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tour·ism

 (to͝or′ĭz′əm)
n.
1. The practice of traveling for pleasure.
2. The business of providing tours and services for tourists.

tourism

(ˈtʊərɪzəm)
n
(Commerce) tourist travel and the services connected with it, esp when regarded as an industry

tour•ism

(ˈtʊər ɪz əm)

n.
1. the occupation of providing information, accommodations, transportation, and other services to tourists.
2. the promotion of tourist travel, esp. for commercial purposes.
[1805–15]

tourism

1. the activitiy of traveliring for pleasure, to see sights, for recreation etc.
2. the business founded upon this activity. — tourist, n., adj.
See also: Travel
1. the activity of traveling for pleasure, to see sights, for recreation, etc.
2. the business founded upon this activity. — tourist, n., adj.
See also: Recreation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tourism - the business of providing services to touriststourism - the business of providing services to tourists; "Tourism is a major business in Bermuda"
ecotourism - tourism to exotic or threatened ecosystems to observe wildlife or to help preserve nature
business enterprise, commercial enterprise, business - the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business"
Translations
سِيَاحَةسِياحَه
cestovní ruchturismusturistika
turisme
turism
turismimatkailu
turizam
idegenforgalom
túrismi, ferîamannaòjónusta
旅行業
관광
turizmus
turizem
turism
การท่องเที่ยว
ngành du lịch

tourism

[ˈtʊərɪzəm] Nturismo m

tourism

[ˈtʊərɪzəm]
ntourisme m
modif [industry, sector] → du tourisme; [company, agency, organization] → de tourisme; [minister] → du tourisme

tourism

nFremdenverkehr m, → Tourismus m

tourism

[ˈtʊərɪzm] nturismo

tour

(tuə) noun
1. a journey to several places and back. They went on a tour of Italy.
2. a visit around a particular place. He took us on a tour of the house and gardens.
3. an official period of time of work usually abroad. He did a tour of duty in Fiji.
verb
to go on a tour (around). to tour Europe.
ˈtourism noun
the industry dealing with tourists ie hotels, catering etc. Tourism is an important part of our economy.
ˈtourist noun
a person who travels for pleasure. London is usually full of tourists; (also adjective) the tourist industry.
ˈtour guide noun
a person who guides tourists on trips.
ˈtourist guide noun
a guide with information about tourist attractions.

tourism

سِيَاحَة cestovní ruch turisme Tourismus τουρισμός turismo turismi tourisme turizam turismo 旅行業 관광 toerisme turisme turystyka turismo туризм turism การท่องเที่ยว turizm ngành du lịch 旅游业
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