Name: Darrayon laing Grade:9S2 'Question1'
Subject: Social Studies CourseWork
Topic: What is 'Tourism'?
Tourism is the industry ivolving the catering to visitors from another
place, it is the business of attracting and taking care of tourist. According
to Wikipedia.org tourism is the travel for predominantly amusement or just
leisure purposes, it is most important that we always think of tourism as a
business or industry. According to countrystudies.us As already
indicated, tourism has been the motor of the Bahamian economy for the
past several decades; the nation's geography, including its climate, natural
beauty, and proximity to the United States, have made it a prime tourist
spot. Tourism is the major determinant of the well-being of the Bahamian
economy and has maintained steady growth since World War II.
TheBahamasguide.com says and I quote "Tourism makes up more than
70% of the foregin exchange entering our country, the tourism industry
employs directly or indirectly about 50 percent of the Bahamian workforce
and accounts for approximately half of the country's Gross Domestic
In conclusion tourism is just the activities of persons traveling to
and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more than
one consecutive year for leisure, business or other purposes. As said by
Who is a Tourist?
There are many different definitions given to the word tourist
like, people who visit another country
abroad or outside of their home country or a traveler who isn't
interested in tring to accomadating the local
culture, just there to see-sight and be serviced, orcould just be
someone who tours!
We as learning Bahamain students have learn't the definition
of a tourist to be a person who visits another...