The aim of the research was to identify the level of economic risk and to evaluate the effects of the risk management in the tourism companies listed on the stock exchange from 2010 till second quarter of 2017 on the basis of their financial reporting. Desk research method for identifying specific risks and a comparative indicator analysis of the tourism companies were used in the research
process. Operating and financial risk, using degree of leverages and multipliers, bankruptcy risk, systematic risk, and business profitability have been measured. The results indicated that tourism companies operating in the valuable natural areas had a higher level of risk and, at the same time, had lower profitability. The necessity of verification of the way of distinguishing the tourism companies sector on the Warsaw Stock Exchange was pointed out and the implementation of social responsibility reporting standards in the tourist companies was recommended.
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