Resort town

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Cancún is a popular tourist destination (and resort city) in Mexico
The Kurhaus in Heiligendamm, founded 1793. Heiligendamm is the oldest seaside resort in ccentral Europe.

A resort town or resort city is an urban area where tourism generates income for most of the people who live there. Such a city usually has one or more actual resorts around it. Sometimes the term is used to refer to a place that is popular with tourists. The first such cities were created in the early 19th century.