Day: June 10, 2020

tourism | Definition, History, Types, Importance, & Facts

Tourism, the act and process of spending time away from home in pursuit of recreation, relaxation, and pleasure, while making use of the commercial provision of services. As such, tourism is a product of modern social arrangements, beginning in western Europe in the 17th century, although it has antecedents in Classical antiquity. It is distinguished from exploration in that tourists follow a “beaten path,” benefit from established systems of provision, and, as befits pleasure-seekers, are generally insulated from difficulty, danger, and embarrassment. Tourism, however, overlaps with other activities, interests, and processes, including, for example, pilgrimage. This gives rise to shared categories, such as “business tourism,” “sports tourism,” and “medical tourism” (international travel undertaken for the purpose of receiving medical care).

The origins of tourism

By the early 21st century, international tourism had become one of the world’s most important economic activities, and its impact was becoming increasingly apparent from

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definition of recreation by The Free Dictionary

“I never could look on it in the light of a recreation to have my ears teased with measured noises,” said Mr.
It was poetry that inculcated laws and maxims; it was by the harmony of its lines that traditions were handed down at a time when memory had to supply the place of writing; and it was the first language of wisdom and of inspiration.” It has been above all the recreation of statesmen and great officials, a means of escape from the weariness of public life and the burden of ruling.
Man shall be trained for war, and woman for the recreation of the warrior: all else is folly.
In this time of weakness and depression he would have made it his medicine and support, his comforter, his recreation, and his friend, and thereby sunk deeper and deeper, and bound himself down for ever in the bathos
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National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983) – IMDb


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The Griswolds win a vacation tour across Europe where the usual havoc ensues.

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The Griswold family’s plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster.

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Jeremiah S. Chechik


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Chevy Chase,
Beverly D’Angelo,
Juliette Lewis

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In the fourth outing for the vacation franchise, the Griswolds have to survive Vegas fever when they go to Las Vegas for a fun family vacation.

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Stephen Kessler


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Chevy Chase,
Beverly D’Angelo,
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Eagles – Hotel California Lyrics

Eagles Lyrics

“Hotel California”


On a dark desert highway, cool wind in my hair
Warm smell of colitas, rising up through the air
Up ahead in the distance, I saw a shimmering light
My head grew heavy and my sight grew dim
I had to stop for the night
There she stood in the doorway
I heard the mission bell
And I was thinking to myself
“This could be Heaven or this could be Hell”
Then she lit up a candle and she showed me the way
There were voices down the corridor
I thought I heard them say

Welcome to the Hotel California
Such a lovely place (Such a lovely place)
Such a lovely face
Plenty of room at the Hotel California
Any time of year (Any time of year)
You can find it here

Her mind is Tiffany-twisted, she got the Mercedes bends
She got a

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Vacation (2015) – IMDb


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The Griswold family’s cross-country drive to the Walley World theme park proves to be much more arduous than they ever anticipated.

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A veteran pot dealer creates a fake family as part of his plan to move a huge shipment of weed into the U.S. from Mexico.

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Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, three lifelong pals risk it all

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Recreation – Wikipedia

Activity of leisure

Surfing, a form of recreation

Recreation is an activity of leisure, leisure being discretionary time.[1] The “need to do something for recreation” is an essential element of human biology and psychology.[2] Recreational activities are often done for enjoyment, amusement, or pleasure and are considered to be “fun”.

Etymology[edit]

The term recreation appears to have been used in English first in the late 14th century, first in the sense of “refreshment or curing of a sick person”,[3] and derived turn from Latin (re: “again”, creare: “to create, bring forth, beget”).

Prerequisites to leisure[edit]

Humans spend their time in activities of daily living, work, sleep, social duties, and leisure, the latter time being free from prior commitments to physiologic or social needs,[4] a prerequisite of recreation. Leisure has increased with increased longevity and, for many, with

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