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Since the dawn of civilization humans have been travelers. Early on travel was a means of survival, but today, travel is more means to business or recreational activities.

Global political and economic events in the 21st century, including the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the Great Recession of 2008, have greatly affected the travel and leisure industry. Those major global events, and ongoing regional and local challenges, have made it difficult for the tourism industry to maintain growth.

But recent data indicate that the industry’s fortunes may have started to recover. For example, a study published by industry event organizer World Travel Mart reported that, in 2012 for the first time, more than 1 billion global trips were made. The airline industry group IATA said airline revenues would increase from $7.4 billion in 2012 to $11.7 billion in 2013, rising to $16.4 billion in 2014.

And, the tourism industry itself is undergoing rapid change. Social media has given a new, free forum for travelers to comment on all aspects of the travel experience, while alternatives to traditional lodging and transportation (such as AirBnB and Uber) offer travelers new options for their traveling experience, while challenging traditional operators.

MarketResearch.com’s collection of market research studies on the tourism industry will help you stay competitive and grow in this rebounding and evolving market. We offer nearly 30,000 studies on subjects ranging from modes of transportation and lodging to travel accessories and forms of entertainment. Also available are a complete collection of country-specific tourism reports.

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Travel & Leisure Industry Research & Market Reports

  • Global Bus Market by Product and Fuel Type, 6th Edition

    ...investment in public transportation systems, rising demand for alternative fuel buses around the world, and the expansion of the global tourism and private transportation industries. This report covers bus demand by product and fuel type, ... Read More

  • Japan Tourism Report Q3 2017

    ...newgrowth impetus to the economy and the country's social, cultural and geographic strengths are beingmarketed effectively, resulting in a surge in inbound arrivals and uptick in tourism revenue. The downsiderisks to growth are relatively low ... Read More

  • South Korea Tourism Report Q3 2017

    ...source markets, and the effective highlighting of theseattractions could boost the market. Like other countries in the region, South Korea benefits from growingarrivals from China though this market is vulnerable to regional tensions and security ... Read More

  • Zimbabwe Tourism Report Q3 2017

    ...subdued, mainly because of the continued influence of the 15% VAT on tourist accommodation. Weexpect regional arrivals to decrease in the short term as travel becomes more expensive, while overseasarrivals are forecast to increase. Even ... Read More

  • Global Outdoor Adventure Mat Market 2017-2021

    ...ground and the users. They also provide the users with insulation and comfort. Technavio’s analysts forecast the global outdoor adventure mat market to grow at a CAGR of 5.73% during the period 2017-2021. Covered in ... Read More

  • Hungary Tourism Report Q3 2017

    ...tourists from both regional neighbours and source markets further afield in NorthAmerica and Asia Pacific regions. With visitor numbers rising steadily, and the government investing inimproved transport infrastructure and widespread marketing campaigns, it is unsurprising ... Read More

  • Historic Sites in the US - Industry Market Research Report

    ...government funds to meet costs not covered by operating revenue. The downturn and subsequent recovery period severely reduced government tax revenue and many local agencies were forced to cut funding for historic preservation purposes. In ... Read More

  • Hotels, Motels & Resorts

    ...(all based in the US), as well as Accor (France), InterContinental Hotels Group (UK), Jin Jiang Hotels (China), NH Hotel Group (Spain), and Whitbread (UK). The global hotel industry generates more than $500 billion in ... Read More

  • Casino Hotels

    ...Wynn Resorts (all based in the US); as well as Crown Resorts (Australia); Genting Group (Malaysia); and Galaxy Entertainment, Melco Crown Entertainment, and SJM Holdings (all based in Hong Kong). Global casino gambling revenue, an ... Read More

  • Ski Facilities

    ...-- facilities with overnight accommodations for guests -- are not included in the industry, but major resort operators such as Aspen Skiing Company, Booth Creek Ski Holdings, Boyne USA, Intrawest, and Vail Resorts (all based ... Read More

  • Lotteries & Native American Casinos in the US - Industry Market Research Report

    ...the economy. As the economy began to pick up speed over the early half of the five-year period, consumers returned to treating themselves to luxuries, such as lottery tickets and trips to casinos. IBISWorld expects ... Read More

  • Non-Hotel Casinos in the US - Industry Market Research Report

    ...their income for discretionary purchases like gambling. The industry's chief competitors will continue to be casino hotels and Native American casinos. Still, the industry will experience positive growth as a result of the improving economy ... Read More

  • Arcade, Food & Entertainment Complexes in the US - Industry Market Research Report

    ...industry. To combat the slow growth and rising competition, industry operators will adopt the strategies of successful restaurant-arcades and focus on food and beverage sales. This industry includes businesses that primarily operate video game arcades ... Read More

  • Thailand Tourism Report Q2 2017

    ...receipts per visitor mean that the market is an attractive target for investors anddevelopers and many international hotel operators are expanding their footprints. The market is welldeveloped in the country's major cities and famous attractions ... Read More

  • Croatia Tourism Report Q3 2017

    ...view that the national tourism market is developing at a rapidpace, sustained by growing public investments in transport infrastructure and an overall improvingregulatory framework within the European Union. Rising tourist numbers from European regional andinternational ... Read More

  • Uganda Tourism Report Q3 2017

    ...have realised the potential of thesector and has announced plans to improve the travel infrastructure of the country and build stronger linkswith potential key markets. This will lead to an increase in visitors over the ... Read More

  • Costa Rica Tourism Report Q3 2017

    ...at a much higher rate of nearly 6%. Key Updates And Forecasts Several large new hotel developments have been announced for the Guanacaste region, such as aUSD100 million Rosewood hotel and a Hard Rock hotel ... Read More

  • Brazil Tourism Report Q3 2017

    ...tourism will also begin to pick up as the economy improves. Key Updates And Forecasts Ongoing protests against President Temer may distract the government from implementing plannedinfrastructure projects. A lower-than-expected turnout around the Carnival season ... Read More

  • Global E-Sports Market 2017-2021

    ...is considered to be one of the most popular sports entertainment events in the world. On the global scenario, e-sports is a rapidly growing market and is likely to grow at a CAGR of 32.28%. ... Read More

  • Video Postproduction Services in the US - Industry Market Research Report

    ...client base toward the increasing number of online streaming services and advertisers that require editing services for their productions, boosting revenue for the Video Postproduction Services industry. While this new range of digital postproduction activities ... Read More

  • Cargo Handling, Warehousing and Travel Agencies in Australia: ISIC 63

    ...shape of the Cargo Handling, Warehousing and Travel Agencies market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. It identifies the leading companies, the ... Read More

  • Holiday Accommodation in the UK - Industry Market Research Report

    ...not include serviced apartments or the provision of accommodation for more permanent use. It also excludes campgrounds and caravan parks. This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key ... Read More

  • Spa Services

    ...day spa franchise Woodhouse Spas, and Steiner Leisure, which operates spas on cruise ships and at resorts and hotels. Major companies based outside the US include Absolute Spa (Canada), Gokurakuyu (Japan), and Grupa Uzdrowisk (Poland). ... Read More

  • Media Market Global Briefing 2017 Including: Broadcasting Media, Publishing Media, News, Media And Entertainment, Information Services, Internet, Film and SoundCovering: Google, Comcast, The Walt Disney Company, DirecTV, Time Warner, 21st Century Fox, Tim

    ...Cable, Liberty Global, CBS, Viacom, and Naspers. The word ‘media’ refers to the technology by which information is delivered to an audience. The media industry consists of businesses that produce and distribute television and radio ... Read More

  • Motion Picture Production & Distribution

    ...Warner Bros. Outside the US, major companies include Toho of Japan and Village Roadshow of Australia, as well as the movie production operations of China's Wanda Group. The Asia/Pacific region accounts the greatest share of ... Read More

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