Global Hotels & Resorts: Market Research Report

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Global Hotels & Resorts Market Research Report | Dec 2014

The global economy presents its own set of opportunities and threats for businesses in a range of industries. IBISWorld’s Global Hotels & Resorts global market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies globally and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Hilton Worldwide Hilton Worldwide market share
Marriott International Marriott International market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment ('000)
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Global Hotels and Resorts industry has undergone a sustained recovery since the recent global economic downturn. Travel spending has picked up quickly and the number of global tourist arrivals has grown. As a result of increased demand for hotel and resort accommodations, room rates have increased, driving industry revenue growth. In the five years to 2019, the industry is expected to continue to excel, as the global economy continues to improve. Consumers will have more funds available for discretionary purchases due to consistent growth in per capita disposable income, and the industry's shift towards emerging economies will continue, as hotel operators take advantage of improved tourism infrastructure in those regions... read more

Starting a New Business

Economies of scale relate to ways that hotel chains can reduce marginal costs through the development and ownership of a greater number of hotels. There are a several major companies in this industry that operate on a global level and that are able to minimize marginal costs for management, advertising and brand-building to increase market share. This provides financial advantages for large existing companies, making it more difficult for new hotels to enter the industry and establish a major presence.


Before they can establish brand loyalty, new entrants must: set up operations by purchasing, developing or renting suitable premises from which to run the business; hire and train staff; and organize licenses... read more


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What is the Global Hotels & Resorts Industry?

Operators in this industry include hotel and resort accommodations with private or shared facilities, and with or without meal services and restaurants attached. This includes both chain and franchised operators. However, it excludes all other forms of accommodation such as motels, caravan parks and camping grounds, youth and backpacker hotels, and bed and breakfast establishments

Industry Products
High-end hotel accommodationMedium-end hotel accommodationLow-end hotel accommodationResort accommodation
Industry Activities
Operating hotels with private facilitiesOperating holiday resorts

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