Perhaps the most common type of tourism is what most people associate with traveling: Recreation tourism. This is when people go to a place that is very different from their regular day-to-day life to relax and have fun. Beaches, theme parks and camp grounds are often the most common places frequented by recreational tourists.
From a geographical viewpoint, domestic tourism may range from local excursion, regional trips to national level travels. On the basis of purpose of tour or the motives of tourists, tourism is of three types, viz., (a) common interest tourism, (b) holiday tourism and (c) business tourism.
Incoming tourism is also known as 'inbound tourism.' Incoming tourism means travelers arriving in different countries from their own. Incoming tourism is a valuable source of income for the country and the local economy, because it's not just the hotels and attraction the benefit from the spending power of tourists.
Leisure travel is travel in which the primary motivation is to take a vacation from everyday life. Leisure travel is often characterized by staying in nice hotels or resorts, relaxing on beaches or in a room, or going on guided tours and experiencing local tourist attractions.