Hospitality and leisure insights

UK hotels forecast 2018: As good as it gets?


Here you will find our forecast for the UK hotel industry for 2018, and what we think will be the key drivers and trends, impacting hoteliers in the coming year.

The UK Attractions sector


Across the attractions sector, there are signs that tech-savvy customers want more innovative, immersive and interactive experiences which provide value for money

UK Hotels Forecast 2017 and 2018


In our revised forecast for 2017 and first view for 2018, we see a weak pound helping hotels defy global uncertainty.

Not a zero sum game: Why online gambling can be an opportunity, not a threat, for the ‘bricks and mortar’ industry


Online gambling is in rapid growth around the world and accounted for $38bn (or c. 11%) of global gross gaming revenue (GGR) in 2016.

Facing the future: UK hotels forecast 2017


Forecast for the UK hotel industry for 2017, and what we think will be the key drivers and trends, impacting hoteliers in the coming year.

European Cities Hotel Forecast 2016 and 2017 - Economic, travel and supply outlook


PwC European cities hotel forecast: Economic, Travel and Supply Outlook Eurozone GDP will continue to expand by around 1.6% in 2016 and 1.7% in 2017, but changing balance of global growth, low oil prices and geopolitical risks will determine the global economic outlook for 2016.

Risk and cyber security in the hotel industry


Do hoteliers know the risks you are taking? What should they do about cyber security, data theft and privacy?

European Cities Hotel Forecast 2016 and 2017 - Deal Talk


The UK accounted for c.60% of the total transaction volume in 2015 for Europe.

UK hotels forecast update for 2016 and 2017


2016 is expected to see solid but weaker growth for the hotel sector in the regions and slightly healthier, but modest growth in London.

European Cities Hotel Forecast 2016 and 2017 - Spotlight on Edinburgh


2016 will concentrate on developing a cohesive Glasgow - Edinburgh tourism industry

European Cities Hotel Forecast 2016 and 2017 - Spotlight on London


London’s hotel sector saw variable growth in 2015, following a record 2014. The Paris terrorist attacks impacted leisure demand in December and into January 2016. High new supply additions in 2016 won’t help but while we are cautious, we think this hotel cycle has some room for more modest growth and that the year will pick up. Accordingly, we forecast modest RevPAR growth of 1.9% in 2016 and 2.2% in 2017.

European Cities Hotel Forecast 2015 and 2016 - PwC UK


Our European cities hotel forecast for 2014 and 2014. The European Cities Hotel forecast features 18 of Europe’s most important gateway cities. For each city, we provide a forecast of occupancy, ADR and RevPAR, as well as the economic outlook and our analysis of the opportunities driving tourism and investment in 2014 and 2015.

The social media opportunity for hotels


The social media opportunity for hotels

Online betting and gaming regulation 2014


In Europe the trend for country-by-country regulation of online betting and gaming (referred to here as gaming) is continuing with a number of countries considering regulation of online gaming or changes to their existing regulatory regime, for example regulation of online gaming in the Netherlands, and the introduction of a Point of Consumption tax in the UK. The online regulatory regime now looks very different to a few years ago.

Hotels go digital


How can hotels achieve the right kind of growth in a digital age? A toolkit for fighting commoditisation

Hotels need to develop a business strategy for the digital age


Rather than just thinking in terms of channels, hotels need a business strategy that focuses on providing the guests with what they want, when they want it.

How can hotels achieve the right kind of growth in a digital age? A toolkit for fighting commoditisation


Digital and mobile platforms are changing everything for the hotel industry. In 2012, for the first time, over 1 billion international business and leisure travellers were recorded. Changes in global demographics and rapid technological change mean these consumers have different expectations, greater freedom of choice and a high degree of familiarity with digital technology. Online sales of hotel bookings account for over 32% of lodging industry revenue today.

London hotels are top of their game


London hotels both old and new will leave a powerful legacy post 2012 after huge investment - Infographic

Sport and leisure


PwC is a trusted advisor to many of the world's leading sports governing bodies, clubs and their public and private sector funders. Our dedicated Sport and Leisure team bring together industry-focused audit, assurance, tax and advisory expertise with a passion for sports business.



Our hotels team advises clients on the opportunities and challenges in the hotels sector

Pubs and restaurants


PwC’s Pubs and restaurants team advises some of the most exciting clients in the eating out sector.

Travel and tourism


PwC’s travel and tourism group advises its clients on the current challenges – as well as the opportunities – in the travel and tourism sector.

Betting and gaming


PwC’s betting and gaming practice gives specialist assurance, tax and advisory support to businesses across the entire betting and gaming industry.

The outlook for the casino and online gaming market to 2015


PwC’s new global gaming report looks at trends and innovations in the casino industry, as well as examining the uncertainty and regulatory complexities around online gaming.