• Alozie Chioma CENTRE FOR ARTS AND HUMANITIES OFFICE Unit, Centre For Arts And Humanities in Nnamdi Azikiwe University
  • Nkiru Onyinyechukwu Nnaemezie
  • Stella Nonyelum Nwankwo


Entertainment, Tourism, Health


Tourism is the act and process of spending time away from home. It is purposely meant for recreation, relaxation, and pleasure. Tourism is about a temporary or shortterm movement away from the place where a person normally lives or works. Tourists intend to return home at the end of their visit. There are different types of tourism and these include; domestic tourism, which refers to the activities of a visitor within their country of residence and outside of their home; inbound tourism which refers to the activities of a visitor from outside of country of residence. There are also different components of tourism as can be seen in transportation, accommodation, food and beverage, recreation and entertainment, and travel services. Entertainment is any form
of activity that holds the attention and interest of people and can also provide pleasure and delight. Entertainment consists of performances of plays and films, and activities such as reading and watching television, that give people their desired pleasure. Tourism and entertainment seems to be the same but one gives rise to the other. When it comes to the health of the people, tourism and entertainment play an important role as can be seen in there and health psychological effects. With the emergence of COVID-19, tourism and entertainment helped a lot of people improve their mood, relieve mental fatigue and stress with so many mental health benefits. They also aided in fostering good relation. It is recommended that away from the rigorous activities of life which could lead to depression, people should once in a while spend time away from home which tourism and entertainment offers.