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Language of Tourism

The language of tourism can be defined as the type of discourse used in different encounters taking place before, during, and after travel, being related to the movement from one place to another. There are different reasons for travel, mainly connected with education, health, pleasure, and profession. Since tourism is not restricted to the travel itself, but also involves the preparation for travel as well as the posttravel experience, the language of tourism encompasses different stages related to travel. The multifaceted character of the language of tourism is also connected with its multidisciplinarity; tourism discourse is of interest to specialists representing different domains—for example, marketing experts, linguists, art historians, and anthropologists.

Another characteristic feature determining communication in tourism is a wide range of documents and communication ...

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