KidzSearch Safe Wikipedia for Kids. Tourism means people traveling for fun. It includes activities such as sightseeing and camping. People who travel for fun are called "tourists". Places where many tourists stay are called "resorts". Places that people go to for tourism are called tourist destinations .What are the different types of tourism?
Tourism often overlaps with other activities, interests, and processes, such as business or pilgrimages. This gives rise to shared categories, such as “business tourism” and “sports tourism.”What is the history of tourism?
People have been traveling for pleasure at least since Roman times, when rich tourists traveled to the Italian coast for holidays. Pilgrimages, or journeys to places of religious importance, are early examples of tourism that are still popular today. The word holiday comes from the phrase holy day.What does mass tourism mean in geography?
Mass tourism means travel by groups on scheduled tours. Mass tourism can reduce costs for people who wish to travel. Tourism can bring damage to the local area, and/or the tourists. Litter, scuba-diving and deforestation are problems for popular places such as St. Lucia, Hawaii and others.