IBISWorld’s Motels 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 and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.


Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
Employment ('000)

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • This industry continues to face increased competition pressures from tourism hotels and other accommodation services in China

  • Industry revenue is expected to decline since 2013
  • Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Industry revenue for the Motel industry in China is expected to decrease 3.5% in 2017 to $20.2 billion. Over the past five years, revenue has been falling 1.6% annually. There are about 68,650 motel establishments in China employing about 2 million people with an estimated payroll of $3.9 billion in China.

    Currently, this industry accounts for about 33% of China's accommodation sector. Half of the sector's revenue is generated by hotels (IBISWorld industry report 6610), which provide higher quality services and surroundings than motels. The ongoing establishment of hotel chains and family hotels has intensified competition and reduced the size of China's Motel industry. Rising labor costs and rent fees have also increased pressure on motel operators...

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    The competition for locations in the industry is intense. Locations that are exposed to high levels of traffic are relatively rare in the market, as most good locations are already occupied by existing participants.

    External competition

    Both budget hotels and family-operated hotels have developed rapidly in China in recent years. These hotels generally provide better accommodation conditions than motels at a reasonable price level. As a result, new players compete with these hotels in addition to the existing motels in the market.

    Government regulations

    Currently, visitors are concerned with not only pricing, but also the condition of the motel and service quality. In ..

    Additional Insights for the Motels Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Motels Industry are

  • Having a clear market position
  • Effective promotion
  • Attractive presentation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Developed - Tourism and Per Capita Disposable Income in the Motels industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Motels Industry?

    The Motel industry in China provides low-priced accommodation. In China, hotels without star ratings are called motels.

    Industry Products
    Accommodation services
    Catering services
    Industry Activities
    Motel accommodation services
    Motel catering services
    Motel products retailing

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Developed - Tourism
  • Per Capita Disposable Income
  • Gross Government Fixed Investment - Structures - Federal
  • Leisure and Recreational Activity Levels - Leisure Time Availability

  • Current Performance
  • Establishments and enterprises
  • Employment and wages
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Motels Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Motels Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Travel Agencies
  • Households

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Beer Production
  • Soda Production
  • Wood Furniture Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Accommodation services
  • Catering services
  • Commodities
  • Chart: Motels Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Increases in per capita income
  • China's tourism sector
  • Improving infrastructure
  • Increased leisure time
  • The emergence of low-cost airlines

  • Major Markets
  • Domestic rural travelers
  • Domestic urban travelers
  • Inbound foreign travelers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Motels Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Other costs
  • Wages
  • Utilities
  • Rent
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Motels

  • Basis of Competition
  • Price
  • Environment
  • Location
  • Services
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Motels Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this Industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Motels Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Motels Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total Assets (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Budget Hotels
  • More expensive than motels with better surroundings and facilities. They are the major competitor to the Motel industry.
  • Family-Operated Hotels
  • Usually located in rural areas, they offer low prices and food services. They are often used for short breaks on weekends.
  • Tourism Hotels
  • Hotels and resorts with a star rating. They provide accommodation as a room or suite with a bath or shower and other facilities.
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