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Corcovada Statue - BrazilTravel is the transport of people on a trip/journey or the process or time involved in a person or object moving from one location to another. Reasons for travel include.

Tourism: travel for recreation. This may apply to the travel itself, or the travel may just be the necessary investment to arrive at a desired location.
Visiting friends and family
Commuting: going to various routine activities, such as work or meetings.
Migration: travel to begin life somewhere else; nomadic people do this
Pilgrimages: travel for religious reasons
The word originates from the Middle English word travailen ("to toil"), which comes from the French word travailler ("travail").

Tourism is the act of travel for predominantly recreational or leisure purposes, and also refers to the provision of services in support of this act. According to the World Tourism Organization, tourists are people who "travel to and stay in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business and other purposes not related to the exercise of an activity remunerated from within the place visited". The distance between a place of origin and a tourism destination is immaterial to this definition. Tourism has become an extremely popular, global activity. In 2004, there were over 763 million international tourist arrivals.  

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