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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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« L’effet Centre » du Centre des congrès de Québec après 20 ans : 1,8 Milliard $

20 ans jour pour jour, le Centre des congrès de Québec a souligné, le 29 août 2016, son ouverture officielle de 1996 en révélant une foule de statistiques excellentes à partager. Important leader du tourisme d’affaires et moteur économique significatif, le bilan de « L’effet Centre » est présenté par ce chiffre rond : 1 800 000 000 $.
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neZEH: e-toolkit to help hotels reach zero-energy consumption

The Europeen Hotels system puts innovation at the top level. The nearly-Zero Energy Hotels (neZEH) e-toolkit, which is available online at: www.nezeh.eu assesses the energy performance of hotels and proposes measures to improve efficiency and increase the use of renewable energy sources towards nearly-zero consumption. The toolkit is the outcome of a three-year long project funded by the European Union.
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First World Conference on Tourism for Development

The role of tourism in fighting poverty and building peace were the key focus of the First World Conference on Tourism for Development. The event, organized by UNWTO and the Government of the People’s Republic of China, gathered in Beijing 1000 participants from over 100 countries, was held from 18-21 May 2016 with a specific view to advancing the contribution

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Exports from international tourism rise 4% in 2015

International tourism receipts in destinations around the world grew by 3.6% in 2015, in line with the 4.4% increase in international arrivals. For the fourth consecutive year, international tourism grew faster than world merchandise trade, raising tourism’s share in world’s exports to 7% in 2015. The total export value from international tourism amounted to US$ 1.4 trillion.
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