Tony Wheeler: Thomas Coryate, The First Tourist

Tony Wheeler: Thomas Coryate, The First Tourist

Lonely Planet founder Tony Wheeler spoke at the Australian Festival of Travel Writing about Thomas Coryate, a mysterious figure who many regard as the first tourist. Wheeler traces Coryate’s journey as he observes the invention of leisure travel.

Who?

Portrait of Tony Wheeler

Tony Wheeler

Tony Wheeler is an English-Australian publishing entrepreneur, businessman, co-founder of the Lonely Planet guidebook company with his wife Maureen Wheeler.

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