Rotels: Luxurious Hotels on Wheels

Rotels: Luxurious Hotels on Wheels

Market Overview

As the tourism industry is evolving, several new products are emerging in the industry to meet the requirement of the travellers. The ‘Rotel’ refers a hotel that is on wheels typically preferred by the tourists who want to travel to the wildest and most remote locations. There are several examples of rotels all around the world. The luxurious tourist trains in India such as Maharaja Express, Royal Orient, The Palace on Wheels, and Deccan Odyssey etc. are some of the examples of rotels. The German company named as ‘Rotels Tours’ bought a new concept of hoteling on wheels. The company currently has a fleet that has close to 3,400 beds and it can cater to a group of 20-40 individuals. The typical rotel rooms are 6ft in length and 3ft in height. In addition to this, the model of micro and capsule hotels in Japan has also given rise to the concept of rotels.

Rotels: Drivers Fuelling Growth

The increase in the tourism sector with tours to the wildest and remote locations due to the increasing demand from enthusiastic travellers is projected to create increased demand for rotels in the near future. The rotel segment is expected to experience high growth in countries such as India where the tourists get attracted to see and experience various traditions and cultures across the country. The African countries that attract tourists from the whole world due to the presence of an attractive wildlife culture and nature are expected to create good growth opportunities for the rotel segment. Rotels consists of both the hotel and a coach in a single unit i.e., a bus along with sleeping quarters. The rotels are currently operating in Africa, Asia and Europe due to the presence of many attractive tourist places in these regions. Several rotel travel programmes and packages are designed to permit adequate time to the travellers for relaxing, sightseeing, a little walking and other leisure programmes. The growth in the rotels tourism sector is anticipated to support the areas or states visited by tourists because of the partnerships with the local service providers. An average package for a 20 day rotel tour ranges from anything between US$ 2400 and US$ 4500 depending upon the location and the various facilities provided during the tour.

In 2009, the union ministry of tourism in India unveiled the policy for developing caravan tourism. This encouragement by the Indian government for caravan tourism is expected to drive the rotel business during the next 10 years.

Rotels: Restraints Hindering Growth

Even though rotels help reduce the carbon emissions by keeping passengers from travelling individually, the energy consumption of the massive vehicle is quite high. This factor can adversely impact the overall growth of the rotel segment.

Rotels: Key Regions

The concept of rotels tourism first gained traction in the European region, particularly in Germany. Today, the German company named ‘Rotel Tours’ has started operating in other regions as well including Asia Pacific and Africa. The presence of attractive tourist places and a diverse culture across these regions attracts several tourists from all across the world to explore these places with the rotels. The development of the tourism industry particularly in Asian and African countries is further expected to open new opportunities for the growth of the rotel business over the next few years.

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Rotels Luxurious Hotels On Wheels

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