Tourism Data Categories
What types of tourism data are there?
Data has become a driving force in almost every industry, and tourism is no exception. In today’s digital age, the tourism sector generates vast amounts of data from a variety of sources, including transactions, tourism offers and the tourism environment. Explore the most important categories of data in tourism and their sources
Information about specific point locations that tourists may find useful or interesting, including their geographical coordinations and accessibility.
Information on websites and their number of visitors, users, clicks, duration of the visits, and the trends derived from all of this information.
Data about transaction made, including reservations, current occupancy rates, sold services, payments.
Data about the traffic at airports, railway stations, tourism destinations. Information about number of visitors in selected places.
Data on tourism environment understood as external factors influencing tourism, e.g. weather, climate, holiday calendar, condition of infrastructure.
Information about the tourism offerings, including opening hours, availaibility, prices, description, pictures and videos.
This website was created as part of Resilient Tourism Project (Suproject 1: - National Data Infrastructure for Tourism). Resilient Tourism is one of 15 flagship projects approved and supported by the Innosuisse- Swiss Innovation Agency. Flagship projects are systemic and transdisciplinary innovations that are central to current and future economic and social challenges in Switzerland.