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Tourism in Himachal Pradesh

Tourism in Himachal Pradesh

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Tourism inHimachal Pradesh
Submitted by:Aviral 06614 Kuldeep 06621 Ashwani 06628
 
tourism
 
Tourism
is travel for recreational, leisure or business purposes.
The World Tourism Organization defines
tourists
as people who "travel to andstay in places outside their usual environment for more than 24 hours andnot more than one consecutive year for leisure, business and other purposesnot related to the exercise of an activity remunerated from within the placevisited".
Wealthy people have always traveled to distant parts of the world, to see greatbuildings, works of art, learn new languages, experience new cultures and totaste different cuisines.
 
The word
tourism
was used by 1811 and
tourist
by1840.
 
DIFFERENCES BETWEEN TRAVEL ANDTOURISM
Though the words Travel and Tourism are synonymised and usedinterchangeably but Tourism is a wider concept and encompasses a lot morethan travel alone.
Travel implies journeys undertaken from one place to another for any purposeincluding journeys to work and as a part of employment, as a part of leisureand to take up residence;
whereas Tourism includes the journey to a destination and also the stay at adestination outside one’s usual place of residence and the activities undertakenfor leisure and recreation.
All tourism includes some travel, but not all travel is tourism .
A person may often travel for a wide variety of purposes of which tourism is onlyone.

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