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DEFINITION OF THE TERM "TOURISM"

   >>    Tourism (Wikipedia)
Tourism is the act of travel for predominantly recreational or leisure purposes, and also refers to the provision of services in support of this act.

   >>    What is Tourism? Online Lesson
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Brief background info about tourism:
Definition of Tourism. Transportation Systems. Dimensions of Tourism.
All tourism activities are related to one or more of the following dimensions of tourism:
  • Attractions: Natural Resources; Culture; Ethnicity; Entertainment; X-treme Tourism.
  • Facilities: Lodging; Food and Beverage; Support Services; Infrastructure.
Transportation; Hospitality.
Essential Requirements for Tourism.

 

MAIN ORGANIZATIONS

   >>    World Tourism Organization
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO/OMT), a specialized agency of the United Nations, is the leading international organization in the field of tourism. It serves as a global forum for tourism policy issues and practical source of tourism know-how. In 2006, the UNWTO's membership is comprised of 150 countries, seven territories and more than 300 Affiliate Members representing the private sector, educational institutions, tourism associations and local tourism authorities.

   >>    UNESCO - Cultural Tourism
(All travel types are include some cultural element.)
United Nations Edicational, Scientific and Cultural Organization:
"To create a discerning type of tourism that takes account of other people's cultures."

   >>    Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA)
"The Adventure Travel Trade Association exists to:
Promote and grow the adventure travel market
Provide professional support, development, marketing, and cost-saving resources to members
Represent and unify the industry to facilitate knowledge sharing and a common vision
Collect, interpret and share exclusive trade and consumer research and trends"

   >>    World Youth Student and Educational Travel Confederation
Serving the youth and student travel community

   >>    International Student Travel Confederation (ISTC)
"Student travel services, discounts, information & inspiration for young independent travellers"
Student travel; Destinations; Events; Discounts; Travel offices; Weather; Money; Forums; Travel Advice; Links.

 

USEFUL INFORMATION

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   >>    Members of UNWTO/OMT
Affiliate members of The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO/OMT)

   >>    Association of National Tourist Office Representatives (UK)
Useful Links for planet regions and countries: aircraft companies, hotel links, automobile transport, maps, regional lists of tour operators, travel agents.

   >>    Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory
"The Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory is your guide to official tourist information sources: government tourism offices, convention and visitors bureaus, chambers of commerce, and similar organizations that provide free, accurate, and unbiased travel information to the public. Businesses such as travel agents, tour operators, and hotels are not included."

   >>    Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory
"The Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory is your guide to official tourist information sources: government tourism offices, convention and visitors bureaus, chambers of commerce, and similar organizations that provide free, accurate, and unbiased travel information to the public. Businesses such as travel agents, tour operators, and hotels are not included."

   >>    Travel Guide - Travellerspoint
Travellerspoint is a free worldwide travel community with tools and services to help travellers before, during and after their trip.

   >>    Travel Notes
The Online Guide to Travel is a very organised travel directory providing information on every country in the world with reviewed web sites, regular travel articles and many travel-related sub-directories.

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