Pokemon Go Players Are Now Changing Their Holiday Plans To Catch ‘Em All
Brits are choosing where they go on holiday, based on which destinations they can catch the rarest Pokémon in the world on the latest app Pokémon Go. Read the full story at MTV.co.uk.
Ok, the world has definitely gone Poké-mad.
Young Brits are apparently now even choosing where they go on holiday based on where they can catch the rarest Pokémon.
Yep, 85% of those asked plan to play the game on their summer holiday and over half of them have said that their next holiday must be a Pokéstop hotspot.
Apparently they'll be spending a pretty hefty four hours a day walking around and covering around 4 kilometres a day trying to fill up their Pokédex.
People actually believe that they'll spend more time exploring new cities and learning more about their chosen destination this way and if it gets you out and about and exploring somewhere new and learning a bit of the local culture, then so be it.
There seems to be one main advantage to changing our travel choices to catch 'em all. Simon Matthews, official Gym Leader at Hotels.com, who carried out the survey, explains: "It is making us more spontaneous and opening our minds to new adventures, in new destinations."
Some of those asked in the survey wouldn’t even rule out travelling as far and wide as the Australian outback, the Arctic Circle, Mount Everest, the North Pole, the Outer Hebrides, and even North Korea.
So, which hotels are the best Pokétels? New York, London, Tokyo, LA, Las Vegas and Sydney are apparently the top locations that you'd probably spot a Pikachu. Even hotel searches for Sokcho in Korea are up 95%, as the city has a high concentration of Pokéstops.
On a side note, Pokemon bar crawls are also now officially a thing.
The world has officially gone mad, and we love it.