Svalbard archipelago
In the Arctic Ocean is an archipelago, which consists of four large and more than a thousand small islands. The largest of them has the same name with the archipelago…

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Sights of Austria
Austria is considered one of the most beautiful countries in Central Europe. Tourists are attracted by the picturesque Alpine villages of Tyrol, the beauty of the ancient cities of Vienna…

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Ski resorts in Eastern Europe
For the Russian people, the countries of Eastern Europe are close not only by geographic location. We have a long common history, language, traditions and culture with these peoples. The…

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Travel motives
It is impossible to determine how long people began to travel. Most likely, the beginning of the history of travel should be carried out from the time when the process…

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Tourism

Tourism as a social phenomenon

Urism is a term that appeared much later than the term travel. In the scientific literature can be found various definitions of tourism. From an etymological point of view, the word “tourism” comes from the French tourisme, where the root of the word tour means a walk, a trip that ends with a return to the place from which the path began, i.e. come back. In Russian, the term “tourism” has no roots. Continue reading