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It’s official: Global tourism industry missing out on more arrivals

Regions like Western Europe, the Caribbean and South America, while seeing their arrivals grow year-over-year, are missing out on more arrivals because of a series of events including terrorism, the Zika virus and weak local economies, Skift report in Internet. The northern hemisphere’s summer travel season has ended and while ...

2017: International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

The General Assembly of the United Nations approved the designation of 2017 as International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, which according to Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of the UNWTO, is “a unique opportunity for expanding the contribution of the tourism sector to the three pillars of sustainability (economic, social and ...