Commerce SSS2 Second Term

WEEK  10


Performance Objectives

The student should be able to:

    1. Define tourism and tourist.

    2. Identify tourism centres.

    3. Differentiate between the advantages and disadvantages of tourism.


Definition of Tourism

The term tourism refers to travel for recreational, leisure or business purposes. It is the practice which involves the visiting of people to places of interest where they can relax, derive pleasure and entertainment. Tourism is one of the activities that aid trade. It belongs to the hospitality industry, covering entertainment and accommodation which is aimed at providing centres for pleasure and indirectly facilitating trade and promoting the economy.

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