About Travel & Tourism
The tourism industry, also known as the travel industry, is focused on travel to other locations, either domestically or internationally, for leisure, social, or business purposes.
Tourism is vital to many economies around the world, and accounts for around 10% of global GDP. Millions of people travel nationally and internationally every year. Change and evolution. Change and evolution is more fast-paced than ever, with shifting demographics and developing technology creating brand new travel trends.
Some of the sectors and companies within the Travel and Tourism industry include: transportation, accommodation, camping, cruises, entertainment, and connected industries, such as hospitality, financial services, travel agents, tour operations, marketing and many more.
This industry combines various services and activities creates opportunities for cultural exchange, environmental stewardship, and more equitable global prosperity.
As consumers become more aware of the impacts of their travel choices, they expect and demand more responsible services.