Complete Guide to the Restaurant, Hotel & Hospitality From Plunkett Research 2018

HOUSTON, Texas – Plunkett Research, Ltd. recently announced an important market research and competitive analysis report, Plunkett’s Restaurant, Hotel and Hospitality Almanac, 2018 edition. A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms.

At Plunkett Research, we look at the “hospitality” industry in a broad way, to include most types of services or sectors that serve freshly-prepared food to customers, or provide lodging to travelers. The long-term growth outlook for the hospitality sector is excellent. 

Key findings:

Plunkett Research lists top 350 companies in restaurant, hotel & hospitality and names top trends changing the industry for the mid term.

Available Formats:

  • Printed Almanac: ISBN 978-1-62831-471-7 (Available Now)
  • E-book: ISBN 978-1-62831-778-7 (Available Now)
  • Online Subscription


Key Features Include:

  • Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence
  • Market forecasts and Industry Statistics
  • Industry Associations and Professional Societies List
  • In-Depth Profiles of hundreds of leading companies
  • Industry Glossary
  • Link to our 5-minute video overview of this industry

Pages:   492         

Statistical Tables Provided: 9

Companies Profiled: 349

Geographic Focus: Global

Price: $379.99

Key Questions Answered Include:

  • How is the industry evolving? 
  • How is the industry being shaped by new technologies? 
  • How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?
  • What is the size of the market now and in the future?
  • What are the financial results of the leading companies?
  • What are the names and titles of top executives?
  • What are the top companies and what are their revenues?

This feature-rich book covers competitive intelligence, market research and business analysis—everything you need to know about the restaurant, hotel and hospitality business including:

Introduction to the Restaurant, Hotel & Hospitality Industry                       

  1. Fast Food Faces Stiff Competition from Casual Dining Restaurants (Fast Casual/Fast Fine)
  2. Food Trucks Serve Busy Urban Diners, Introduce New Chefs
  3. Grubhub, DoorDash and Others Deliver Restaurant Meals to Customers’ Homes and Offices
  4. Obesity Sparks Government, School and Corporate Initiatives/Snack Foods Get Healthier/Taxes on Unhealthy Foods
  5. Cruise Industry Market Is Strong while Capacity Soars with New Ships
  6. Chinese Tourism Creates Growth Opportunities for the Cruise and Hotel Industries
  7. Ecotourism, Sustainable Tourism, Adventure Tourism and Volunteerism Grow as Certification Standards Emerge
  8. Hotel Occupancy, Profits and New Construction Grow
  9. Luxury Hotel Chains Expand Globally
  10. What Millennials and Mobile-Savvy Consumers Want as Tourists and Travelers
  11. Hotels Target Young Customers with Strategies Ranging from Micro Rooms and Hostels, to Hip Hotels that Encourage Mingling to Fitness Options
  12. Hotels Adopt Smartphones and In-Room Tablets to Deliver Services, Speed Check-In and Replace Room Keys
  13. “Sharing Economy” Gains Market Share in Travel with Online Sites Like Airbnb, HomeAway and Many Global Competitors
  14. Localization will Drive Hotel Features, Marketing    
  15. Dog-Friendly Hotels Will Gain Market Share
  16. The Future of the Restaurant, Hotel & Hospitality Industry


Restaurant, Hotel & Hospitality Industry Statistics

  1. Restaurant, Hotel & Hospitality Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview        
  2. Estimated U.S. Food Services and Drinking Places Sector Revenues by NAICS Code: 2010-2017
  3. Estimated U.S. Accommodation Sector Quarterly Revenues: 2015-2017    
  4. Quarterly Growth in Real Tourism Spending & Real GDP, U.S.: 2000-2017 
  5. Top 20 Countries Ranked by International Tourism, Number of Arrivals: 2009-2016          
  6. Changes in Food Price Indexes, U.S.: 2016-2018       
  7. Consumer Food Price Indexes, Food Away from Home & Food at Home, U.S.: 2013-2022 
  8. Restaurant and Hospitality Industry Employment by Business Type, U.S.: 2013-2018
  9. Food Preparation and Serving Related Employment and Wage Estimates by Occupation, U.S.: May 2017

Companies Mentioned Include:

  • Accor North America
  • Extended Stay America Inc
  • Kerzner International Limited
  • Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc
  • Ramada Worldwide Inc
  • Ameristar Casinos Inc
  • Aramark
  • Autogrill SpA
  • Barcelo Crestline Corporation
  • Best Western International Inc