2 definitions by Rev. Donald Bohn

The act of visiting a place as a tourist to help in the recovery of that place from a disaster.
The most recent example of patriotourism is post-Katrina New Orleans, to where people have been coming from around the world to bolster the local economy.
by Rev. Donald Bohn January 23, 2007
Voluntourism is the act of visiting a place as a volunteer to aid in the recovery of that place from a disaster in a hands-on manner.
The most recent example of voluntourism is post-Katrina New Orleans, where faith-based and non-profit organizations, such as Habitat For Humanity, have been working to help residents rebuild their houses.
by Rev. Donald Bohn January 23, 2007

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