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The history and development of tourism. Bálint Zsuzsanna BGF KVIFK II. évfolyam V/1. English for Advanced Tourism and Catering Course 20th November 2003.

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1 The history and development of tourism

2 Bálint Zsuzsanna BGF KVIFK II. évfolyam V/1. English for Advanced Tourism and Catering Course 20th November 2003

3 Tourist 4 Travel to a country other than that in which s/he is domiciledhas her/his usual residence 4 but outside his/her usual environment 4 for a period of at least one day 4 but not more than one year 4 whose main purpose of visit is other than the exercise of an activity remunerated from within the country visited

4 Travelling for 4 leisure 4 recreation and holidays 4 visiting friends and relatives 4 business and professional 4 health treatment 4 religion 4 other purposes

5 Tourism 4 people travelling to and staying in places 4 a) inbound: entering a country from their own country of origin 4 b) outbound: leave their country of origin to travel to another country

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7 Greek 4 travel primarily by sea 4 pleasure travel 4 currency exchange was developed

8 Roman 4 excellent roads and waterways 4 sport 4 gladiator fights 4 sightseeing to Greece 4 touring Egypt 4 roads fell into disuse since barbarians made it unsafe to travel

9 The Middle Ages 4 members of the ruling classes travelled to their distant estates 4 knights went to hunt or seek new adventure 4 apprentices were seeking work or went to study at famous workshops 4 students travelled to study with famous scientists 4 actors went from inn to inn reciting poetry 4 pilgrims appeared as the Crusade to the Holy Land began

10 The Modern Age 4 17th century: Grand Tours 4 18th century: travel for health 4 The Industrial Revolution: 4 accelerated the movement from rural to urban areas

11 1779:Steam engine

12 1807: Steamship

13 1817: Locomotive

14 Thomas Cook : railway excursion using chartered trains : cheaper fares for crossing English Channel :first round-the- world trip

15 The 20 th century 4 Introduction of motor car : Boeing the age of air travel for the masses arrived

16 Freddie Laker : airlifts of food to the people of Berlin : set up an air service carrying passengers and cars : British United Airways : Laker Airways

17 César Manrique 4 studied art 4 driving force behind the island of Lanzarote’s whole tourism development philosophy

18 The Future 4 world tourism will continue to grow 4 fastest rates of growth will be achieved by the countries in East Asia and the Pacific, Middle East, Asia and Africa

19 Thank you for coming


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