Do you love coffee? If you’re like many Americans, then you must have reached an alert moment in your life when you realized that your love for coffee is simply a part of who you are. To continue functioning at your highest level, it’s important to have access to great quality, affordable drinkable coffee all day long. And vice versa, hotels and hostels are a great way to support the local economy by housing travelers who share their love for traveling. With their cozy sleeping areas, friendly staff and tasty snacks provided for those who stay, lodging providers such as hostels and hotels boost the local economy.
How Hotels Help the Economy
Hotels are a great way to travel the world and meet new people. However, traveling without accommodations is not wise. Hotels offer travelers beds, meals and access to showers, bathrooms and common spaces. These rooms and spaces are rented by the hostel and are not owned by the hotel. As such, if the hotel fails, so does the traveler. Hotels not only help you meet new people and have a great time, but they also have a positive impact on the local economies. Firstly, hostels create jobs for the staff: bartenders, waitresses, maintenance workers and security guards. It’s important to note that hostels provide tourism, not just a place to sleep. Therefore, every hostel is a tourist attraction. As such, they encourage the growth of local businesses such as restaurants, shops, tour companies and transportation services.
While the number of tourists who visit the United States each year has grown consistently at a pace that is quite lucrative for both the federal and state governments, the volume of tourists visiting the United States has also grown at a much more rapid pace. The country has seen a compound annual growth rate (CAS) of almost 36 percent during this period. As a result, the number of available holiday rentals in the United States has increased by 51 percent and the number of jobs created by those rentals has increased by an additional 36 percent. The number of hotels in the United States also grew at a compound annual growth rate (CAS) of 36 percent during this same period, mirroring the growth of the tourism industry in the U.S. As a result, the number of available hotel rooms has increased by 6 percent and the number of jobs created by those rooms has grown by an additional 9 percent.
How Hotels Create Jobs
Hotels may seem like a luxury, but they create jobs. When you fly across the world or even across the country, you travel through a variety of cities. However, some cities are more popular than others. To visit your favorite city, you would have to travel through less popular cities. When you stay in a hotel, you are also staying in a city where a lot of people are. Thus, you are indirectly creating jobs because you are boosting the economy of the city you are visiting.
Hotels Attract Tourists
Hostels are great for traveling, but what if you have to travel alone? Hostels can be great, but they’re also a lot of work, you have to clean, cook, and help new travelers with their luggage. What if you have to travel with a large group? Hotels are designed to accommodate large groups of travelers. Thus, each room in a hotel is designed to accommodate one room for sleeping, one chair for eating and one space for hanging out with friends, reading, or watching TV. When you stay in a hotel, you become a tourist. And with every visit to your favorite place, you boost the economy of the area. This is because you are indirectly creating jobs and spending money at stores that serve the local community.
More Hotels Equals More Tourists
You may be wondering why hostels and hotels benefit the local economy, but not so much the number of travelers they host. Many hotels do not advertise the fact that they boost the economy. However, each hotel room they rent is a tourist attraction. Thus, hotels create jobs and encourage the growth of local businesses because they are boosting the economy by indirectly attracting tourists. With every tourist who visits a city and stays in a hotel, the local economy is indirectly boosted.
Every hotel is a tourist attraction. As such, they encourage the growth of local businesses such as restaurants, shops, tour companies and transportation services. Hotels are a great way to travel, but many people don’t realize how they boost the local economy. They are great places to stay because they provide clean rooms, common spaces, and bathrooms, which makes them a useful resource for everyone.