Tourist etymology

The word is also used in the sense of 'shoe', and is best known as a footstool. The word tour is a compound of the words tour, which means...

Research and marketing volunteer tourism

According to the World Tourism Organisation (WTO) it is estimated that there are upwards of four million tourists a year coming to the UK, with...

Cruise shipping

. What are the most popular cruise destinations in the world? You can find the most popular cruise destinations in the world here. Which cruise...

World's top tourism destinations 2018

1. New York City 2. Miami 3. Tokyo 4. Hong Kong 5. Paris 6. Dubai 7. Sydney 8. Bangkok 9. London 10. Dublin 9. New York City has a...

DNA tourism

Ancestry tourism allows the tourist to use DNA testing to determine their maternal ancestry. After researching and writing about DNA tourism, I...

Religious tourism

But some experts are worried about the effects of the recent surge in religious participation and pilgrimages. "These are big events. These are...

International tourism receipts

1. Hong Kong (HK$2.67 trillion) 2. Singapore (SG$1.48 trillion) 3. Japan (JP$1.14 trillion) 4. South Korea (KR$0.85 trillion) 5. Australia...

Illegal activities

However, the growing number of tourists is actually a positive sign of the country's growth and development, as it represents a huge opportunity...

Total volume of cross-border tourist travel

Travel to destinations in Asia and the Pacific The Asia-Pacific region has long been a major source of international tourism and now enjoys the...

Traditional tourism vs niche tourism

Examples of the more common niche tourism markets are: Other terms used for niche or specialty travel forms include the term "destination" in the...