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Bibliography of tourism

This is a bibliography of works related the subject of tourism. Tourism is travel for recreational, leisure or business purposes. The World Tourism Organization defines tourists as people "traveling to and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business and other purposes".

Outline of tourism

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to tourism: Tourism – travel for pleasure or business; also the theory and practice of touring, the business of attracting, accommodating, and entertaining tourists, and the business of operating tours. Tourism may be international, or within the travellers country. The World Tourism Organization defines tourism more generally, in terms which go "beyond the common perception of tourism as being limited to holiday activity only", as people "traveling to and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more th ...

Allotment (travel industry)

Allotments in the tourism industry are used to designate a certain block of pre-negotiated carrier seats or hotel rooms which have been bought out and held by a travel organizer with a huge buying power like a wholesaler, tour operator or hotel consolidator, and more rarely by a retail travel agent. Allotments can be purchased for a specific period of time such as a whole season, part of a season for any single dates and then resold to travel partners and final customers around the globe. A couple of days prior to carrier departure/hotel check-in any unsold seats/rooms may be released back ...


Amaala is one of the potential mega projects in Saudi Arabia. The project is planned to be established at the northwestern coast of the Red Sea. The project has been given the title" Riviera of the Middle East”. The Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia is leading the project and promoting it to the private sector. The project is described as an extra-luxurious tourism destination in Saudi Arabia. Amaala, along with the other Red Sea projects, is expected to provide jobs to 35.000 individuals. Amaala project is planned to span over 3.800 km2.

Jorn Bjorn Augestad

Bjorn Augestad is a citizen of Norway whose travel plans triggered widespread comment. Augestad runs a blog called "201 countries" documenting his efforts to visit every country in the world, before he turns thirty years old. Security experts have described his plans as naive and dangerous, because his plans will include war zones. Augestad, in turn, has described their warnings as exaggerated. Augestad returned to visit his parents over Christmas in 2018. At that time he told Norwegian reporters he had just seven countries left to visit, before his birthday in March. Those seven countries ...

Bierbach an der Blies

Bierbach an der Blies, is a small village overseeing the characteristic Bliestal meadows. It was build on the right river bank of the Blies and is part of the Bliesgau and. As a consequence of the territorial and administrative reform of 1974, Bierbach ceased to be an independent municipality and became a municipal district of the city of Blieskastel and incorporated within Saar-Palatinate County of which Homburg is the administrative seat.