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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Great Smoky Mountains, The Most Visited National Park

Great Smoky Mountains: The most popular National Park in the US Water and the exudation of trees create that kind of fog that gives its name to the most popular mountains in the United States. The Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited in the country, with eleven million tourists. The large forest located between North Carolina and Tennesse was once an ancient hunting place for Native Cherokee Indians. Today is a home of over a thousand Black Bear The …

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History of Tourism: Pompeii 89 BC – 1970

History of Tourism, Pompeii 89 BC – 62AD History of Tourism: Pompeii in 89 BC was besieged by Lucio Cornelio Sila. And he surrendered in the year 80 a. After this episode, Sulla established a colony with the name of Colonia Cornelia Veneria Pompeianorum. The inhabitants received Roman citizenship shortly after, but were removed from part of their territory. The inhabitants of the municipality of Pompeii lost their political freedom. What Rome gave them was local administrative autonomy, in this …

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Thomas Cook & Son in the History of Tourism

Thomas Cook and The first Organized Tourist Trip Thomas Cook & Son History of Tourism. The founder grew up in a Baptist family and was a fervent believer, both traveling through his region as a missionary. I work as a cabinetmaker to earn money. Influenced by his experience as a missionary, he decided to be a teetotaler at age 25. He attributed part of the great social problems of the moment to alcohol consumption. In a way, his participation in …

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Arde Lucus 2020 – Roman Festival in Spain

Ancient Rome Festival in Spain: Arde Lucus 2020:  On June 25 to June 28, 2020 Arde Lucus is a festival celebrated in Lugo – Spain. That is celebrated between the end of May and the month of June. Relive the life of the Roman Empire in the old Spanish city of Lugo. This service started in 2001 and fu to commemorate the founding of the city. In the year 2017 it has been declared a National Tourist Interest Festival by …

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