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3 years ago

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 is senior editor and a co-founder at Tnooz. He was previously editor of UK-based magazine Travolution and web editor of Media Week UK from 2003 to 2005.

He has worked in regional newspapers (Essex Enquirer) and started his career at the Police Gazette at New Scotland Yard in London. He has a degree in criminology, a postgraduate diploma in magazine journalism and publishes his first book - a biography about Depeche Mode - in late-2016.



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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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