About International Sex Tourism

Adult sex tourism refers to the process of travelling to a foreign destination in the search for sexual activity – most commonly with prostitutes. The World Tourism Organization defines adult sex tourism as: “trips organized from within the tourism sector, or from outside this sector but using its structures and networks, with the primary purpose of affecting a commercial sexual relationship by the tourist with residents at the destination.”

There are various types of sex tourism to suit people with different desires and needs – this can include organized sex tours. We shall look in more detail at the various types of sex tourism below. The international sex tourism industry is estimated to be a multibillion dollar industry that supports a range of industries including prostitutes, airlines, hotels, taxis and restaurant industries.