Organized travel with the purpose of exploring the culture and nature of other peoples existed in the ancient world. So, in the VI century BC the ancient Greeks and Romans traveled to Egypt, where they were attracted by the ancient history, culture, unique nature, beautiful Egyptian structures. The first Greek tourist, about which reliable data is available is the “father of history” of Herodotus, who described their travels.
His second book devoted to Ancient Egypt, which he visited after 459 ad Traveled the ancient Greeks and their country (travel to Olympia for the Olympic games), made the long trip to the healing springs, as well as to the “sacred places”. Aristotle, Democritus, Quintilian in his treatises on education recommended that the understanding of nature in direct contact with her. Continue reading
Traveled humanity, perhaps always, since its inception. First, the purpose of travel was business, then business. It is the merchants and traders in ancient times, explored unfamiliar territory, paving trade routes by land and by sea. In the Middle ages we can talk about the emergence of religious tourism, aims to visit Christian and Muslim shrines. In the New time traveler becomes a hero in literature, the example of that famous Roman “Robinson Crusoe” British author Daniel Defoe. It is noteworthy that the world’s first travel Agency was opened in the UK in the third quarter of the nineteenth century. Continue reading
A brief history of tourism in Benidorm
In 1993 Benidorm city hall celebrated the first century of tourism in the city. based on tourist Avenue “Bath of the virgin of Sufragio” published in 1893, and who is considered the first existing tourist Avenue of Benidorm .
Due to the construction of a new road Silla — Alicante and Benidorm railway from Madrid . the city became more famous and tourist activity has increased.
In 1914 was officially opened on the narrow-gauge railway Trenet de La Marina . which connecting Alicante via Benidorm with Altea .
In 50-ies of the last century. prospects of development. definitively determined the direction of Benidorm on tourism. The General plan of 1956 gave the city a form in which it presents today. Continue reading
Tourism is a major sector of the economy. All developed Nations of the world have long been interested in its development. In the global economy, tourism has become a leading, competing only with oil.
The rapid development in the world of computer technology and the introduction of automation in tourism also make it an area of international information technologies and processes.
The role of international, regional and national tourism organizations that contribute to the development of world tourism and carry out protectionist policies within individual countries and regions. Continue reading
Federal space Agency ha found an investor willing to invest in the construction of the spaceship “the Union” specifically for the “tourist” way, is spoken in the message of Roscosmos.
Federal space Agency has found an investor willing to invest in the construction of a spaceship “Union” specifically “tourist” run, is spoken in the message of Roscosmos.
Space tourism is paying for from the private funds going into space or into orbit in entertainment or research purposes.
Currently only used for the purpose of space tourism is the international space station (ISS). The flights are operated using Russian spacecraft “Union”.
Organization of flights tourists do Roscosmos and the American company Space Adventures. Space Adventures has cooperated with the “Russian” since 2001. Just using this company in the space has already visited five tourists. In “turn” on the fly signed up for another 12 people.
Earlier space flights cost the tourists in 20-25 million dollars since July 2007, the space cost of the tour has grown to 30-40 million dollars. In addition, we announced a price for a new service – output space tourist into space – $ 15 million. Continue reading
The history of tourism is defined as the scientific study of travel (trips, excursions), from deepest antiquity to real time. The use of the historical approach to the study of tourism is carried out to determine the preconditions of the emergence, logic development method appeals to history of tourism development in previous cultures. The history of tourism originates in the history of travel and the development of traditions of hospitality.
The need for such analysis is determined zeal to identify the prospects of the forthcoming development of tourism and hospitality method of solving subsequent tasks:
– disclosure of the origins of tourism in cultural history, tracing the dynamics of travel, their goals, tasks and socio-cultural implications; Continue reading