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Travel & Tourism, one of the world’s largest industries, outperformed the global economy in 2012 and grew faster than many other notable industries such as manufacturing, financial services, communi
Growth in the global travel and tourism industry in 2012 will be broadly in line with expectations set at the beginning of the year.
SAN DIEGO, California - WYSTC, the annual conference of the global youth tourism industry, held this year in San Diego, California, was off to an incredible start yesterday with three key speakers hig
Davos-Klosters, Switzerland – Interviewed by videolink from Tokyo, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda told a panel discussion on risk, hosted by NHK at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in
An unexpected fall-off in tourist numbers in the final months of last year is being blamed on renewed turmoil in the global economy.
The potential of tourism in contributing to lift people out of poverty is increasingly acknowledged and is supported by the growing relevance of the sector for poor countries.
Senior representatives of the private sector, governments, and United Nations organizations will meet next March in the Principality of Andorra to analyze tourism and its key role in international eco
A United Nations report unveiled today paints a gloomy picture of the performance of the global economy next year, with growth projected to be a meagre 3.1 per cent, followed by 3.5 per cent in 2012
The Italian Minister of Tourism and newly-elected Chair of the UNWTO Executive Council, Ms.
With climate change and the global recession driving the current international political agenda, both politicians and businesses are increasingly drawn towards the idea of a global green economy.
A common believe among tourism professionals is that the financial crisis has damaged the entire tourism industry evenly.
The growing number of swine-flu cases in the United States and Mexico has caused some governments to issue a travel warning against travel to affected areas in Mexico and the US, adding more uncertain