tourism

noun
ADJECTIVE
global, international, overseas
mass, package (esp. BrE)
increased
environmental, green, responsible, sustainable
cultural, farm (BrE), heritage (esp. AmE), sex, space
VERB + TOURISM
boost, encourage, increase, promote
hurt
be dependent on, depend on, rely on

The island's economy is largely dependent on tourism.

TOURISM + VERB
boom, increase

With the expansion of air travel, tourism boomed.

decline, fall
TOURISM + NOUN
business, operator

the world's first commercial space tourism operator

industry, market, sector
dollars, revenue (BrE), revenues (AmE)
development, promotion
agency, bureau, office
officer (BrE), official
boss, chief (both BrE, informal)

Tourism chiefs in York are drawing up plans to attract more people.

potential

The city is finally realizing its tourism potential.

PREPOSITION
through tourism (esp. BrE)

The town survives mainly through tourism.

PHRASES
a decline in tourism, a downturn in tourism, a drop in tourism
an increase in tourism, a rise in tourism
the growth in tourism, the growth of tourism
the development of tourism, the promotion of tourism
income from tourism, revenue from tourism
the impact of tourism

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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