International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Happiness and Tourism
Kai Liu

The goal of all human being’s efforts lies in the gain of happiness. Psychology lays particular emphasis on wellbeing about the study of happiness. This article is to make a brief review on happiness from the perspective of positive psychology and Chinese traditional culture; then combined with the tourist motivation, to find out the relationship between happiness and tourism. Through previous research findings, we can see that tourism and happiness are related. But some studies have suggested that the effect, for the promotion of happiness, is mostly short-lived.

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