Thomas Cook @200*
Many people still prefer the real thing.
So did our protagonist.
“Where are you going?”
“I booked a ticket with Cook“
“Don’t leave me now!” – “Where are you going?”
*Thomas Cook was a British travel agent, born exactly 200 years ago today. He commodified the Grand Tour and invented tourism as we know it today. He gave you a A Room with a View in Tuscany. His guide books contributed to the concept of the armchair traveler.