In this episode Patrick Breitenbach is talking to Prof. Dr. Desmond Wee, Professor of Tourism Sciences and Spatial Theories and Head of Degree Program International Tourism Management at Karlshochschule. They discuss questions as: What is “tourism” really all about and what is beyond it? When did the first tourists appear? What is the sociology of space and movement? Why is the perfect beach such an icon of tourism? What will students do in the study program “International Tourism Management” at Karlshochschule? How did the internet changed tourism and tourism marketing?
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Colonization as the first act of tourism
Thomas Cook – the first enabler of mainstream tourism