Most popular Countries for Tourists

Popular Countries Tourists

History of tourism – most popular countries for tourists | Our last blog post in this series takes a look at the popular travel destinations country wise. According to Wikipedia, France is the number 1 destination for leisure seeking travelers. Staggering 84 million international tourists did arrive in France in 2016. That exceeds the population

Forgotten Tourist Destinations

Forgotten Tourist Destinations

History of Tourism – Forgotten Tourist Destinations | Tourism is a fickle business, with destinations going in and out of vogue as quickly as moon boots. Destinations that were hot only a few decades ago have since gone quiet, becoming a shadow of their glory days. What caused the flux in the fad? The reasons for

Tourism Antarctica

Tourism Antarctica

History of Tourism – Antarctica | In 1966, the first ship carrying tourists arrived in Antarctica: 57 leisure travelers were ready to visit the world’s southernmost land mass. The tour was lead by Swedish-American entrepreneur Lars-Eric Lindblad. He was aware that his journey to the frozen continent might be tangled with complications. “Going there might even

Space Tourism 2016

Space Tourism 2016

History of tourism – Space tourism since 2016 | For rich people the sky is the limit. But make no mistake, we are speaking about the stratosphere-kind-of-sky, where the air is so thin you need to be an astronaut to survive. Dennis Tito was the first. On April 28, 2001 this American engineer and multi

History of Tourism – Sex Tourism Since 1950s

sex tourism since 1950s

History of Tourism – Sex Tourism since the 1950s | Per definition we speak of sex tourism when the main purpose of a vacation is to engage in sexual activity. First traces of such indecent doing on a large scale can be found in Cuba and the Philippines in the 1950s. Cuba’s reputation as an