Month: July 2020

What is tourism? A definition of tourism

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(Last Updated On: 11/05/2020)

Whilst most of us have been tourists at some point during our lives, you might find yourself asking ‘what is tourism?’ or ‘what is the definition of tourism’?

A definition of tourism

Having studied, work in and taught tourism management for many years (see-about Hayley Stainton), I can tell you that there is no straight-cut answer to this question!

The tourism industry is argued to be the largest industry in the world, providing more employment than any other industry. Note, however, the use of the word ‘argued’. You see, the tourism industry is somewhat grey in nature. Elements that some may consider ‘tourism’, others may not. Some people believe they are ‘tourists’, when others do not. Some things are black and

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