tourism


tour·ism

noun \ˈtr-ˌi-zəm\

: the activity of traveling to a place for pleasure

: the business of providing hotels, restaurants, entertainment, etc., for people who are traveling

Full Definition of TOURISM

1
:  the practice of traveling for recreation
2
:  the guidance or management of tourists
3
a :  the promotion or encouragement of touring
b :  the accommodation of tourists

Examples of TOURISM

  1. The city developed the riverfront to encourage tourism.
  2. She has a job in tourism.

First Known Use of TOURISM

1811

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