An Introduction To Tourism

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CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 1.1) Introduction to Tourism Tourism is the practice of travelling for pleasure or the business of offering information, accommodations, transportation and other services to tourists. This word was first documented between 1805 and 1815. It is an activity done by an individual or a group of individuals, which leads to a motion from a place to another. From a country to another for performing a specific task or it is a visit to a place or several places in the purpose of entertaining which leads to an awareness of other civilizations and cultures, also increasing the knowledge of countries, cultures, and history. Tourism has a direct impact on the national revenue for all touristic countries, it creates work opportunities, industries, and several investments to serve and raise nations performance and cultures, also distributes their history, civilization, and traditions. It is an important industry that depends…show more content…
We can look at this activity in two ways. One is visiting some place for a reason and then go as a tourist or directly go as a tourist. We already know that tourism is an activity done by an individual or a group, moving from one place to another, from a country to another for performing a specific task, or a visit to a place or several places for entertainment which leads to an awareness of other civilizations and cultures and history. Tourism is an important industry that depends on culture and science and has a direct impact on the national revenue for all touristic countries. 1.4) Forms of Tourism Depending on the number of tourist, tourism can be divided as

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