Home » Headline News »Trade Events » Currently Reading:

UNWTO Says International Tourism On The Up

May 12, 2015 Headline News, Trade Events No Comments Email Email

image011With international tourism generating $US1.5trillion in 2014, delegates at a UNWTO ministerial round-table at this week’s Arabian Travel Market 2015 in Dubai heard that international tourism will grow by between 3 percent and 4 percent globally in 2015.

Delegates also heard that tourism in the Middle East is expected to grow between 2 per cent to five per cent, with WTO Secretary General Talib Rifai, Secretary General of WT saying that international tourism grew by 4.4 per cent to reach a new record of 1,135 million tourists travelling to an international destination in a single year.

He added that recent data from UNWTO said that a record of $USD1.5 trillion was generated by international tourism in 2014, an increase of 3.7 per cent over the previous year”.

 

Written by : John Alwyn-Jones

Comment on this Article:







Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.

Platinium Partnership

ADVERTISEMENTS

Elite Partnership Sponsors

ADVERTISEMENTS

Premier Partnership Sponsors

ADVERTISEMENTS

Official Media Event Partner

ADVERTISEMENTS

Global Travel media endorses the following travel publication

ADVERTISEMENTS

GLOBAL TRAVEL MEDIA VIDEOS