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

The Grand Tour. Educational Journey of the 17th to 18th century What is the role of grand tour in the history of travel and tourism? 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 …

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History of Vacations

History of Vacations in USA and the world The annual break from work is a fairly recent phenomenon. Greeks  & Romans The Greeks were the first who saw the need to have rest periods to perform more work and intellectually, but it is the Romans who can be said, invented the Vacations. Although it was a privilege destined for the wealthy classes, many families in the months that their emperors were honored, left their city to go to one of …

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