ⓘ List of adjectival tourisms

Sports tourism

Sports tourism refers to travel which involves either observing or participating in a sporting event while staying apart from the tourists usual environment. Sport tourism is a fast-growing sector of the global travel industry and equates to.68 billion.

Atomic tourism

Atomic tourism is a recent form of tourism in which visitors learn about the Atomic Age by traveling to significant sites in atomic history such as museums with atomic weapons, missile silos, vehicles that carried atomic weapons or sites where atomic weapons were detonated. In the United States, the Center for Land Use Interpretation has conducted tours of the Nevada Test Site, Trinity Site, Hanford Site, and other historical atomic age sites, to explore the cultural significance of these Cold War nuclear zones. The book Overlook: Exploring the Internal Fringes of America describes the pur ...

Domestic tourism

Domestic tourism is tourism involving residents of one country traveling only within that country. A playing holiday is a holiday vacation spent in the same country; this class may overlap with staycation in British English, a vacation spent in the same region. This is different from inbound tourism. With the resurgence of the package holiday, research carried out by British travel agent Thomas Cook has identified that domestic holidays are not always a cost-effective means of holidaying. According to their research, a one-week family holiday to Devon for four can cost in the region of £2. ...

Enotourism

Enotourism, oenotourism, wine tourism, or vinitourism refers to tourism whose purpose is or includes the tasting, consumption or purchase of wine, often at or near the source. Where other types of tourism are often passive in nature, enotourism can consist of visits to wineries, tasting wines, vineyard walks, or even taking an active part in the harvest.

War tourism

War tourism is recreational travel to active or former war zones for purposes of sightseeing or historical study. War tourist is also a pejorative term to describe thrill seeking in dangerous and forbidden places. In 1988, P. J. ORourke applied the pejorative meaning to war correspondents.

Culinary tourism

Culinary tourism or food tourism is the exploration of food as the purpose of tourism. It is now considered a vital component of the tourism experience. Dining out is common among tourists and "food is believed to rank alongside climate, accommodation, and scenery" in importance to tourists.

                                     

ⓘ List of adjectival tourisms

Adjectival tourism is the numerous niche or specialty travel forms of tourism; each with its own adjective.

Examples of the more common niche tourism markets include: