publication . Article . 2009

A Gazeta dos Caminhos de Ferro e a Promoção do Turismo em Portugal (1888-1940).

Figueiredo Ribeiro, Elói de;
Open Access Catalan; Valencian
  • Published: 01 Jan 2009
  • Publisher: Universitat de Barcelona
Abstract
Besides the “Gazeta dos Caminhos de Ferro” being the main subject of this study, there is also the intention to refer the development of tourism in Portugal in the period that goes from 1888 to 1940. The important role played by tourism to its publication becomes obvious and we also understand all the initiatives that had to be taken to assure its promotion. Since it’s a publication dedicated to the railways, “Gazeta” also conveys the important contribution the means of transport (railway) had to the development of tourism and how tourism had been used to promote railway traffic.“Gazeta” managed to reach a huge variety of readers and encouraged them to acquire a...
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