Accommodation is in the private sector. It attracts Domestic and Inbound tourists. Accommodation is a place where people stay when they go away. There are two different types of accommodation:
Serviced accommodation is a rapid growing industry. A Hotel, Guest house, B&B, Serviced apartments and Hostel are all examples of serviced accommodation Serviced accommodation is a place of temporary residence and involves the cooking, laundry and cleaning being done for the resident for the duration of their stay. Serviced accommodation is furnished and provides basic amenities Accommodation can range from deluxe to functional They are ideal for people waiting to move into a new home, people on business trips or people on holiday. They are available for long term or short term stays. The Hilton is an example of a serviced hotel, they have 540 locations in 78 countries. This hotel and another example The Marriott, have a five star rating however their are other hotels with lower star ratings that wont be as expensive to stay at. A lot of self serviced accommodation you can book last minute, places such as The Premier Inn. You can stay at places like a B&B where all the cleaning and laundry is done for you however you usually only get your breakfast cooked for you. Serviced accommodation also usually provide a car park. Payments are usually payed in advance of the stay and there is also usually a 24 hour reception/porter service.
Non-Serviced accommodation provides accommodation only, other additional services like cleaning, laundry and meals are not offered, all chores you do by yourself. Self-catering apartments, rented cottages, camping and caravans are all examples of non-serviced accommodation. These are often a lot cheaper than staying in a hotel. A famous camping organisation is Euro Camp, it provides tents and caravans around Europe Haven holidays and Ty Mawr in Wales are two more examples of campsites. People who are planning on eating out for meals would prefer to stay in a non-serviced accommodation also visitors who are planning on going on a lot of trips may rather stay in a non-serviced accommodation so they don't have to worry about being back in time for meals. People visiting relatives or friends tend to stay in non-serviced accommodation.