Travel & Tourism | Business Research & Market Intelligence Solutions

Capability Overview

Aranca has executed more than 100 assignments within the hospitality and tourism sector for international hotel chains, airlines, tour operators, Government bodies, Private Equity firms and technology / other suppliers to this industry.

The global hospitality and tourism industry landscape has undergone a paradigm shift in the last decade - with the advent of internet and online ticketing platforms, traditional tour operators and travel agencies are constantly exploring new avenues to remain relevant and competitive, while hotel chains and operators of recreational facilities / amusement parks are constantly battling for larger footfalls and occupancy rates. Through insightful market and competitive intelligence, Aranca helps senior managers to help address the above challenges and define suitable strategies to ensure sustainable growth in revenues and profits. 

Aranca’s experience in this sector encompasses a broad range of research needs of decision makers such as evaluating opportunities in new markets, information / analysis for developing business plans or feasibility reports, identifying acquisition targets, evaluating technology trends, benchmarking studies and ongoing industry intelligence.

HOSPITALITY
ENTERTAINMENT
  • Bars & Pubs
  • Discotheques
  • Night Clubs
  • Lounge
ACCOMMODATION
  • Boutique Hotels
  • Extended Stay Properties
  • Luxury Hotels
  • Budget Hotels
AMUSEMENT FACILITIES
  • Spectator Arenas
  • Performing Arts Centers
  • Casino’s
  • Convention Centers
RESTAURANTS
  • Fine Dining
  • Casual Dining
  • Limited Service
  • Fast Food
TOURISM
TOUR OPERATORS
  • Online Operators
  • E-Ticketing
  • Travel Agencies
  • Tour Planners
INSTITUTIONS
  • Government
  • Financial Remittance
  • Travel Insurance Providers
  • Loyalty Framework Providers

Assignment Examples

Aranca has executed more than 100 assignments within the hospitality and tourism industry and is a trusted knowledge partner to several leading firms across the hospitality and tourism industry eco-system. A few examples of recent work that we have conducted include:

  • Competitor Intelligence Study of the performance of leading hotel companies in North America and the Asia-Pacific region
  • Competitive benchmarking of the leading tour operators in North America and Europe
  • Global market landscape of companies providing frameworks for loyalty programs and reward programs
  • Market opportunity assessment within the tourism sector in Turkey
  • Monthly hospitality newsletter covering the performance of the hotel industry within the MENA region
  • Study to assess emerging opportunities and growth prospects of health and wellness tourism in India
  • Market attractiveness assessment of the medical tourism industry in Asia
  • Market research study the key trends within the travel and tourism industry in Brazil
  • Market landscape assessment of the travel accommodation industry in Australia
  • Market study on the emerging opportunities and growth prospects within the Chinese travel intermediaries industry
  • A comprehensive market study to map out the key services provided by travel agents within the UK
  • Feasibility study to evaluate the market attractiveness for setting up an up-scale hotel project within the MENA region
  • Business plan development for setting up a chain of fast food restaurant outlets across India
  • Project evaluation and information memorandum for a 5-Star hotel in Ethiopia and Senegal
  • Comparable Valuations of fast food restaurants in MENA, USA, Canada, India and Europe for an investment house
  • Project evaluation of a Brownfield expansion of an Italian themed restaurant in Bahrain and preparation of an information memorandum for raising funds from strategic investors

Case Studies

Project:
Market study on limited service / budget hotel segment in India

Client:
A leading international hotel chain engaged Aranca to study the limited service / budget hotel segment in India and recommend the most appropriate entry mode and 'go-to-market' plan

Project:
Global market study on internet based travel bookings in US, Europe and Asia

Client:
A European private equity firm, evaluating an investment in the travel segment, engaged Aranca to conduct a study on the online travel bookings segment across US and other major geographies