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tourism

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Tourism
tourismtour‧is‧m /ˈtʊərɪzəm $ ˈtʊr-/ ●●○ noun [uncountable]  1 DLTthe business of providing things for people to do, places for them to stay etc while they are on holiday The country depends on tourism for much of its income.2 medical/sex/libel etc tourism
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tourismTourism is an important part of Egypt's economy.Animal rights groups have called for a tourism boycott in protest against the plan.Primary Production Agriculture, forestry, fishing and tourism are major employers in DRAs.And, for those who work in the travel and tourism industry, this tax could cost them their jobs.Can tourism damage the qualities on which it is based?It is perhaps particularly appropriate to consider tourism in an issue of the magazine whose theme is writers.As part of a plan to increase tourism, visitors spending less than 90 day do not need a visa.Mass tourism started in 1989 when the first 340 Windsurf guests arrived.The country relies on tourism and the sale of raw materials for hard currency.
From Longman Business Dictionarytourismtour‧is‧m /ˈtʊərɪzəmˈtʊr-/ noun [uncountable]TRAVEL the business of providing hotels, entertainment, meals etc for people while they are on holidayMost of the country’s income derives from tourism.
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