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Post by a30sd99 on Sun Jul 15, 2012 1:39 pm

The directory meaning of the word tourism is "organizing touring or other services for tourists." Generally, tourism is to travel abroad from country to country with a view to sightseeing, trekking, mountaineering, enjoying scenic beauty, studying cultural heritage etc. all enterprises that are connected with and facilities traveling constitute the tourism industry.

At one time tourism time tourism was concerned to travel related jobs only. Mass competition developed the cut throat competitions and developed the concept of "survival of the fittest", new idea and destinations, exploring virgin landscape, providing but quality services and accommodation at best prices. The technique of managing all these aspects of travel related job is known as "Tourism".
In conclusion, Tourism is all activities undertaking by people staying away from home for 24 hours or more, on holiday, visiting friends or relatives, at business or other conferences or any people other than for i.e. boarding education and semi permanent employment. It doesn't include day trippers from a home address either outside the country or with in.

According to different authors, tourism can be classified into various types. But here is mention about 6types of tourism base on the book of Young Raj Satyal. They are:
Pleasure Tourism
Recreational Tourism
Cultural Tourism
Conference Tourism
Sporting Tourism
Business of Technical Tourism

1 PLASURE TOURISM
Under pleasure tourism, people go on holiday for enjoyment out of curiosity; to take rest, observe something new, to delight of good scenery in unknown folklore. Some tourists find pleasure in travelling to various places. This type of tourism usually depends upon different taste of different people.

2 RECREATIONAL TOURISM
Recreational tourism is mainly concerned with leisure and rest and to cover physical and psychical stamina. This type of tourist usually stays longer.

3 CULTURAL TOURISM
This type of tourism is motivated by the eagerness to learn the different Cultures of different countries.

4 CONFERENCE TOURISM
This type of tourism is organized in different countries when such convention facilities are available. These conferences are arranged in the cities best prepared to receive the delegates and to cover the low occupancy rate of the hotel in the low season. Such types of conference tourism are growing rapidly in the modern world.

5 SPORTING TOURISM
Sporting tourisms are interested in two types sporting which are:
a) Visiting sports events like Olympic, World Cup ect. that attract not only sportsman to the host country but also a larger number of sport fans tourist to see these functions.
b) Visiting well organized sporting events in countries, which have specialized facilities such as winter sports, natural sports, fishing, mountain climbing etc.

6 BUSINESS OF TECHINICAL TOURISM
Tourists who come for business purpose are called business tourists. Business or industrialists or professionals visiting place of their interest or fairs and exhibitions or places of technical achievements are included under this category.
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Re: TOURISM AND ITS TYPES

Post by biwake on Sun Jul 15, 2012 5:04 pm

Post Locked as this is not the suitable place to post about tourism. It is the section where people can advertise their products and anything else. I suggest you to read rules and regulation of this forum site before posting anything else.

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