In good company: The industry is likely to benefit from increased internet penetration rates

The Bed and Breakfast and Hostel Accommodations industry has benefited over the five years to 2018 from a growing economy. Driven by an increase in travel rates and spending during the five-year period, which has positively affected all travel industries, demand for bed and breakfast and hostel accommodation has risen steadily. With the rise of websites like Airbnb that let people rent out their lodging, small businesses that specialize in providing less costly or more personalized alternatives to hotels have contended with increasing competition. Airbnb now has more than 2.0 million accommodation listings around the world. This rapid growth has constrained industry growth over the past five years...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Trips by both domestic and foreign tourists have grown over the past five years as the economy has improved
  • There is still a large and growing component of international visitors
  • The hostel component of this industry is expected to continue its expansion, particularly into large cities
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Bed and breakfastsThe bed and breakfast (B&B) segment covers various types of establishments and makes 61.3% of industry revenue in 2018. Homestay, farm stay or host homes, where guests share rooms and facilities with owners, are included within this segment. There are also home B&Bs, which provide a secondary source of revenue to the owner's primary income and can be homes with four of five rooms converted to provide B&B services to guests. B&B inns or hotels are usually established as businesses to provide primary financial support for owner/operators. Breakfast is the only meal served to guests and the majority of establishments can provide accommodations for between two and 30 guests. These establishments are often used for small weddings or business meetings...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Bed & Breakfast & Hostel Accommodations Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Bed & Breakfast & Hostel Accommodations Industry are

  • Market research and understanding
  • Development of a symbiotic relationship with another industry
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  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Consumer spending and Domestic trips by US residents in the Bed & Breakfast & Hostel Accommodations industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Bed & Breakfast & Hostel Accommodations Industry?

    This industry comprises establishments that are primarily engaged in providing short-term lodging. Excluded from this industry are hotels, motels and casino hotels.

    Industry Products
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Youth and backpacker hostels
  • Meals and other food items served for immediate consumption
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Industry Activities
  • Operating bed and breakfast inns
  • Cabins, housekeeping
  • Cottages, housekeeping
  • Operating guest houses
  • Operating hostels
  • Operating tourist homes
  • Operating youth hostels
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Consumer spending
  • Domestic trips by US residents
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • Inbound trips by non-US residents

  • Current Performance
  • Technology helps and hinders the industry
  • Traveler profiles
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Trends promoting growth
  • Headwinds slow revenue growth
  • Players, people and profit
  • Table: Bed & Breakfast & Hostel Accommodations Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Bed & Breakfast & Hostel Accommodations Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Beef & Pork Wholesaling
  • Beer Wholesaling
  • Caterers
  • Egg & Poultry Wholesaling
  • Fish & Seafood Wholesaling
  • Travel Agencies
  • Wine & Spirits Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Youth and backpacker hostels
  • Meals and other food items served for immediate consumption
  • Other
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Chart: Bed & Breakfast & Hostel Accommodations Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Domestic travel
  • International tourism
  • Traveler profiles

  • Major Markets
  • Vacation travelers
  • Family travelers
  • Business travelers
  • Other (including meetings)
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Bed & Breakfast & Hostel Accommodations Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesRent and utilitiesDepreciationOther expenses
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Bed & Breakfast & Hostel Accommodations

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Bed & Breakfast & Hostel Accommodations Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Bed & Breakfast & Hostel Accommodations Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Bed & Breakfast & Hostel Accommodations Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Domestic Trips (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Backpacker Hostel
  • A low-cost accommodation with shared facilities for guests.
  • Bed And Breakfast (B&B)
  • An establishment offering bed and breakfast services, usually on a small scale and within a unique environment.
  • Hostel
  • An establishment, including backpacker and youth hostels, with dorms and some single rooms.
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