Types of Tourism. Adventure Tourism. This type of tourism involves unusual holidays, which are very different from the typical beach vacation. It is a travel to remote areas: inaccessible and possible hostile areas where travelers expect the unexpected .
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This type of tourism involves unusual holidays, which are very different from the typical beach vacation. It is a travel to remote areas: inaccessible and possible hostile areas where travelers expect the unexpected.
It is characterized by its ability to provide the tourist with relatively high levels of sensory stimulation, usually achieved by including physically challenging experiential components with the (typically short) tourist experience.
Most activities require significant effort and grit and usually involve some degree of risk.
This type of tourism focuses on the tourists gaining exposure to paintings, sculpture and other forms of art.
It is usually considered a sub-category of cultural tourism.
Tourists visit places to appreciate works of famous artists, local or international.
Visits to: museums
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This type of tourism involves experiencing or having contact of different intensity with the unique social fabric, heritage and special characteristic of places.
Enriching information and knowledge on other countries as well as satisfaction of the need for entertainment are two primary reasons for engaging in this kind of tourism.
Folk arts, music
This type of tourism consist of travel to relatively undisturbed or uncontained natural areas with specific objective of studying, admiring, and enjoying the scenery and its wild plants and animals, as well as any existing cultural manifestation(both past and present) found in the areas.
National and Natural Parks
The main purpose of this tourism is learning.
It is an organized learning usually made available to students, not actively seeking a degree, for a duration of not more than a year.
Ethnic tourism is when travelers choose to experience firsthand the practices of another culture, usually isolated indigenous communities.
It may involve performances, presentations and attractions portraying or presented by the host community.
This type of tourism refers to the travel of tourists to destinations to attend and/or participate in events, fairs, ceremonies, jubilees, parties or celebrations, pilgrimages, parades, rituals or rare natural phenomena like solar eclipses and volcanic eruptions are the primary tourist attractions.
This type of tourism involves visits to factories to learn about the production process of products. One attraction of this type of tourism is factories sell their products as souvenirs and at a lower cost which the tourist also take advantage of.
This type of tourism focuses on festivals. It is a sub-category of events tourism.
Tourists travel particularly to join in the celebration of a certain festival.
Pintados de Passi
This involves travel for improvement of health. It includes travel to spas and for massage and, medical treatments.
Health tourism is the travel to a different country or state for health-related reasons. Lack of facilities in the home country, exorbitant cost of treatment in the home country, no or minimal insurance coverage, anonymity, and possibility of a holiday with health care are some of the drivers of this kind of tourism
WTO defines this type of tourism as an immersion in the natural history, human heritage, arts, philosophy and institutions of another region or country.
People are driven by desire to learn about cultural traditions and artifacts. This type of tourism is also associated with cultural tourism.
This type of tourism involves travel to attend scientific, professional and even political gatherings.
This is engages in more by business travelers than leisure travelers.
The main attraction for this type of tourism is nature. It is often associated with ecotourism and wildlife tourism.
This kind of tourism take place principally on natural resources such as relatively undisturbed parks and natural areas, wetlands, wildlife reserves and other areas of protected flora, fauna, and habitats. This involves varying degrees of interaction of tourists with the environment.
This type of tourism includes travel and participation or attendance at a predetermined sports activity.
The sport can be competitive and/or recreational.
This type of tourism involves travel to cities and large towns to enjoy its landscape and recreational activities
It involves travelling to a disaster scene.
Tourists travel to a disaster area not to help but because it is interesting to see. They can hinder rescue, relief and repair work.
It is tourism participated by gays who have been open gay lifestyle.
The primary purpose of travel is to be able to participate to some extent in the gay life of a certain destination.
This is the type of tourism where people who like to escape their fast-paced urban life engaged in.
Usually this kind of tourism takes place in country sides and far flung areas.
This is tourism that is partially or fully for the purpose of having sex, often with prostitutes.
Several researchers have enumerated possible reasons for engaging this kind of tourism (a) more relaxed morality law in the host community; (b) less rigorous enforcement of laws; (c.) cheaper rates; (d) more anonymity/privacy;(e) finding certain ethnic groups more attractive; and (f) finding sex in tropical surroundings and a hot climate more arousing.