Tourism refers to the activity of traveling for leisure, recreation, or business purposes. It is a major industry that generates significant economic activity and employment opportunities around the world.

Tourism can include a wide range of activities, such as visiting museums, taking guided tours, engaging in adventure sports, and staying in hotels or resorts.

Tourism can also have a significant impact on local communities and cultures, both positive and negative. Some of the positive effects include job creation and economic growth, while negative effects may include overcrowding and strain on natural resources.