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From the Mayflower Through the Millennium

ROM MAYFLOWER THROUGH MILLENNIUM Travel Since the Birth of America By 2012, 34%of smart phone December 17, 1903 Orille and Wilbur Wright made the first successful users and 31% of mobile internet users in the U.S. will research travel through these channels. Citizens of Finland and flight in history. Henry Ford developed the assembly line between 1908 and 1915. France enjoyed the most average vacation days at 40 each, respectively. In 2050, there will be nine to ten billion people on the planet and one in two will Founded Nov. 1909, DELAG was the world's first airline. TripAdvisor created its internet travel forum in 2000. travel abroad. WHTour aims to preserve UNESCO heritage sites in Christopher Columbus discovered America In 2009, the Internet was used by approximately 90 million American adults to Vladimir Raitz Leisure travel was first during sea route exploration. associated with the Industrial Revolution. By 1811, the word tourism was coined. pioneered the first mass package holidays abroad in 1950. 3D photography and allow web surfers to interact with plan travel. these images. 1492 1519 1700s 1800s 1900s 2000s FUTURE Ferdinand Magellan's ships started to circumnavigate the world. In 1841, Thomas Cook put together the first packaged holiday in history. On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to step on the moon. Pioneers such as Space Adventures are responsible for blasting a half-dozen multimillionaires into space and Virgin Galactic has taken deposits from 450 potential In 2010, there were over 940 EXICO million international tourist arrivals across the globe. In 1987, Northwest Airlines pilot Robert Plath created the first rolling, vertical carry-on. Last year, travel for leisure, recreation and holidays accounted for just over half of all international tourist astronauts. arrivals. What's next? Ticketless air travel began in October 1993. Greetings KENYA FROM SPACE BRAZIL Friendly Planet Originally published on Share freely.

From the Mayflower Through the Millennium

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This infographic depicts some of the major developments and trends in the travel industry over the past 600 years.


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