An Introduction to Travel & Tourism
Tourism and tourists are common words, heard and used almost every day. Pick up any newspaper and you will find a lot of things related to tourism, for example, products, government policies, the impact on the local economy, the hospitality of the local people, and so on. But how often have you understood the word tourism or wondered who is a tourist?
Well, in this unit, you will get to know the two words, which are ‘tourism’ and ‘tourist.’ Then, we will explain to you the concept and features related to tourism. It also defines the different forms and types of tourism with explaining different phrases like a tourist destination and tourism product, etc.
Getting to know about these aspects is very important for people taking up tourism as a profession, as well as, for anyone who is interested in taking up Tourism Studies as a subject.
Tourism basically deals with pleasure, holidays, and traveling to somewhere. There may be different reasons that make people leave their daily environment for a short period of time and visit other places. Tourism deals with consuming goods and services. For example, you will need some sort of transport, accommodation to stay in, and so on.
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