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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

Business Monitor Online                   

Look for quarterly reports on Travel or Tourism by country.
Good for forecasts.


Provides detailed market research reports for UK, US, China and (limited) global.
Contains many relevant reports including > Tourism in the US, Airport Operations in the US, Tour Operators in the UK, Holiday Accommodation in the UK, Airlines in China, Hotels in China and Global Hotels and Resorts.

Marketline Provides profiles for the Travel and Tourism industry as well as Airlines and Hotels & Motels sectors in many countries. Marketline also contains company profiles and a deals database.
Statista Dossiers, statistics and infographics for travel and tourism industry in a number of countries, also travel agencies, airlines etc..


For quoted companies and their markets (plus M&A and PE).
For detailed city analysts' reports go to > Screening >research> Research Search.

Search for keywords in the title or text or use the NAIC codes and limit to industry reports. As multiple NAIC codes may be relevant to this sector, click on the look up symbol and select the show all  to browse for relevant ones.
N.B Extend the date range to at least a year


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

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.