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Hotels in China: Market Research Report

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Hotels Market Research Report | May 2016

IBISWorld’s Hotels market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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In the five years through 2016, the Hotel industry in China has been growing 8.0% on average to an estimated $58.6 billion. However, growth has been slowing over the period. A particularly bright year for the industry was 2010, due to the Shanghai Expo and the Guangzhou Asian Games, which resulted in a surge in foreign tourists entering the county. After three years of decline from 2012 to 2014, the number of international tourists increased by 3.5% in 2015.

Foreign enterprises, which have a significant impact on the industry's development, have introduced brand and chain management concepts and high service standards to China. They have strong and dominant positions in the high-end market, but have recently started moving into the lower-star rated segments.... purchase to read more

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The industry concentration level is very low, with the top four players – Shangri-la Hotels and Resorts, Shanghai Jinjiang International Hotels Development, InterContinental Hotels Group, Guangdong (International) Hotel Management Holdings – accounting for a combined market share of 4.7% in 2016. There are numerous players in this market, and all of them have very small market shares. The market is very dynamic, and market shares change every year, as the pace of investment in new capacity differs for most of the players.

Overall, there is a trend toward consolidation among hotel management enterprises and toward a rise in scale. Industry concentration levels will gradually increase as a result; however, in the long-term, concentration will remain relatively low... purchase to read more


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What is the Hotels Industry?

Hotels in China provide accommodation services at the required state standards and quality. Hotels and resorts are licensed to provide accommodation on a room or suite basis. Bathrooms and other facilities are present in most guest rooms.

Industry Products
Accommodation and related services at five-star hotelsAccommodation and related services at four-star hotelsAccommodation and related services at three-star hotelsAccommodation and related services at two-star hotelsAccommodation and related services at one-star hotels
Industry Activities
Operating hotels Operating resorts Operating conference centers with accommodation Operating training centers with accommodation

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