2 definitions by Rev. Donald Bohn

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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

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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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