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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The History of Tourism in Ancient Greece and Rome.

Greece  –  Rome  –  Roman Roads – Sparta  Tourism in Ancient Greece and Rome: Historic Evolution of Tourism This is the first part of an investigation of the History of Tourism. The second part, Tourism in the Middle Ages can be read here Tourism is a series of trips made for pleasure or for commercial, professional or similar reasons, during which the absence of habitual residence is only temporary. Triumph Arch in Via Agrippa – Orange – (France) Modern tourism …

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How to do Hiking Safely?

How to do Hiking Safely? Tips. Hiking and trekking are very rewarding activities. In order for the experience to be enjoyed, some basic recommendations must be taken into account. There are many trails where you don’t need to be an expert, perhaps the vast majority. But there are also others instead where the level of difficulty is higher. Whatever the route and the days it involves, it is always necessary to follow some minimum safety rules to fully enjoy it. …

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American Forces Travel Defense 2021

Who We Serve  –  Benefits  –  Frequent Questions American Forces Travel Reservation Site Review The Department of Defense has partnered with Priceline®  to manage an exclusive travel reservation site for members of the US military. It can be used by active duty members, veterans and their families. Now they have an online website to find and book trips with discounts. There Are many for-profit online leisure travel offerings marketed to the military today. But American Forces Travel (AFT) is the …

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Beverley Minster Medieval Treadwheel Crane

Treadwheel Crane in Beverley Minster – England The cranes of wheel (or Treadwheel Cranes) were used by architects and engineers from the times of the Romans. Probably some stopped being used only at the beginning of the 20th century. This is a detail of those that still exist.  Some are original and have a thousand years of antiquity. A few others were rebuilt. All are worth knowing and if possible visit them. The Minster Beverley Minster is an English parish …

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