Pronunciation: (toor'iz-um), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/tourism.html on line 73 [key]
1. the activity or practice of touring, esp. for pleasure.
2. the business or industry of providing information, accommodations, transportation, and other services to tourists.
3. the promotion of tourist travel, esp. for commercial purposes.
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