10 Facts about travel

10 Facts about travel

 1. Travel can be good for your health.

 Studies have shown that traveling can reduce stress, improve mental health, and boost happiness levels.

2. The world’s oldest travel company

Thomas Cook, was founded in 1841.

3. The most visited country in the world is France.

with over 89 million visitors in 2019.

4. The longest commercial flight.

in the world is currently operated by Singapore Airlines, flying non-stop from Singapore to New York in just under 19 hours.

5. The first recorded road trip was taken in 1888 by Bertha Benz.

 the wife of Karl Benz, who drove a car he had invented from Mannheim, Germany to Pforzheim, Germany.

6. The world’s busiest airport is Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

with over 107 million passengers in 2018.

7. The first passport was introduced in 1855 by the British government,

 and was initially only required for travel to France, Belgium, and Holland.

8. The world’s largest cruise ship,

 Symphony of the Seas, can carry up to 6,680 passengers and 2,200 crew members.

9. The Great Wall of China is the longest wall in the world.

stretching over 13,000 miles. It was built over a period of more than 2,000 years, starting in the 7th century BC.

10. The world’s most expensive hotel room is the Royal Penthouse Suite at the Hotel President Wilson in Geneva, Switzerland.

which costs $80,000 per night. It includes 12 bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, a private gym, and a terrace with panoramic views of Lake Geneva.

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