- More than half of the travelers that used the platform are from their own country
- Holidays season added the largest amount of accommodation
Colombian newspaper La República reported that more than 1.6 million people used the Airbnb platform in Colombia in 2019. More than half of these travelers were Colombians. Foreigners who booked lodging through the app came mainly from the United States, Mexico, Canada, France and Germany.
“The number of travelers who visited Colombia using the platform shows the importance of the destination to the region, and the bookings peak on weekends also prove the interest of locals to travel within the country through Airbnb.”Leo Tristão, Airbnb general manager for South America
Reserve peaks were during holidays, with 66,239 users, followed by Semana Santa (47,689) and Puente Reyes (46,517). Other peak moments occurred in the festive recess of Día de la Raza, from 12 to 14 October, with 43,542 passenger arrivals, and in the festive recess of mid-August or the Asunción de la Virgen (42,835 records).