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Historical giants : forefathers of modern hospitality and tourism

O'Gorman, Kevin D. (2010) Historical giants : forefathers of modern hospitality and tourism. In: Giants of Tourism. CABI, Wallingford, pp. 3-17. ISBN 9781845936525

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    Abstract

    When tourism began and who the first the first tourists were is a question that many have tried to answer only to end up looking naive when new discoveries have proved their theories wrong. However, it is safe to say that it did not all start with Thomas Cook however substantial his contribution might be. Antiquity is littered with examples individuals who have made significant, often unintentional, contributions to the industry, some of whom are explored here.

    Item type: Book Section
    ID code: 8081
    Keywords: history of tourism, ancient olympics, classical Greece and Rome, history of hospitality, knights templar, hospitality, tourism, Recreation Leisure, Mediterranean Region. The Greco-Roman World, Christianity
    Subjects: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > Recreation Leisure
    History General and Old World > The Mediterranean Region. The Greco-Roman World
    Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > Christianity
    Department: Strathclyde Business School > Strategy and Organisation
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      Depositing user: Dr Kevin O'Gorman
      Date Deposited: 10 Jun 2009 12:32
      Last modified: 20 Jul 2013 21:45
      URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/8081

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