How Many People will Travel the World?

How many People Travel the World?: 2020    2019    2018   2021   2021: United States Government Approves Cruise Trips In March 2021, the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), which represents 95% of companies with ocean cruises, issued a statement. According to CLIA, between March and September 2020 these companies had global losses of 77,000 million, 23,000 million dollars in salaries and 518,000 jobs. In Miami-Dade County alone, cruise activity produces about $ 7 billion a year and directly and …

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History of Tourism: The Grand Tour 17th to 18th century

The Grand Tour. Educational Journey of the 17th to 18th century History of Tourism: Grand Tour : In the 18th century, young English aristocrats completed their education with a trip through Europe that was very initiatory. In eighteenth-century Britain, nobles played a relevant role in politics and diplomacy. After a long period of convulsions, the country had established itself as a parliamentary monarchy and enjoyed political and religious stability. It was also going through a period of great prosperity, the …

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History of Tourism in Middle Ages

Roman Empire   –  Rome  –  Saint James The Religious Tourism in the Middle Ages Fall of the Roman Empire History of Medieval Tourism – How did you travel in the Middle Ages?:The fall of the Roman Empire plunged the European continent into a period of great confusion and disorder. For a time there was also an almost permanent state of war between the barbarian chiefs, who had invaded the ancient Roman empire. This contributed to the weakening of all forms …

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Tower Bridge in London. His construction

Tower Bridge: His construction The Tower Bridge in London, England, celebrates the 125th anniversary of its opening. The design was chosen among more than 50 alternative projects, some very extravagant.   Known throughout the world for its two Gothic towers under which the bridge opens to let the ships pass. This monument is one of the obligatory points to visit in London, the British Capital. The current design was one of the 50 that tried to give a solution to …

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What was London Like in 1940?

What was London Like in 1940? – London Photos 75 Years Later On the occasion of the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the end of the bombings in London, in WWII, the artist and photographer Jim Dyson Recreation several scenes of the bombings with images of the past and current. These are images to commemorate the 75th anniversary since the Blitz, combining images of wartime destruction. London scenes from 1940 with current scenes to show the damage suffered by …

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