History of Tourism

History of Tourism
History of Tourism

History of Tourism | Traveling to far-away destinations to experience other cultures has been a reason to travel for centuries … for a few privileged only. Since the mid 18th century though, advances in technology dramatically increased the opportunities for wider audiences from all backgrounds to become tourists. There was the expansion of railways. Soon after the introduction of cruise liners for tourists followed. And in the 1960ies we saw lift-off for commercial airliners. The following eight blog posts give you an entertaining introduction into the History of modern mass tourism, past and present. We start with James Cook in Leicester in 1844. Then take a look at the first winter tourism location in Switzerland. We remember the first cruise ship, explore sex tourism. We travel to Antarctica and into space …

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Vacation in France. Pick your destination here.

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