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Tourism : an international survey recognize the positive impact of the sector by citizens

According to the first ever global survey conducted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and IPSOS, 47% of respondents think « they live in cities with a high number of tourists ». Better is the fact that over 50% considers tourism has a positive impact in generating wealth and promoting cultural exchanges, and 49% feel there should be measures to improve tourism management […]

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UNWTO call to position tourism as a policy priority

In 2017, international tourist arrivals grew by 7% reaching 1,322 million. 2017 was the eighth consecutive year of sustained growth following the 2009 global economic and financial crisis. No comparable sequence of uninterrupted solid growth has been recorded since the 1960s. UNWTO call to position tourism as a « policy priority« . Tourism is an important driver of economic growth and development, with […]

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Who is winning the battle against “overtourism” ?

Many cities around the planet are welcome about this industry. Tourism in the World is about billion and billion $. The UNWTO forecasts 1.8 billion international trips by 2030, up from 1.2 billion in 2016. Add in the 5 billion domestic trips now… that’s a lot of tourists, that’s a lot of business. But some other cities are saying «enough» […]

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4% increase for international tourism in 2016

Destinations around the world welcomed 956 million international tourists between January and September 2016, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. This is 34 million more than in the same period of 2015, a 4% increase. Demand for international tourism remained robust in the first nine months of 2016, though growing at a somewhat more moderate pace. After a strong start […]

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