Slippery slope: Economic recovery will boost demand, while climate change strains operations
The Ski & Snowboard Resorts 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.
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Let it snow
Demand for the Ski and Snowboard Resorts industry remained slow in 2011, so companies will continue to engage in fierce price competition in order to bring in visitors, which will lower profit margins for ski resorts. But in the following years, resorts will increasingly package their services in ways that are unique and where premium prices can be charged. In addition, as ski equipment becomes cheaper and more advanced, more consumers will opt to take up the sport... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter
The Ski and Snowboard Resorts industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. Industry value added, which measures this industry's contribution to the economy, is forecast to increase at an annualized rate of 0.6% in the 10 years to 2018. Over the same period, gross domestic product (GDP) is anticipated to grow on average 2.1% per year. This growth disparity suggests that ski and snowboard resorts' importance is slowly falling, which typically indicates a declining industry. However, the decline is mostly due to the recession and a fifteen-year low in rainfall in 2012. The industry exhibits all other characteristics of a mature industry... purchase to read more
What is the Ski & Snowboard Resorts Industry?
This industry comprises establishments engaged in operating downhill, cross-country or similar skiing areas, or operating equipment, such as ski lifts and tows. These establishments often provide food and beverage services, equipment rental services and ski instruction services. Four-season resorts without accommodations are also included in this industry, but companies that own and do not operate ski resorts are excluded from the industry.
Skiing facilitiesFood and beveragesSki schoolsEquipment rentalMerchandise
Operating alpine skiing facilities without accommodations Operating cross-country skiing facilities without accommodations Operating downhill skiing facilities without accommodations Operating four-season ski resorts without accommodations Ski lift and tow operation Operating ski resorts without accommodations Operating cross-country skiing facilities without accommodations Operating downhill skiing facilities without accommodations