Who Invented the First Package Holiday?

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The first package holiday was invented by Thomas cook in the 19th Century. However, it is in the 1960s when they became an established part of British cultural life. Since then, they have been the mainstay of the holiday industry in the country offering essential sunshine breaks in beach resorts all over the world.
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See my answer re Thomas Cook, to your other question. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Cook.
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The Packaged holidays were invented by Thomas Cook in the 19th century. It only became an established part of British cultural life in the 1960?s when the first charter airlines allowed affordable foreign holidays.
Package holidays were invented by Thomas cook in the 19th century. However, they only picked up in the 1960?s when the first charter airlines allowed affordable foreign holidays. Since then package holidays have been the mainstay of the British holiday industry, offering the quintessential sunshine break in beach resorts worldwide. Package holidays now come in every shape and size with a vast range of destinations and accommodation to suit every taste and budget.
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