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Types of tourism

1.     Business tourism: - It is touring for conducting business transactions ,attending business meeting s, workshops or conferences . The objective of business tourism is mainly professional.

2.     Cultural tourism: - This type of tourism has an objective of understanding the local history of the place,foods, local productions and local culture.

3.     Recreational tourism: - It includes traveling to escape from routine life. This is often done for enjoyment ,amusement or pleasure.
e.g  Camping or beach visit.

4. Sports tourism: - It is tourism for attending some sports event  such as World cup, cricket   match, FIFA or Olympics.

Religious tourism: - It involves  traveling to place of religious significance such as Vaishno Devi in Jammu Kashmir and Golden temple at Amritsar ,Mecca in Saudi Arabia.

6. Health or Medical  tourism: - It involves traveling to improve one?s  health.It is with the objective of visiting weight loss camps , nephropathy centers and health resorts.

7. Adventure tourism: - It involves tourism for adventurous activities such as rock climbing, bungee jumping ,sky diving, hiking, horse riding ,surfing,rafting.

8.  Educational tourism: - Educational tourism is a type of tourism in which the main focus of the tour or leisure activity includes visiting another country to learn about the culture such as in Student exchange programs and study tours or to work and apply skills learned inside the classroom in a different environment.

9. Rural tourism- It is a form of tourism that showcases the rural life, art,culture  and heritage at rural locations thereby benefiting the local community ,economically and socially as well as enabling interaction between the tourists and the locals for a more enriching tourism experience.

10.  Agrotourism -  Agrotourism is farm based tourism . It refers to the act of visiting a working farm of any agricultural , horticultural or agrobusiness operation for purpose of enjoyment , education or active improvement in the activities of the farm or operation.


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