National Reports on Travel & Tourism

  Euromonitor (Passport)  Limitations on Use
Reports on national and international level travel. Written for market strategists.

Industry reports on various facets of travel, tourism and hospitality.

  Mintel Insights & Analytics  Limitations on Use
Reports on facets of tourism and travel focusing on consumer attitudes and marketing trends.

Search for various facets of travel, tourism & hospitality to find statistics and their underlying sources.

Local Reports & Data

  • PHLCVB (Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau) private nonprofit tourism promotion agency.  Offers data & reports in economic impact of local tourism industry with links to partner agencies
  • Visit Philadelphia public private partnership organization devoted to markting Greater Philadelphia tourism.  Infographics and reports on types of stays and hotel performance.
  • Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRCP) Regional Economics Hospitality & Tourism Report offers roadmap to public data sources for impact analysis.
  • Econsult Solutions Engaged by several Philadelphia area organizations to study economic impacts of facets to tourism.  Some older reports available.

Government Data Sources

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Occupational Employment Statisitcs, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, and look for these data series under the category "pay"

American Factfinder: County Business Patterns & American Community Survey from the U.S. Census 

Bureau of Economic Analysis Travel & Tourism Satellite Account

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Regional economic surveys and analysis

Classification Codes for Searching BLS & Census data:

  Data-Planet (Sage)
Portal for wide range of data from government and private sources

Journals and Article Databases

We are not a subscriber to a database dedicated to the scholarly literature on travel & tourism, so the following list of interdisciplinary, business & economics databases will serve the capture the literature available.

A few of the key journals are listed by title.


  Scopus (Elsevier)

  Web of Science (Clarivate)  Tutorial

  Google Scholar

  EconLit with Full Text (EBSCO)
Search classification code L83* to capture articles on tourism.

  ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest)
Both scholarly and news articles across all business subjects.

  Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
Both scholarly and news articles across business disciplines.

Topical reports

Cruise Lines International Association Reports on passegers and the industry

National Park Service Visitor Spending Effects Note the data portal with visitor data is not available at the time of this writing.

Sports Events and Tourism Association 

Adventure Travel Trade Association  Most reports are behind a pay wall.

Museums as Economic Engines American Alliance of Museums commissioned study.