touristscape

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tourist +‎ -scape

Noun[edit]

touristscape ‎(plural touristscapes)

  1. Any and all things of interest to a tourist, including attractions, cultural sites, restaurants and hotels, souvenir shops, tourist districts.
    • 1999, Jane Desmon, “Let's Lu'au”, in Staging Tourism: Bodies on Display from Waikiki to Sea World[1] (Business), University of Chicago Press, ISBN 9780226143767, page 14:
      Markers of Hawaiian-ness customize the urban "touristscape" in large and small ways.
    • 2004, Peter E. Murphy, Ann E. Murphy, “Tourism Leadership”, in Strategic Management for Tourism Communities[2] (Business), Channel View Publications, ISBN 9781873150832, page 146:
      …they shape a community's touristscape, scale and impacts ...
    • 2011, Michelle M. Metro-Roland, “Landscape and Tourism”, in Tourists, Signs and the City: The Semiotics of Culture in an Urban Landscape[3] (Business), Ashgate Publishing, ISBN 9780754678090, page 38:
      … that is the space between the everyday of the cityscape and the festive nature of the touristscape which is the tourist prosaic.

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