What are Adjectival, Specialty Niche Tourisms?

Adjectival Tourisms are all those forms of tourism that have an adjective in front of them such as agritourism, cultural tourism, culinary tourism, ecotourism, extreme tourism, geotourism, heritage tourism, medical tourism, nautical tourism, poverty tourism etc.

The two most broad forms of adjective tourisms are:

  • Niche Tourism Markets (also known as Specialty Tourism) — those that focus on the special interests of particular clients
  • Conceptual Tourisms — includes  both the tourism and travel experience and tourism landscapes and economies.

Adjectival Tourisms

Adventure and extreme

  • Adventure tourism
  • Extreme tourism
  • Space tourism

Culture and the arts

  • Bookstore tourism
  • Cultural tourism
  • Heritage tourism
  • Literary tourism
  • Music tourism
  • Pop-culture tourism
  • Tolkien tourism

Extralegal

  • Child sex tourism
  • Drug tourism
  • Female sex tourism
  • Sex tourism
  • Suicide tourism

Food and drink

  • Culinary tourism
  • Wine tourism

Historical

  • Archaeological tourism
  • Atomic tourism
  • Genealogy tourism
  • Militarism heritage tourism

Low-impact

  • Ecotourism
  • Geotourism
  • Responsible Tourism
  • Sustainable tourism

Medical and dental

  • Dental tourism
  • Fertility tourism
  • Medical tourism

Miscellaneous

  • Accessible tourism
  • Garden tourism
  • LGBT tourism
  • Sports tourism

Nature and Rural

  • Agritourism
  • Jungle tourism
  • Rural tourism
  • Village tourism
  • Wildlife tourism

Religious

  • Christian tourism
  • Halal tourism
  • Religious tourism

Voyeuristic

  • Dark tourism
  • Disaster tourism
  • Ghetto tourism
  • Poverty tourism
  • Township tourism
  • War tourism

Water-related

  • Nautical tourism
  • Shark tourism
  • Water tourism