Definition of Tourism
(noun) Traveling for adventure, curiosity, or pleasure.
Example of Tourism
- Traveling to Australia for a vacation.
- American English – /tUR-iz-uhm/
- British English – /tUUH-riz-uhm/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˈtʊˌrɪzəm/
- British English – /ˈtɔːrɪz(ə)m/
- Word origin of “tourism” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
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- cultural diffusion
- global perspective
- material culture
- nonmaterial culture
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “tourism.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 11, 2023 (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 11, 2023. https://sociologydictionary.org/tourism/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“tourism.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 11 Dec. 2023. <https://sociologydictionary.org/tourism/>.