History of travel – an animated view of the story so far [INFOGRAPHIC]

Running for some 150 years, modern-day tourism has evolved from quaint package holidays via Thomas Cook to how consumers use their devices to plan trips.

Of course, the history of travel is a lot more complex than many realise (or, indeed, would remember).

Orbitz-owned HotelClub has pulled together some of the major milestones (and more) into this animated infographic.

Watch out for some of Tnooz’s predictions at the foot of the page.

Here it is (scroll down to see the animation):

Here’s a link to the original.

NB: Old postcards image via Shutterstock.

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Kevin May

About the Writer :: Kevin May

Kevin May was a co-founder and member of the editorial team from September 2009 to June 2017.



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  1. John Lo

    Graphic is not visible or animated after several attempts. FYI

    • Kevin May

      Kevin May

      @john – sorry, seems to be just grand at our end, on multipledevices – sorry 🙁


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