1st Edition

The History of Tourism: Thomas Cook and the Origins of Leisure Travel



ISBN 9780415193160
Published September 24, 1998 by Routledge
544 Pages

USD $1,420.00

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Book Description

This unique collection explores the origins of organized tour holidays, as pioneered by the entrepreneurial Thomas Cook. The collection is truly international, covering tours in Britain and also Switzerland, America, Japan, China, India, Ceylon, Singapore, Israel and Palestine. As well as giving an insight into the workings of this long standing, successful company, the works selected are also important pieces of travel and social history.