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Faculties and Departments => Business and Economics => Tourism & Hospitality Management (THM) => Topic started by: khadijatul kobra on May 05, 2018, 01:20:29 PM

Title: Tourism – an economic and social phenomenon
Post by: khadijatul kobra on May 05, 2018, 01:20:29 PM
Current developments and forecasts

International tourist arrivals grew by 4.6 % in 2015 to 1,184 million
In 2015, international tourism generated US$ 1.5 trillion in export earnings
UNWTO forecasts a growth in international tourist arrivals of between 3.5% and 4.5% in 2016
By 2030, UNWTO forecasts international tourist arrivals to reach 1.8 billion (UNWTO Tourism Towards 2030)

UNWTO Tourism Highlights 2017 edition presents a concise overview of international tourism in the world based on the results for the year 2016. The booklet includes:

  - Key trends in international tourism in 2016

  - Results by (sub)region and country of destination

  - World’s top tourism destinations

  - Outbound tourism by region and top spenders

  - Long-term forecast: Tourism towards 2030