Sleeping sound: The industry will continue to grow as more consumers opt for unique lodging

Over the past five years, the Boutique Hotels industry has experienced steady growth as various consumer trends supported demand for industry services. The consumer confidence and spending have both experienced steady increases over the period, for instance, helping the amount both domestic and international travel to increase. Another consumer trend has been the gravitation toward unique lodging and experiences, which establishments in the Boutique Hotels industry offer. Over the five years to 2022, the industry will continue experiencing this robust growth as both domestic and non-US resident trips are forecast to continue to increase, as well as consumer spending, despite the volatility of the consumer confidence index...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Travelers have grown increasingly wary of staying in cookie-cutter hotels geared toward a mass audience
  • Boutique hotels attract their highest-revenue customers during times of peak business
  • Travel spending is projected to increase over the next five years due to higher demand
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The capital intensity of this industry is determined by the ratio of capital to labor costs, with wages and depreciation used as proxies. Operators in the Boutique Hotels spend an estimated $0.36 on the use and replacement of buildings and equipment for every $1.00 they spend on wages and associated labor costs. Therefore, this industry is deemed to have a medium-to-high level of labor intensity. The industry is labor-intensive due to the need to meet clients' and guests' needs in such areas as bookings and reservations, room service, restaurants, general queries and in-room cleaning services.Normally, capital costs are lower for boutique hotels than traditional luxury hotel operators. Bou...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Boutique Hotels Industry

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

  • Having an experienced work force
  • Carrying out all necessary maintenance to keep facilities in good condition
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Domestic trips by US residents and Inbound trips by non-US residents in the Boutique Hotels industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Boutique Hotels Industry?

    This industry includes intimate, luxurious and upscale hotel environments that feature unique architecture and design. They are also known as lifestyle hotels, villas and wellness hotels. The establishments in this industry may offer food and beverage services, as well as having restaurants, spas and salons on the premises. This industry does not include chain hotels, though it does include boutique brands owned by larger hotel groups.

    Industry Products
  • Lodging
  • Spa and wellness services
  • Food and beverages
  • Industry Activities
  • Operating boutique hotels
  • Operating restaurants
  • Operating spas and salons
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Domestic trips by US residents
  • Inbound trips by non-US residents
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • Consumer spending
  • Households earning more than $100,000

  • Current Performance
  • The boutique experience and technology
  • The business case
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Trends promoting growth
  • Players, people and profit
  • Table: Boutique Hotels Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Domestic Airlines
  • Travel Agencies
  • Tour Operators
  • Public Administration
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer & Packaged Software Wholesaling
  • Cosmetic & Beauty Products Manufacturing
  • Fruit & Vegetable Wholesaling
  • Soap & Cleaning Compound Manufacturing
  • TV & Appliance Wholesaling
  • Wine & Spirits Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Lodging
  • Food and beverages
  • Spa and wellness services
  • Chart: Boutique Hotels Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Domestic leisure travelers
  • Business travelers
  • International leisure travelers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Boutique Hotels Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Boutique Hotels

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Boutique Hotels Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Marriott International, InterContinental Hotels Group PLC, Two Roads Hospitality,
  • Table: Marriott International - financial performance
  • Table: InterContinental Hotels Group PLC - financial performance
  • Table: Two Roads Hospitality - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Boutique Hotels 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 Boutique Hotels Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Domestic Trips (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Boutique Hotel
  • Intimate, usually luxurious or quirky and upscale hotel environments for a very particular clientele.
  • Computer Reservation Systems (Crs)
  • Computerized systems used to store and retrieve information and conduct transactions related to travel.
  • Global Distribution Systems (Gds)
  • A worldwide computerized reservation network used as a single point of access for reserving airline seats, hotel rooms, rental cars, and other travel related items.
  • Revenue Per Available Room (Revpar)
  • A measurement that is calculated by multiplying a hotel's average daily room rate by its occupancy rate.
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