Types of tourism

Types of tourism

Tourism refers to the travel of people away from home to other places for recreation, leisure, religious, family, or business purposes, usually of a limited duration. Tourism involves visiting places of interest like wildlife, beaches, museums etc,

Types of tourism 

There are two categories of tourism, namely, Domestic and international tourism.

Domestic tourism 

this involves travel within the same country. For example, when people move from Mbeya to Mikumi National Park to view wild animals, this kind of tourism is called domestic tourism.

International tourism 

this involves movement from one country to another for leisure, business, education, etc. For example, many people travel from Europe and America to Tanzania to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, or to view other attractive things.


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