Final presentation christian lawlor


Published on

Published in: Travel
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Total views
On SlideShare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Final presentation christian lawlor

  1. 1. Travel Agent Christian Lawlor Technology & Multimedia Spring 2009
  2. 2. Project Description <ul><li>Christian Lawlor </li></ul><ul><li>I will be discussing six different countries in Europe and how these countries are uniquely appealing to visit. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Table of Contents <ul><li>Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Portugal </li></ul><ul><li>England </li></ul><ul><li>France </li></ul><ul><li>Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Italy </li></ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul><ul><li>Works Cited </li></ul>
  4. 4. Spain: Basic Information <ul><li>Population: About 46 million </li></ul><ul><li>Capital: Madrid </li></ul>
  5. 5. Spain: Famous Sites <ul><li>Barcelona- guided city tours, private tours, guided visits to the prominent monuments and visits to nearby towns of high historical interest </li></ul><ul><li>Cordoba- boasts numerous monuments such as the old Moorish Mezquita, the Alcazar fortress and the Synagogue </li></ul><ul><li>Granada- tourists are offered guided tours to the famous Alhambra and Generalife palace and fortress, a historical guided tour through the old part of the town and visits to nearby towns of interest (Rust 1). </li></ul>
  6. 6. Spain: Tourist Information <ul><li>Spain is second in the world for tourism behind the United States </li></ul><ul><li>Spain has 4 major coasts that have summer resorts and beaches </li></ul>
  7. 7. Spain: Interesting Facts <ul><li>Known for influencing other countries; over 400 million Spanish speakers today </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish culture has its origins in the Iberian, Celtiberian, Latin, Visigothic, Roman Catholic, and Islamic cultures </li></ul><ul><li>Running of the bulls is a trademark of Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Located in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula (Clout 8). </li></ul>
  8. 8. Portugal: Basic Information <ul><li>Population: About 10 million </li></ul><ul><li>Capital: Lisbon </li></ul>
  9. 9. Portugal: Famous Sites <ul><li>Belem Tower is one of the most famous landmarks in Lisbon, one of the leading tourism cities in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Batalha- Portuguese Gothic masterpiece, the Santa Maria da Vitória Monastery (14th-16th centuries) is a national landmark (Rust 4). </li></ul>
  10. 10. Portugal: Tourist Information <ul><li>Main tourist areas include Greater Lisbon, Algrave, and Greater Porto </li></ul><ul><li>Tourism regions encompass Costa Verde, Costa da Prata, and Costa de Lisboa </li></ul>
  11. 11. Portugal: Interesting Facts <ul><li>Portugal’s culture has changed over the years and they have increased their number of public cultural facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Located in southwestern Europe in the Iberian Peninsula (Clout 3). </li></ul>
  12. 12. England: Basic Information <ul><li>Population: About 52 million </li></ul><ul><li>Capital: London </li></ul>
  13. 13. England: Famous Sites <ul><li>Big Ben is one of the most known symbols of London </li></ul><ul><li>Stonehenge is definitely a stop for every tourist that visits England (Rust 2). </li></ul>
  14. 14. England: Tourist Information <ul><li>Part of the United Kingdom that borders with Scotland and Wales </li></ul>
  15. 15. England: Interesting Facts <ul><li>Aston Martin is a well established English automobile company </li></ul><ul><li>English football (soccer) is the best in the world especially the world famous football club Liverpool F.C. (Clout 11). </li></ul>
  16. 16. France: Basic Information <ul><li>Population: About 65 million </li></ul><ul><li>Capital: Paris </li></ul>
  17. 17. France: Famous Sites <ul><li>Eiffel Tower is by far the symbol of France </li></ul><ul><li>The Louvre Museum is also considered very famous </li></ul>
  18. 18. France: Tourist Information <ul><li>Located in western region of Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Tourist sites include the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral, and the Arc de Triomphe </li></ul>
  19. 19. France: Interesting Facts <ul><li>Paris is the most visited city in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Eastern parts of France contain many ski resorts in the Alps </li></ul>
  20. 20. Germany: Basic Information <ul><li>Population: About 82 million </li></ul><ul><li>Capital: Berlin </li></ul>
  21. 21. Germany: Famous Sites <ul><li>The Berlin Wall is one of the biggest attractions while visiting Germany </li></ul>
  22. 22. Germany: Tourist Information <ul><li>Tourist towns include Berlin, Hamburg, and Munich </li></ul><ul><li>Bamberg, Dresden, and Goslar are also tourist hot spots </li></ul>
  23. 23. Germany: Interesting Facts <ul><li>Germany is the seventh most visited country in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Located in Central Europe </li></ul>
  24. 24. Italy: Basic Information <ul><li>Population: About 60 million </li></ul><ul><li>Capital: Rome </li></ul>
  25. 25. Italy: Famous Sites <ul><li>The Colosseum and the Vatican Museums are two main attractions for tourists </li></ul><ul><li>Other main sights include the Pantheon, St. Peter’s Basicalla, and the Spanish Steps </li></ul>
  26. 26. Italy: Tourist Information <ul><li>Famous works of art include Michelangelo’s David and Botticelli’s Birth of Venus </li></ul>
  27. 27. Italy: Interesting Facts <ul><li>Located in Southern Europe, boot-shaped peninsula </li></ul><ul><li>Known for Italian Renaissance (13 th century) </li></ul><ul><li>Rome is one of the most visited cities in the world </li></ul>
  28. 28. Video
  29. 29. Works Cited <ul><ul><ul><li>Abdullah, Mansur G. &quot;Western Europe.&quot; Britannica Online . Britannica. Web. 24 Feb. 2010. <>. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Archick, Kristin. &quot;European Union Studies.&quot; Columbia University Libraries . Columbia University. Web. 24 Feb. 2010. <>. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Berkmoes, Ryan Ver. Western Europe . Google Books . Google. Web. 24 Feb. 2010. <>. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  30. 30. Works Cited <ul><ul><ul><li>Clout, Hugh D. Western Europe: Geographical Perspectives . Google Books . Google. Web. 24 Feb. 2010. <>. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Italy.&quot; InfoPlease . Web. 24 Feb. 2010. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rust, Val D. &quot;Western Europe.&quot; Encyclopedia of Education . Web. 24 Feb. 2010. <>. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Western Europe.&quot; Fact Monster . Web. 24 Feb. 2010. </li></ul></ul></ul>