Category: Tourism

Includes tourism: Basic glossary

Tourism is a social, cultural and economic phenomenon that involves the movement of people to countries or places outside their usual environment for personal, professional or business purposes. These people are called visitors (and maybe tourists or excursionists, residents or non-residents) and tourism refers to their activities, some of which involve tourism spending. Tourism, therefore, […]

Travel: Seattle does its techno parade

The Seattle Big Four (Microsoft, Amazon, Boeing and Starbucks) ensure the dynamism of the largest city in the northwestern United States. And leave their mark on urban planning and local culture.   A pioneering city founded in the 1850s and named after the Indian chief Seathl, whose statue sits in the city centre, Seattle has […]