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
Marking a retreat from its ambition to become a global entertainment powerhouse, Dalian Wanda, a Chinese conglomerate, struck a deal to sell its 13 tourism projects in China and 76 hotels to Sunac China, a property developer, for $9.3bn.
That has also led to a string of acquisitions in chemicals, tourism, insurance, banking and other industries.
The tourism industry can also be affected, since airgun noise can potentially force whales to beach themselves.
Not to be outdone, American Airlines also began offering free meals on several domestic flights starting in May. To read more about the travel and tourism industries, follow @hugomartin on Twitter.
From a financial perspective, the success of tourism is unambiguous.
A few things that have increased in Montauk over the years are tourism, popularity on social media, and property prices.
Two events next week in the nation's capital will see Alabama's craft beer industry used to attract investment and tourism.
Manolatos also expressed skepticism about the poll showing voters would support a hotel tax increase to pay exclusively for homeless services, contending the tourism industry would strongly oppose such a measure and likely defeat it.
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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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