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2017 NAICS Definition

T = Canadian, Mexican, and United States industries are comparable.

561520 Tour Operators

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in arranging and assembling tours. The tours are sold through travel agencies or tour operators. Travel or wholesale tour operators are included in this industry.

Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--
  • Acting as agents in selling travel, tour, and accommodation services to the general public and commercial clients--are classified in Industry 561510, Travel Agencies;
  • Conducting scenic and sightseeing tours--are classified in Subsector 487, Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation; and
  • Providing guide services, such as archeological, museum, tourist, hunting, or fishing--are classified in Industry 713990, All Other Amusement and Recreation Industries.
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561520   561520   561520   Tour operators (i.e., arranging and assembling tours)
561520   561520   561520   Travel tour operators
561520   561520   561520   Wholesale tour operators

Source: U.S. Census Bureau | North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) | (888) 756-2427 naics@census.gov |  Last Revised: August 17, 2016