The collectioncontains thousands ofphotographs relatedto theworld of traveland tourism.Heretravelprofessionalsandtourism marketingspecialistscanfind picturesthat illustratetheworld of travel, tourism and vacations very well.Our imageshave been used inseveralguide books, books, catalogs, brochures, flyers, websites and multi-image presentationsworldwide.
With an Image Collection that contains well over 300,000 images covering 160 countries in Africa, Antarctica, the Arctic, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, North America, the Caribbean, Central America and South America and Oceania. With emphasis on global travel destinations, world cultures and their traditional lifestyles, as well as natural habitats and ecosystems you should be able to fill your image needs with ease.
The library contains a great variety of images relating to the world of aviation with plenty of photos of airports, passenger terminals, airplanes and aircraft belonging to a variety of airlines, including some historical aircraft, such as Lufthansa's Junkers JU-52 or the planes of Braniff International designed by Alexander Calder in the 1970s.
Cruises and River Cruises
We have images of cruise ships in the Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean, the Arctic Ocean, the Southern Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, the Caribbean Sea, the Panama Canal and the Suez Canal. We also cover river cruises on the Danube, Rhine Loire, Irrawaddy, Orinoco and Amazon Rivers. You will also find images of lake steamers in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Of course we feature thousands of photos of ports of call located along these bodies of water. Many images also relate to ship board activities and life on board of modern cruise ships, as well as public facilities and state rooms.
The library features images of famous railways, such as the luxurious Venice-Simplon-Orient Express, France's TGV, Germany's ICE trains, the Glacier Express and the Rhaetian Railway in Switzerland, the Trans-Siberian Railroad across Russia, railways and Toy Trains in India, the Chihuahua al Pacífico train through Mexico's Copper Canyon and the amazing train journey to Machu Picchu in Peru.
You will also find images of alternative modes of travel such as balloon rides, horse carriages, donkey carts, elephants rides and camel treks throughout the world. We also feature quite a number of images of people on hikes and sightseeing walks.
Hoteles & Resorts
We have many images of different types of resorts and hotels all over the world. We feature images of Palace Hotels in India, Château Hotels in Canada and Luxury Game Reserves in East Africa, Southern Africa, India and Nepal. Our images tend to focus on the public areas, such as the swimming pools, lobbies, restaurants, as well some special touches that make certain properties stand out from the rest.
Leisure, Health & Wellness
Many images showcase people at leisure in tour groups sightseeing or vacationing on beaches and resorts all over the world. We also document some of the latest trends in Health and Wellness resorts, such as spas and hot springs in Europe and the Americas or Holistic Medicine treatments, such as Ayurvedic Medicine in Southern India or the traditional Temazcal sweat lodges in Mexico.
Markets, Cuisines & Gastronomy
We have thousands of images of local markets with emphasis on fruits, vegetables and seafood. Many photographs also cover restaurants and food stalls in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Americas, Middle East and the South Pacific, including a variety of ethnic cuisines and snacks prepared by people from around the world
Crafts, Textiles & Folk Art
We have many pictures of local crafts, such as pottery, batik, jewellery, stone, ironwork, basketry, woodwork, leatherwork, weaving, inlay, papier mache, spinning, wood carving, weaving and textiles, blown glass and stained glass. We also have pictures of the artisans who create these beautiful pieces of folk art.