbs such as Crawley, Stevenage and Dunstable, connected with trains to the city center.
According to Hotels.com, although reservations were growing.
Source TTG Italy