Tornos: Origin of the word "tourism"
How is Tornos relative to Tourism?
It simply doesn't get more relative than that, since the Greek word "τόρνος" (tornos) originally begat the Latin word "tornus" as well as the "tornare" verb that evolved into the French "tour", "tourisme", "tourne", "tournoi" terms, later adopted by English and other languages.
In essence, the word tornos (= circle, circumference) is the father of the global concept of tourism, initiating the root "tour" \ˈtu̇r and ˈtau̇(-ə)r\ which has come to signify "a journey through the different parts of a country, region", or "an activity in which you go through a place (such as a building or city) in order to see and learn about the different parts of it" etc.
Consequently, when we were looking how to entitle our modern news portal for business, tourism and the tourist economy and came across this... forefather connection of the Greek word "τόρνος" with the global concept of tourism, we exclaimed "eureka": the whole editorial group agreed unanimously to christen our portal "tornosnews." The term may originally surpise the uninitiated reader, but we remain confident that eventually all shall come to recognize our plethoric language as the "godmother" to the global expression of tourism, as well.