The Beginning of Winter Tourism 1860

Beginning Winter Tourism 1860

The small Swiss city of St. Moritz would still just be an unkown tinseltown somewhere at 1,800 meters¬† elevation, if it didn’t become famous for being the cradle of winter tourism. It all started in the 1860s …

History of Tourism – the Beginning of Leisure Tourism 1844

beginning leisure tourism 1844

‘Tourism’ means touring for pleasure – traveling for holiday activities only. Traces of recreational journeys one can already find in Antiquity and the Middle Ages. But modern mass tourism did not become an industry until the 1840s in Leicester, England. The following eight articles will introduce you to the origins of modern mass tourism …