Travel and Tourism Stocks

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Travel and Tourism Stocks

Travel and tourism are lucrative industries and this is manifested by the market capitalization of the companies in the travel industry. While there are a few publicly traded small-cap companies, the list of travel companies is dominated by mid and large-cap companies. Many of these companies own and operate some of the most well-known brands in the world and certainly do in their respective industries.

Here is a little info on each of the sub-industries within this category to help you find trade setups or potential investments in areas that interest you. A full list of publicly traded travel and tourism stocks can be found by scrolling down or you can access a list of the companies in each group through the industry links on this page.

AirlinesMost of the publicly traded airlines are large or mid-cap companies. Some of the larger airlines include:

American Airlines Group, Inc. (AAL)

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL)

Southwest Airlines Company (LUV)

United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL)

Cruise ShipsThis section includes some of the most recognized brands in the cruise ship industry including:

Carnival Corporation (CCL)

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH)

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL)

Hotels: There are a number of publicly traded companies involved with hotels and we have two sections where these companies can be found: Hotels and Hotel REITs. Some of the larger hotel companies include:

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (HLT)

Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG)

Marriott International (MAR)

Wyndham Worldwide Corp (WYN)

Timeshares: There is a small selection of mid and small-cap companies in this section that are engaged in the vacation ownership industry. Examples include Marriot Vacations Worldwide Corporation (VAC).

Travel Service Providers: Included in this section are online travel companies and companies that operate popular travel sites. Examples of some of the larger companies in this section include:

Booking Holdings Inc. (BKNG)

Expedia, Inc. (EXPE)

TripAdvisor, Inc. (TRIP)

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List of Travel and Tourism Stocks

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Belmond Ltd. (BEL) (United Kingdom: luxury hotels)

Bluegreen Vacations Corporation (BXG) (IPO November 17, 2017; vacation ownership company)

Booking Holdings Inc. (BKNG) (Online travel service company)

Carnival Corporation (CCL) (Brands include Holland America Line, Princess Cruises and Seabourn)

China Lodging Group, Limited (HTHT) (China: hotel brands range from economy to upscale hotels)

Choice Hotels International, Inc. (CHH) (Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality and Sleep Inn) International, Ltd. (CTRP) (Travel Service Provider in China), Corp. (DESP) (IPO September 20, 2017; online travel company)

Expedia, Inc. (EXPE) (Operates numbers travel sites: brands include,, Hotwire and Travelocity)

Extended Stay America, Inc. (STAY) (Extended stay hotels)

GreenTree Hospitality Group Ltd. (GHG) (IPO March 27, 2018; China: franchised hotel operator)

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (HLT) (Over 4,000 hotels and resorts in nearly 100 different countries)

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (H) (Franchise and own Hyatt branded hotels, resorts and residential and vacation properties)

Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) (United Kingdom – Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express)

Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc. (LTRPA) (Holds ownership interest in TripAdvisor)

Lindblad Expeditions, Inc. (LIND) (National Geographic Expeditions)


MakeMyTrip Limited (MMYT) (Travel service provider in India)

Marriott International (MAR) (Brands include Marriott Hotels, Courtyard by Marriott and The Ritz-Carlton)

Marriot Vacations Worldwide Corporation (VAC) (Timeshares)

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH) (Brands include Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises)

Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (PLYA) (Beachfront resorts in Mexico and the Caribbean)

Red Lion Hotels Corporation (RLH) (Hotel RL, Red Lion Hotel and Red Lion Inn & Suites)

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) (Brands include Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises)

Travelzoo Inc. (TZOO) (Internet media company that finds deals for members)

TripAdvisor, Inc. (TRIP) (Travel advice and booking tools websites)

Tuniu Corporation (TOUR) (China, online travel company: packaged tours and travel services)

Viad Corp. (VVI) (Markets and events; travel and recreation group)

Wyndham Worldwide Corp (WYN) (Days Inn, Ramada, Super 8 and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts)