from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The practice of traveling for pleasure.
- n. The business of providing tours and services for tourists.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of travelling or sightseeing, particularly away from one's home.
- n. Collectively, the tourists visiting a place or landmark.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Traveling for pleasure.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the business of providing services to tourists
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"What we need now is tourism and everybody knows that tourism starts with one hotel.
The hope that the devaluation of the pound will lead to a boost in tourism is somewhat undermined by our failure to draw attention to our country.
My wife has a degree in tourism from the Toluca University.
Inevitably the question of improving tourism is one that ties into the matter of helping SMEs to succeed.
In the period after World War I, there was a big increase in French tourism — and a corresponding increase in the demand for postcards to memorialize one's visits.
They are surely aware that space tourism is an enabling technology that will result in more reliable and much cheaper access to space for all, and simultaneously make space relevant to the general public again.
I would wager that just as Yellowstone has had a BOOM in tourism because of the Wolves, so would Oregon.
For example: Here in Canada, international tourism is low compared to recent years.
If you visit central Vallarta and you do not have a "tourist mindset" you could find yourself overwhelmed/disconcerted as tourism is the business here.