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Bed and Breakfast Inns

SIC 7011 | NAICS 721191

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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

Bed & Breakfast Accommodations  (view report)
Campgrounds & RV Parks  (view report)

Comprehensive market research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:

  • Market size and characteristics
  • Key statistics and trends
  • Current performance
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major firms and market share
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast

Professional Association of Innkeepers International
Information resources available from this trade association include:

InnOvations Magazine
Monthly publication features news and information for inn owners and operators, with topics covered in various issues of this magazine including industry news, market trends, marketing and promotion, customer service, guest safety and security, facility management, housekeeping, personnel staffing, finance, and technology. Sample issue is available online, with magazine available to members only.

The B&B Industry
Introductory section provides an overview of the bed and breakfast industry and includes information on typical occupancy rates, average daily rates, and revenue per available room; facility size (sq. ft.), configuration (e.g., number of rooms, rooms with private baths), and location (e.g., urban, suburban, and rural); amenities offered (e.g., food and beverages, wireless internet); and owner demographics.

Bed & Breakfast Inns

First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:

  • Industry overview
  • Recent developments
  • Critical issues and challenges
  • Business trends and opportunities
  • Executive insights
  • Financial benchmarking data
  • Five-year growth forecast

Phocuswright | Northstar Travel Media, LLC
B&Bs Unbound – The State of B&Bs in the U.S.

Market research report analyzes of the current state of the B&B sector of the hospitality industry, with topics covered in the report including market sector size, key performance metrics, importance of the B&B sector to various travel segments with a focus on the millennial traveler, impact of shifts in digital technology from both a consumer and operator standpoint, and opportunities for growth in the market.

The Business Research Company
Hotel and Other Travel Accommodations

Comprehensive research report provides a detailed analysis of the travel accommodations market on a global, regional, and country basis, with information provided for the U.S. market including historical and forecast market size by type of travel accommodation (e.g., hotels and motels, casino hotels, bed and breakfast accommodations, and all other accommodations). Table of contents is available online.


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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios

Industry Financial Ratios
Bed & Breakfast Inns  Search for "721191"

Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.

  • Income and expense detail in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheet detail in dollars and percentages
  • Sources and uses of funds cash flow analysis
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

RMA Annual Statement Studies
Bed & Breakfast Inns  Search for "721191"

Annual financial statement analysis provides common-size income statements, balance sheets, and financial ratios by company size based on sales for bed and breakfast operations that provide short- term lodging in private residences that have been converted to accommodate overnight guests and often offer features such as unique location, attractive decor, gourmet food, and personal guest care.

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Compensation and Salary Surveys

PayScale, Inc.
Bed & Breakfast

Free online service provides median salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for various job positions in this lodging sector, with positions for which salary or hourly compensation data is provided including innkeeper, general manager, administrative assistant, housekeeper, maid or housekeeping cleaner, housekeeping aide/attendant/assistant, executive chef, line cook, property manager, and caretaker.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Traveler Accommodations

Annual wage survey provides hourly rate and annual wage data on a national, state, and metro area basis for occupations in this sector, which includes bed and breakfast operations that provide short- term lodging in private residences that have been converted to accommodate overnight guests and often offer features such as unique location, attractive decor, gourmet food, and personal guest care.

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Business Valuation Resources

Professional Association of Innkeepers International
Buying or Selling an Inn

Resources section includes articles and other information on buying or selling a property provided by experienced realtors and financing consultants, with topics covered in this section including obtaining valuation prior to marketing a property, buyer prospecting tips, marketing the property, pre-qualifying buyers, and options available for financing the sale of a property. All articles are available free online.


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Hotels and Motels
RV Parks & Campgrounds
Travel Agencies
Tour Operators


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