Hotels in China: Market Research Report

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Hotels Market Research Report | Sep 2015

IBISWorld’s Hotels market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Annual Growth 15-20
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In the five years through 2015, the Hotel industry in China has been growing 8.8% on average to an estimated $53.2 billion. However, growth has been slowing over the period. A particularly bright year for the industry was 2010, due to the Shanghai Expo and the Guangzhou Asian Games, which resulted in a surge in foreign tourists entering the county. In 2012 and 2013, the number of international tourists declined by 2.2% and 2.7%, respectively, curbing industry revenue growth.

Foreign enterprises, which have a significant impact on the industry's development, have introduced brand and chain management concepts and high service standards to China. They have strong and dominant positions in the high-end market, but have recently started moving into the lower-star rated segments.... purchase to read more

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The barriers to enter this industry are generally moderate, but there are quite large variations for different players. Foreign players were previously restricted to 50% ownership of a hotel, but market deregulation after China's entry to the World Trade Organization lowered the entry barrier for them. Partnerships, mergers and acquisitions are also more common now that the procedures have been simplified and there are fewer restrictions.

Companies willing to enter the Hotel industry in China must comply with government standards for star rating hotels and all other industry regulations... purchase to read more


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What is the Hotels Industry?

Hotels in China provide accommodation services at the required state standards and quality. Hotels and resorts are licensed to provide accommodation on a room or suite basis. Bathrooms and other facilities are present in most guest rooms.

Industry Products
Accommodation and related services at five-star hotelsAccommodation and related services at four-star hotelsAccommodation and related services at three-star hotelsAccommodation and related services at two-star hotelsAccommodation and related services at one-star hotels
Industry Activities
Operating hotels Operating resorts Operating conference centers with accommodation Operating training centers with accommodation

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