THE HISTORY OF TOURISMSome details about the history of tourism, people travel place one side toanother. Travel environment and experience can join social activities.What is tourism? Define tourism reason organization 2005-2007 glossary.Social culture, phenomenon personal and business called visitors.US 2008 tourism movement proposes business or pleasure. Tourism is at least8 km 24h. business and pleasure or other. The Empire Era The Empire era are started from the time of the Egyptians tothe Greek and finally came to an end with the fall of the roman empire. During this time, people began traveling in large numbers for governmental,commercial, educational and religious purpose. As centers of governmentalactivities, the city-states become attractions in themselves. 4. The Empire Era Sources; 5. The Empire Era Factors that influence people to travel during the Empireera: Affluent population with time and money to travel Safe and easytravel Widely accepted currencies Widely used languages Legal systemwhich protects personal safety 6. The Empire Era The Egyptians At its peak the travel for business andpleasure flourished. Travel to outlining cities was necessary. Variousamenities were offered to travelers. They travelled for pleasure and festivalswere held every year. People used to travel to attend these festivals. 7. The Empire Era The Greeks: Greeks were the first, who shaped themodern day travel. Pleasure travel was popular. Travel was advanced bytwo developments: Currency exchange: Greek cities accepted foreigncurrency, making it easier for travelers. Communication: The Greek empirecovered the entire Mediterranean thus the language was widely understood. They provided all the amenities required.