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Holiday Accommodation in the UK: Market Research Report

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Holiday Accommodation Market Research Report | SIC I55.200 | Nov 2016

Place in the sun: The industry has recorded relatively strong revenue growth over the past five years

The Holiday Accommodation market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Center Parcs Center Parcs market share
Parkdean Resorts Ltd Parkdean Resorts Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Operators in the Holiday Accommodation industry provide accommodation for domestic and international holidaymakers in the form of cottages, lodges and self-catered apartments, and operate hostels, guesthouses and holiday centres and villages. The industry's performance has benefited from favourable conditions over the past five years, and has broadly followed trends in inbound and outbound tourism and fluctuations in weather conditions.

Although the economy has recovered over the past five years, the staycation trend that emerged during the downturn has remained robust, benefiting operators. Furthermore, a relatively weak pound during the early part of the period made British excursions more attractive to foreign tourists... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

Market share concentration in the industry is low. The four largest firms are estimated to account for 31.9% of total revenue in 2016-17. The industry is highly fragmented. However, industry concentration increased slightly in the current year as a result of the merger between Parkdean and Park Resorts. Nevertheless, the majority of guesthouses and self-catered cottages and apartments are family owned and operated. Approximately 86.9% of industry establishments have 10 or fewer employees. This reflects the large number of small guesthouses with a small number of employees and the many holiday homes, which are owned by families who do not employ any staff directly. The largest player in the industry is holiday village operator Center Parcs, with an estimated market share of 14.9% i.. purchase to read more


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What is the Holiday Accommodation Industry?

Businesses in this industry provide accommodation for short-stay visitors in lodging houses, hostels, rental cottages and holiday centres or villages. Very minimal complementary services are provided. The industry does not include serviced apartments or the provision of accommodation for more permanent use. It also excludes campgrounds and caravan parks.

Industry Products
Self-catered cottages and chalets Hostels and guesthouses Holiday villages
Industry Activities
Providing accommodation in holiday centres and villages Providing accommodation in guesthouses Providing accommodation in youth hostels

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