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SENTENTIA. European Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences

W. Teymouri, B. Biglari Tourism: an Appropriate Model to Educate World Citizenship

Abstract: The tourism makes possible the opportunity for the direct cultural interaction between the human different groups in the form of the host and tourist in the environment by the name of “Destination”. In fact the tourists and the host communities experience temporarily a kind of the common citizenship life beside each other. They live together while learning each other\\’s culture. They notice existent differences and common things at their cultures and values however they learn to respect each other\\’s rules, norms and customs. The present paper strives to study briefly the characteristics of globalized world and world citizenship while emphasizing the exclusive role and importance of tourism industry as an appropriate tool and opportunity for learning the needed skills and applied teachings for the world citizens.


the globalized world, tourism, education, the World Citizenship, destination, globalization, culture, citizenship life, social activities, society.

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