North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada 2017 Version 1.0

72 - Accommodation and food services

This sector comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing short-term lodging and complementary services to travellers, vacationers and others, in facilities such as hotels, motor hotels, resorts, motels, casino hotels, bed and breakfast accommodations, housekeeping cottages and cabins, recreational vehicle parks and campgrounds, hunting and fishing camps, and various types of recreational and adventure camps. This sector also comprises establishments primarily engaged in preparing meals, snacks and beverages, to customer orders, for immediate consumption on and off the premises.

721 - Accommodation services

This subsector comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing short-term lodging for travellers, vacationers and others. In addition to lodging, a range of other services may be provided. For example, many establishments have restaurants, while others have recreational facilities. Lodging establishments are classified in this subsector even if the provision of complementary services generates more revenues.

Establishments that operate lodging facilities primarily designed to accommodate outdoor enthusiasts, are also included in this subsector. These establishments are characterized by the type of accommodation and by the nature and the range of recreational facilities and activities provided to their clients.

Establishments that manage short-stay accommodation establishments, such as hotels and motels, on a contractual basis are classified in this subsector if they provide both management and operating staff. These establishments are classified according to the type of facility they manage.

7212 - Recreational vehicle (RV) parks and recreational camps

This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating recreational vehicle parks and campgrounds, hunting and fishing camps, and various types of vacation and adventure camps. These establishments cater to outdoor enthusiasts and are characterized by the type of accommodation and by the nature and the range of recreational facilities and activities provided to their clients.

72121 - Recreational vehicle (RV) parks and recreational camps

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating recreational vehicle parks and campgrounds, hunting and fishing camps, and various types of vacation and adventure camps. These establishments cater to outdoor enthusiasts and are characterized by the type of accommodation and by the nature and the range of recreational facilities and activities provided to their clients.

  • Exclusion(s)

    • operating children's recreational day camps, without overnight stays (See 713999 All other amusement and recreation industries)
    • operating instructional day camps, such as sports, fine arts or computer camps (See 61 Educational services)
    • operating recreational facilities without accommodation (See 713 Amusement, gambling and recreation industries)
    • operating residential mobile home sites (See 531190 Lessors of other real estate property)
721211 - Recreational vehicle (RV) parks and campgroundsUS

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating serviced or unserviced sites to accommodate campers and their equipment.

  • Illustrative example(s)

    • accommodation services, camping grounds and trailer parks
    • campground
    • tourist camping park

    All examples

  • Inclusion(s)

    • providing access to facilities, such as washrooms, laundry rooms, recreation halls and facilities, and stores and snack bars
    • tents, tent trailers, travel trailers and recreational vehicles (RVs)
  • Exclusion(s)

    • operating residential mobile home sites (See 531190 Lessors of other real estate property)
721212 - Hunting and fishing campsCAN

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating hunting and fishing camps.

    All examples

  • Inclusion(s)

    • providing a range of services, such as access to outpost camps or housekeeping cabins, meals and guides as well as providing transportation to the facility, and sale of food, beverages, and hunting and fishing supplies
721213 - Recreational (except hunting and fishing) and vacation campsCAN

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating overnight recreational camps, such as children's camps, family vacation camps, and outdoor adventure retreats that offer trail riding, white-water rafting, hiking and similar activities.

  • Illustrative example(s)

    • dude ranches
    • non-instructional summer camps with overnight stays
    • outdoor adventure retreats (with accommodation)
    • recreation camps (except fishing and hunting camps)
    • wilderness camps (except hunting and fishing camps)

    All examples

  • Inclusion(s)

    • providing accommodation facilities, such as cabins and fixed camp sites, and other amenities, such as food services, recreational facilities and equipment, and organized recreational activities
  • Exclusion(s)

    • operating children's recreational day camps, without overnight stays (See 713999 All other amusement and recreation industries)
    • operating instructional day camps, such as sports, fine arts or computer camps (See 61 Educational services)
    • recreational, wilderness and vacation camps for fishing and hunting (See 721212 Hunting and fishing camps)
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