Volvo, The Native Project Presents A Model
In 1825, George and Robert Stephenson sowed the seed of mass tourism when they constructed Locomotion No. 1, the first public steam train in the world. By the 1840s, public railroads crisscrossed much of Europe and the United States. And in 1841, Thomas Cook based what’s broadly thought of to be the world’s first public travel agent . If Rome was the New York of antiquity, then the Bay of Naples was the Hamptons. Every summer season, the Mediterranean heat emptied the imperial capital of its bella gente, and the complete modern world allied forth to recreate itself 100 miles south, by the craggy, sun-drenched shores of Campania. The Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau is the official and accredited vacation spot advertising organization for all of Wake County.
- Travelers fall into 2 major teams, but the motivations and priorities couldn’t be more