The ‘I Congress of Tourism History’ brings together in the Monastery of Poio the main experts in this area

The Monastery of Poio is hosting the ‘I Congress of Tourism History’, whose central theme is ‘The origins of tourism in Spain, 1900-1939. The birth of a country of tourism’. Experts from 18 universities come together to analyze the history of this sector in our country during the first forty years of the twentieth century.

ECOBAS researcher Rafael Vallejo and Professor Carlos Larrinaga, from the University of Granada, coordinate the event, which is part of the activities of the Turhis research group. The objective is to evaluate how the Spanish tourist system was configured during the first third of the twentieth century, in terms of tourism companies, agencies, hotels, etc., as the rest of the tourist organization and the type of tourism received at that time.

More information at the next links:  

DUVI: España atopábase xa entre os principais destinos turísticos do mundo a comezos da década de 1930

Faro de Vigo: Rafael Vallejo “No hay que prohibir el turismo sino pensar en qué límites debemos situarlo”

La Ser: Historia del Turismo