Moving on to scouting for the right tourism business that suits your interest and budget, lets explore the six principal industries involved in Tourism as follows :
1. Transportation

  • AIR – Air transportation companies
  • SEA – ships, local cruises
  • LAND – buses and coach
  • OIL Companies

2. Hospitality – The Lodging Industry

  • Hotels, Motels, Resorts, Camping Grounds, Time?Share, Bed and Breakfasts, Youth Hostels, Summer Camps, Etc.

3. Food & Beverage

  • Restaurants, Coffee Shops, Fast Food Outlets,
  • Pubs, Club Facilities, Etc.

4. Activities & attractions (entertainment)

  • Ski Resorts, Sport Fishing (Fresh & Salt Water),
  • Golf/ Tennis, Ecotourism, Water Sports/
  • Marine Tourism, Guiding & Outfitting, Etc.
  • Attractions, Museums, Galleries, Parks/
  • Gardens, InterpretaHve Centers, Cultural
  • Tourism, Nature Tourism, Industrial Tourism,Etc.

5. Travel & Trade

  • Travel Agencies, Tour Wholesalers, Tour
  • Operators, Tour Guides, Etc.

6. Other private sector entities

  • • Publishing Companies
  • • ITC Service providers
  • • Marketing & Public relation Organizations
  • • Event Organizers
  • • Miscellaneous Services

Indeed its a long list of choices. This blog will explore each of these industries as we go along.