TDM 205 Part 2 Growth of Tourism and History No Photos

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Part 2 Growth of Tourism  and History of Tourism
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Growth of Tourism 1950 25 million 1960 69 million 1970 166 million 1980 288 million 1990 457 million 2000 698 million 2006 842 million 2007 903 million
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Reasons for Growth Leisure and travel are a basic human right Increased free time Urbanization and modernization Increased mobility Growing affluence Increased promotional efforts and increased awareness Political changes
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History of Tourism Ancient Era Development of travel for trade and commerce Development of water travel Improvement of routes and paths Walking, animals, wagons, carriages
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History (cont.) Empire Era Egyptians Persians Greeks Romans
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History (cont.) Decline and Revival Era
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Unformatted text preview: Holy Land was focus of travel Pilgrimage Unsafe travel due to falling Roman Empire Viking explorations History (cont.) Grand Tour Era English and French Elitesboys Focal point was Italy and France Great art cities Tutors Guidebooks became popular Overseas exploration History (cont.) Transition Era Late 1700s Change from rural to urban society Increased industrialization and population shifts Spas and seaside resorts (east coast and Britain) Railroads brought about mass tourism to the coastal resorts History (cont.) Modern Era Technology Patterns today...
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