Category Archives: Theme Travel

  • Adventure Tourism

    Posted on June 21, 2014 by in Elle Renee, Theme Travel

    Adventure tourism is travel involving exploration with perceived/possible risk depending on the type. It is generally divided into 2 categories; hard and soft. Hard adventures are typically extreme activities that carry some danger (ie paragliding, bungee jumping and rock climbing). Soft adventures are leisurely and often educational (ie bird watching, architectural and safaris). If you […]

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  • Bachelor/Bachelorette Travel

    Posted on June 7, 2014 by in Elle Renee, Theme Travel

    Bachelor and Bachelorette parties have been around for quite some time so naturally these traditional customs had to evolve. A modern twist for such gatherings is travel, but not just any travel. Many bachelor and bachelorette party ideas have moved away from the typical night/exotic club scene to excursions based on the interests of the […]

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  • Ecotourism

    Posted on May 26, 2014 by in Elle Renee, Theme Travel

    According to The International Ecotourism Society (TIES), Ecotourism is defined as “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people”. With the increasing awareness of the general population in regards to environmental impact, this type of travel has been increasing in popularity in hopes of decreasing individual carbon […]

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  • Sports Tourism

    Posted on May 11, 2014 by in Elle Renee, Theme Travel

    Sports Tourism is defined as travel involving the observation or participation in a sporting event staying apart from their usual environment. It is separated into 2 categories, hard and soft. Hard sports tourism refers to the quantity of people participating at a competitive sporting event (i.e. the Olympic, FIFA World Cup, etc). Soft sports tourism […]

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  • Enotourism

    Posted on April 26, 2014 by in Elle Renee, Theme Travel

    Enotourisim, also known as oenotourism or vinitourism, is tourism with the purpose of tasting, consuming and purchasing of wine. It is typically done at the source, vineyards, etc, where wine enthusiasts can see the process of making wines from the vine to the table. There are various types of tours with varying levels of participation […]

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  • Gastronomy

    Posted on April 13, 2014 by in Elle Renee, Theme Travel

    Gastronomy is the study of food and culture with a particular focus on gourmet cuisine.  Gastronomy travel includes organized tours as well as individual travel with the primary goal of experiencing the cuisine specific to a region. These trips that are growing in popularity amongst foodies can be as formal or as casual as you […]

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  • Babymoon

    Posted on April 3, 2014 by in Elle Renee, Theme Travel

    The term babymoon was first popularized in the 1990’s and was defined as the period of time parents spent bonding with their newborn. By the 2000’s, the term evolved to include a final trip for the parents-to-be before the baby arrived. This trend has been taking off in recent years and range from a quiet […]

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  • Voluntourism

    Posted on March 9, 2014 by in Elle Renee, Theme Travel

    Voluntourism is travel that includes volunteering for a charitable cause. Trips range from providing low-skill work (ie community clean up/building, etc) to higher- skill work (ie medical aid/services, etc), designed to allow people to experience a new place and culture while doing something good in the process. This fast-growing trend with philanthropic roots is a […]

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