There are countless reasons people travel abroad: sightseeing, adventure seeking, maybe learning a new language. And in our (fortunately) food- and restaurant-obsessed culture, seeking out memorable dining experiences is a huge motivator to jump across the pond. What better way to experience a new culture?
Today, OpenTable announced that we’ve made access to global dining experiences easier than ever for consumers. We launched new functionality enabling diners to search, discover, and make reservations at restaurants across the world on web and mobile — all in their local language. That means our 38,000 restaurants — in Berlin, Dublin, London, Mexico City, Montreal, and Sydney, to name a few — are all now bookable in English, Spanish, French, German, and Japanese.
Will Fly for Food
We surveyed 12,000 OpenTable diners (across seven different countries) about their travel habits and learned that they dine out frequently and spend more at restaurants while they are traveling internationally. Here are a few eye-opening stats*: [Read more…]