Examples of tourism in a Sentence
The city developed the riverfront to encourage tourism.
She has a job in tourism.
Recent Examples of tourism from the Web
But a city — a permanent settlement with an economy big enough to sustain itself, and not just a destination for cosmic adventure tourism — would require extensive cooperation with other countries, Pace said.
The campaign helped lure 3.5 million visitors in 2016, when tourism overtook dairy products as the nation’s biggest foreign-exchange earner.
Despite the changes, tourists continue to trek to Machu Picchu in ever-increasing numbers, a testament to the original structure that has withstood civilization, conquest, abandonment and — so far — tourism.
Ahead of peak tourism season, Maine’s Republican governor is pursuing an unconventional strategy to help ease the state’s labor shortage: releasing nonviolent offenders from prison early to get them back to work.
Chinese tourism to South Korea slowed to a trickle.
Yet to be addressed is whether the hundreds of Airbnb rooms rented out now might someday pay the same tourism tax as hotels.
For over half a century, Israelis have found Miami to be a natural haven for tourism, relocation and investment.
The beaches in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach continue to be the biggest tourism lures in Alabama, breaking summer attendance records each year since the 2010 BP oil spill.
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First Known Use of tourism
TOURISM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tourism for English Language Learners
: the activity of traveling to a place for pleasure
: the business of providing hotels, restaurants, entertainment, etc., for people who are traveling
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