tourism

(noun) Traveling for adventure, curiosity, or pleasure.

Example: Traveling to Australia for a vacation.

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: tourisms
  • Tourism used in a sentence: Tourism is an important economic power in many countries.

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How to Cite the Definition of Tourism

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “tourism.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 12, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/tourism/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

tourism. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/tourism/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “tourism.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 12, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/tourism/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“tourism.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 12 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/tourism/>.