Hotels in China: Market Research Report

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Hotels Market Research Report | Feb 2014

The Hotels market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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In the five years through 2014, the Hotel industry in China has been growing 9.3% on average to an estimated $47.7 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 is estimated to decline by 2.7% and 1.8%4, respectively, curbing industry revenue growth.

Foreign enterprises have a significant impact on the industry's development, and have introduced brand and chain management concepts and high service standards to China.... purchase to read more

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The industry concentration level is very low, with the top four players – Shangri-la Hotels and Resorts, Shanghai Jinjiang International Hotels Development, InterContinental Hotels Group, Guangdong (International) Hotel Management Holdings – accounting for a combined market share of 4.3% in 2014. There are numerous players in this market, and all of them have very small market shares. The market is very dynamic, and market shares change every year, as the pace of investment in new capacity differs for most of the players.

Overall, there is a trend toward consolidation among hotel management enterprises and toward a rise in scale. Industry concentration levels will gradually increase as a result; however, in the long-term, concentration will remain relatively low... 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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