Shelter from the storm: The weak pound makes the United Kingdom an appealing destination

Recently, the industry’s performance has been mixed. Challenging economic conditions at the start of the period encouraged some consumers to travel domestically, with many preferring to take trips to campsites or holiday parks in the United Kingdom, rather than forgoing a holiday altogether. However, as consumer confidence and disposable incomes have risen, more people have opted for foreign holidays. Consequently, industry revenue has been constrained in certain years as more people chose to holiday abroad. Nevertheless, the industry has been bolstered by the popularity of glamping; luxury campsites aimed at higher income consumers that offer a range of modern facilities...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£3.4bn
Annual Growth 14-19
3.5%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
47,328
Businesses
2,149
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The weak pound continues to make the United Kingdom an appealing tourist destination
  • Glamping has become increasingly popular as operators have targeted younger consumers
  • Low consumer confidence may help to sustain the staycation trend
  • Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle. Over the decade through 2023-24, industry value added is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.9%, while GDP is expected to rise at a compound annual rate of 1.7% over the same period. This indicates the industry will account for a larger share of the economy at the end of the decade. Industry growth is partly determined by domestic tourism, which is expected to perform well over the next few years in light of the weak currency. Beyond this, the industry is affected by previous and current significant investment in newer and higher quality accommodation styles, including cabins and flats, which can attract premium tariffs. The...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Caravan & Camping Sites Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Caravan & Camping Sites Industry are

  • Access to multiskilled and flexible workforce
  • Being part of a group buying, promotion and marketing scheme
  • Carrying out all necessary maintenance to keep facilities in good condition
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Total domestic tourism and Real household disposable income in the Caravan & Camping Sites industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Caravan & Camping Sites Industry?

    Operators in this industry provide short-term accommodation for guests in campsites, caravan sites and static caravan parks. The industry does not include the provision of accommodation in holiday centres and villages.

    Industry Products
  • Camping sites
  • Touring caravan parks
  • Static caravan parks
  • Industry Activities
  • Operating campsites
  • Operating caravan sites
  • Operating static caravan parks
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Total domestic tourism
  • Real household disposable income
  • Consumer confidence index
  • Average maximum temperature
  • Fuel prices

  • Current Performance
  • Staying local
  • Home comforts
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Breaking camp
  • Profit performance
  • Competitive intent
  • Table: Caravan & Camping Sites Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Caravan & Camping Sites Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Accounting & Auditing
  • Bricklaying & Other Specialised Construction Services
  • Computer & Peripheral Equipment Wholesaling
  • Temporary-Employment Placement Agencies

  • Products & Services
  • Static caravan parks
  • Touring caravan parks
  • Camping sites
  • Chart: Caravan & Camping Sites Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • People aged 65 and over
  • People aged between 55 and 64
  • People aged between 45 and 54
  • People aged between 35 and 44
  • People aged between 25 and 34
  • People aged between 16 and 24
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Caravan & Camping Sites Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Caravan & Camping Sites

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Caravan & Camping Sites Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Haven Leisure Limited,
  • Table: Haven Leisure Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Caravan & Camping Sites 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 Caravan & Camping Sites Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Glamping
  • Glamorous camping. A luxurious version of camping where individuals can camp while still enjoying some household luxuries.
  • Static Caravan
  • A fixed caravan used for longer term accommodation. They are usually larger than touring caravans.
  • Staycation
  • A holiday spent domestically rather than abroad.
  • Touring Caravan
  • A caravan that can be towed by a car or truck.
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