Global Hotels & Resorts: Market Research Report

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Global Hotels & Resorts Market Research Report | Nov 2015

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 offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at an international level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Hilton Worldwide Hilton Worldwide market share
Marriott International Marriott International market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Global Hotels and Resorts industry experienced strong growth over the past five years. As a result of a steady rise in global travel rates, international tourism boomed over the period, as the number of global tourist arrivals increased. Moreover, the infusion of tourist dollars has benefited hotels and resorts, as room rates have also increased, causing industry revenue to also grow. Over the next five years, the industry is expected to continue its upward climb. This is because consumers will have more funds available for discretionary purchases due to consistent growth in per capita disposable income, which is expected to increase and boost industry revenue... read more

Industry SWOT Analysis

The Global Hotels and Resorts industry is in the growth phase of its life cycle. The decline in revenue during 2009 can be directly attributed to the global economic recession as well as the industry's heavy dependence on tourism and disposable income levels. However, over the long term, the industry has exhibited consistent growth. Over the 10 years to 2020, industry value added, which measures an industry's contribution to GDP, is expected to grow at an annual rate of 5.0% per year, compared to GDP growth of 3.4% over the same period. This is supported by the expected growth in the international tourism and travel market... 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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