Saturday, May 25, 2013

When the people go to an attraction, enjoy the attraction, get accommodated and spend money on the spot; and this spot must be outside of their domestic area, it is called tourism. Who perform these actions, they are called tourist. There are many kinds of tourism.


  1. Accessible tourism: This kind of tourism is to meet the needs of physically disabled people.
  2. Active tourism: It combines elements of adventure, nature and cultural tourism with having low impact ans sustainable tourism. The tourists use local guide here.
  3. Adventure tourism: In this tourism, tourists visit and travel with a group or alone to know the unknown and to explore the unexplored with taking high risk.
  4. Agri-tourism: Traveling to agricultural areas.
  5. Business tourism: The tourists travel to a place for the purpose of business activities and visit an attraction at their leisure time.
  6. Cultural tourism: The people involve this kind of tourism to know the culture of others
  7. Dark tourism: Travel or visit places that is associated with death and sufferings.
  8. Debauchery tourism: Travel for the purpose of drinking and round the clock partying that is frequently erotic in nature.
  9. Disaster tourism: Travel to places where disasters have been occurred.
  10. Ecotourism: Nature based tourism where there will be no negative impact on environment.
  11. Educational tourism: Traveling for the purpose of taking education.
  12. Ethnotourism: Travel to know primitive cultures and societies.
  13. Extreme tourism: Tourism to war zone.
  14. Flaashpacking: Luxury backpacking, characterized by top of the line equipment and clothing and lavish spending on meals, overnight accommodation and various tourists activities.
  15. Freehiking: The practice of hiking naked.
  16. Gastro-tourism: Travel undertaken solely.
  17. Grief tourism: Travel to the scene of a disaster or tragedy to mourn.
  18. Health/Medical tourism: Make a tour for the purpose of medical treatment.
  19. Hedonistic tourism: Traveling to seek pleasurable activities.
  20. Hobby tourism: Travel with a group who have the same interests
  21. Hunting tourism: Traveling or the purpose of hunting.
  22. Inclusive tourism: Designed for the purpose of the special needs of those  with physical and disabilities or other limitation.
  23. Intellectual tourism: Educational
  24. Narco tourism: Travel to use drugs that may or ma not permitted to a country to use.
  25. Nature based tourism: Travel to a place with respecting and without degrading the nature.
  26. Party tourism: People under 30.
  27. Perpetual tourism: Traveling almost constantly, with no fixed abode.
  28. Religious tourism: The oldest form of tourism and involves people traveling  .
  29. RVing: Travel in a recreational vehicles over from extended of periods of time.
  30. Soft adventure: Not demanding physically.
  31. Space tourism: Very expensive tourism.
  32. Sport tourism: Travel for the purpose of watching the sort..
  33. Sustainable tourism: Make a tour without degrading and depleting environmental.
  34. Vagabonding: Independents travel for an extended period of time.
  35. Voluntourism: Travel to engage in humanitarian.
  36. Weather tourism: Recreational  travel  to view or experienced 

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