Scenic and Sightseeing Transport in Australia - Market Research Report

Scenic and Sightseeing Transport industry trends (2014-2019)

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The Scenic and Sightseeing Transport industry consists of operators that provide transport services in and around Australian tourism sites through a range of transport modes. The industry's main activities do not involve point-to-point transport. These services are provided by larger passenger transport industries, such as the Domestic Airlines industry, the Rail Passenger Transport industry, and the Long Distance Bus Transport industry. Maritime transport for sightseeing or recreational purposes, such as charter boat operation and same-day cruises, dominates the Scenic and Sightseeing Transport industry. Industry demand depends on the health of the domestic tourism sector. Few industry operators offer services that are notable enough to draw travell...
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Scenic and Sightseeing Transport industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Scenic and Sightseeing Transport industry is projected to continue growing over the next five years. Overall, industry revenue is forecast to increase at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $X.X billion. Expansion opportunities exist for many firms across the tourism sector, including sightseeing tour operators. Tourism demand from Asian markets, including China, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Japan is anticipated to remain robust over the next five years. Foreign tourists are projected to become increasingly important for industry operators over the period. Foreign visitors usually have higher average expenditure per trip and are more willing to pay for discretionary tours than local consumers. Australia's ageing...
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Scenic and Sightseeing Transport industry statistics

  • business Number of Businesses: 2,520
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 11,788

Biggest companies in the Scenic and Sightseeing Transport industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Scenic and Sightseeing Transport in Australia industry include South Pacific Connections Pty Ltd.

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What is Scenic and Sightseeing Transport industry?

Industry Definition

Companies in the industry primarily operate transportation equipment for scenic and sightseeing activities. This form of transport is distinguished from transit passenger services, as the emphasis is not on the efficiency or speed of the transport service but rather on providing recreation and entertainment. Industry services are usually provided in geographically specific areas and generally include tour commentary highlighting features of the scenery.

Industry Products and Services

  • Sightseeing bus and tramway transport
  • Harbour sightseeing
  • Scenic railway transport
  • Cable cars, chairlifts and other aerial transportation
  • Coastal marine sightseeing
  • Aeronautic transportation

Industry Activities

  • Harbour and other marine sightseeing transport
  • Charter boat operation
  • Sightseeing bus, coach or tramway transport
  • Scenic railway transport
  • Aeronautic transportation

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Companies in the industry primarily operate transportation equipment for scenic and sightseeing activities. This form of transport is distinguished from transit passenger services, as the emphasis is not on the efficiency or speed of the transport service but rather on providing recreation and entertainment. Industry services are usually provided in geographically specific areas and generally include tour commentary highlighting features of the scenery.

Main Activities

  • Harbour and other marine sightseeing transport
  • Charter boat operation
  • Sightseeing bus, coach or tramway transport
  • Scenic railway transport
  • Aeronautic transportation

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

The trade-weighted index measures the value of the Australian dollar against a basket of its major trading partners' currencies. A strong Australian dolla...
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Trade-weighted index
International travel to Australia
International travel by Australians
Total tourist visitor nights

Current Performance

Consolidation trends
Tourism trends
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Environmental concerns
 Table: Scenic and Sightseeing Transport in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Scenic and Sightseeing Transport in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Travel Agency and Tour Arrangement Services in Australia
Consumers
International Consumers




Key Selling Industries

Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Manufacturing in Australia
Boatbuilding and Repair Services in Australia
Railway Equipment Manufacturing and Repair in Australia
Petroleum Product Wholesaling in Australia



Products & Services

The Scenic and Sightseeing Transport industry's services generally consist of transport in and around areas of natural beauty or interest. Consumers use i...
Travellers aged under 35
Travellers aged between 35 and 55




Demand Determinants

Demand for the industry's services is heavily influenced by macro-economic factors that influence consumers' desire to travel and spend on sightseeing act...
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Major Markets

Travellers aged under 35
Travellers aged between 35 and 55





 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Scenic and Sightseeing Transport in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Scenic and Sightseeing Transport industry displays a low level of market share concentration. Industry players offer scenic or sightseeing transport s...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Scenic and Sightseeing Transport in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Scenic and Sightseeing Transport in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

South Pacific Connections Pty Ltd operates in the industry through the Quicksilver Group. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Cairns, ...
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Quicksilver

 Table: Quicksilver - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Scenic and Sightseeing Transport industry displays moderate capital intensity. For every dollar invested in capital in 2018-19, industry operators wil...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Scenic and Sightseeing Transport in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Scenic and Sightseeing Transport in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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  • Revenue Forecasts
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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
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  • Industry Market Size
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  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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