The Sightseeing Transportation industry has improved over the past five years, spurred by rising demand following recessionary lows. Improving employment conditions have boosted consumer incomes and precipitated an increase in demand for recreational activities such as sightseeing tours. Consequently, industry revenue is estimated to grow over the five years to 2016. Over the five years to 2021, the industry is forecast to experience continued growth, with industry operators responding favorably and more looking to enter the market to partake in the rising demand. Despite rising total industry revenue, some industry segments are expected to experience more growth than others.
Operators in this industry provide scenic and sightseeing transportation directly for consumers on land, air and sea. Examples of services include: sightseeing buses and trolleys; steam train excursions; horse-drawn sightseeing rides; helicopter rides; hot air balloon rides and boat and dinner cruises. The services provided are usually local and involve same-day return to the place of origin.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.