Sports Tour Operators have the NAICS (North American Industry Classification System) code of 561520. The NAICS definition of a sports tour operators are establishments primarily engaged in arranging and assembling adventure tours. The tours are sold through travel agencies or directly by the tour operator.
Closely related are:
- Providing sporting services, such as pack trains or recreation services, such as fishing guides, white-water rafting, parasailing, hang gliding, and water skiing -- are classified in Industry 713990, All Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
- Conducting scenic and sightseeing tours -- are classified in Subsector 487, Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation
- Providing guide services, such as archeological, museum, tourist, hunting, or fishing - classified in Industry 713990 , All Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
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