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TOUR 335: Strategic Management

Helpful resources and databases for conducting industry research in TOUR 335.

Sectors

At CapU, we think about tourism in eight sectors:

OR in five sectors as defined in NAICS:

  • Accommodations
  • Food and Beverage
  • Recreation and Entertainment
  • Travel Services
  • Transportation

This guide lists some of the main resources for each sector to get you started. Your instructor may provide you with some reports as well.

Accommodation

Adventure Tourism and Recreation

Attractions

Try searching geographically (e.g. city, province, region, country) as well as thematically (e.g. natural) or by type (e.g. zoos, theatres, waterfalls).

Events and Conferences

Food and Beverage

Tourism Services

Transportation

Try Googling your form of transportation (plane, train, automobile, etc.) with "association" to see if there's an industry group or network.

Travel Trade