Tour Operators (NAICS 56152) Industry Market Research Report

Tour Operators - Market Size and Forecast

The Tour Operators report contains both historical and forecasted statistics. Total market size figures from 2015 to 2025 reveal industry growth patterns and trends. Market size measurementsincludes both public and private companies in the industry.

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Market Size (Total Revenue)


% Growth Rate
Number of Companies
Total Employees
Average Revenue per Company
Average Employees per Company
Source: U.S. government financial data.

Industry Revenue ($ Billions)

Tour Operators Industry Revenue
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021

Advanced econometric models forecast five years of industry growth based on short- and long-term trend analysis. Market size includes revenue generated from all products and services sold within the industry.

Tour Operators - Geographic Breakdown by U.S. State

Market size by state reveals local opportunity through the number of companies located in the region. Each state's growth rate is affected by regional economic conditions. Data by state can be used to pinpoint profitable and nonprofitable locations for Tour Operators companies in the United States.

Tour Operators Revenue by State

US Market Size by State

Distribution by Company Size

Company Size All Industries Tour Operators
Small Business (< 5 Employees)


Small Business (5 - 20)
Midsized Business (20 - 100)
Large Business (100 - 500)
Enterprise (> 500)

Tour Operators - Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial statement analysis determines averages for the following industry forces:
The report includes a traditional income statement from an "average" company (both public and private companies included).

Industry Average Percent of Sales
Total Revenue


Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold (COGS)
Gross Profit
Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit

Average Income Statement

Average Income Statement

Cost of Goods Sold

Salaries, Wages, and Benefits



Depreciation and Amortization

Officer Compensation

Net Income

Tour Operators - Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratios allow a company's performance to be compared against that of its peers.

Financial RatioIndustry Average
Profitability Ratios


Profit Margin
Liquidity Ratios
Current Ratio
Quick Ratio
Activity Ratios
Average Collection Period
Asset Turnover Ratio
Receivables Turnover Ratio
Inventory Conversion Ratio

Tour Operators - Product Mix

Product Description Description Revenue
($ Millions)
Industry total


Arranging, assembling, & marketing pre-packaged tours
Assembling, organizing, & reserving customized group tour package
Arranging, assmb, & marketing pre-packaged tours - international
Arranging, assmb, & marketing pre-packaged tours - domestic
Assmb, org, & reserving cust group tour packages- international
Assmb, org, & reserving customized group tour packages - domestic
Reservation & travel services
Reservation and travel services - packaged tours
Reservation & travel services airline seats-international travel

Tour Operators - Compensation and Salary Surveys

TitlePercent of Workforce Bottom Quartile Average (Median) Salary Upper Quartile
Management Occupations 7%


Chief Executives 0%
General and Operations Managers 3%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 7%
Business Operations Specialists 5%
Sales and Related Occupations 39%
Sales Representatives, Services 34%
Travel Agents 28%
Travel Agents 28%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 34%
Information and Record Clerks 23%
Customer Service Representatives 8%
Customer Service Representatives 8%
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 13%
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 13%

Government Contracts

In 2008, the federal government spent a total of $2,073,128 on the tour operators industry. It has awarded 14 contracts to 7 companies, with an average value of $296,161 per company.

Tour Operators and Adjacent Industries - Top Companies

Company Address Revenue
($ Millions)


Tour Operators Industry Report
Geography United States  
Publication Date May 2020
Report Format PDF Download  
Price $450

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