about 160 million in 2005. This market growth has created an increased demand for youth accommodation, and stimulated the development of new forms of accommodation. We are also seeing a growth in professionalisation and commercialisation which is driving
convergence between Youth Travel Accommodation (YTA) providers and other sectors of the accommodation market, particularly budget hotels.
This study is the first comprehensive global analyses of business operations in the youth travel accommodation (YTA) sector. 510 YTA establishments in 42 countries participated in the study.
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