History of Tourism

History of Tourism
History of Tourism

History of Tourism | Traveling to far-away destinations to experience other cultures and to visit historical sites has been a reason to travel for centuries – for a few privileged. Since the mid 18th century though, advances in technology such as the expansion of railways, the introduction of cruise liners for tourists and the lift-off for commercial airliners, dramatically increased the opportunities for wider audiences from all backgrounds to become tourists. 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, take a look at the first winter tourism location in Switzerland, remember the first cruise ship, explore sex tourism, we travel to Antarctica and into space …


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