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Company databases may use SIC codes or NAIC codes. There is no SIC code for tourism - use:  
 551. Hotels and similar accommodation    
 552. Holiday and other short-stay accommodation    
 553. Camping grounds, recreational vehicle parks and trailer parks    
 559. Other accommodation

More information. on classification codes.

The different types of tourists in tourism industry
This article classifies types of tourist into: business, adventure, medical,etc.

The evolution of tourism. Classification of tourism


Learn about the Travel and Tourism industry


Includes reports on golf tourism, space tourism and sustainable tourism markets amongst others.

IBISWorld For the UK , USA Global and China it covers: Tourism; Amusement and theme parks; Cultural activities.
Marketline Reports for regions and  countries covering: Travel and Tourism and leisure Attractions

Finance Zone only

Go to > Function <BI> and selection sectors and sub-sectors.
Or use the function <RES>. 

Web sources

World Travel and Tourism Council
Offer monthly Economic Impact Analysis reports and other research.

Center for Responsible Travel
2019 Trends and statistics available on responsible travel.


National Travel and Tourism Office
Statistics and analysis from this US government department

Covid-19 and Tourism
Unctad report on the Economic consequences of Covid-19 on the Tourism sector published July 2020

Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report
2019 report from the WEF. The report is published biennially.



News and keeping up to date

Science Direct                  
Covers business and sci/tech. Contains a few titles relating to travel and tourism, some of which offer open access content.
Factiva Our global news database with news wires, newspapers, websites and trade and professional titles. In addition to keyword searching we recommend limiting your search to showing articles from Sources that are relevant to your industry.
FT.Com Prior registration required. Click here to register. (It is included when searching Factiva)
Economist No need to register - just search. 
Emerald ManagementXtra Our subscription covers partial access to a number of Tourism and Hospitality journal titles.