Thursday, June 13, 2013

International tourism receipts grew by 4 percent in 2012
Receipts from international tourism in destinations around the world grew by 4% in 2012 reaching US$1075 billion. This growth is equal to the 4% increase in international tourist arrivals which reached 1035 million in 2012. An additional US$219 billion ...
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Global tourism revenues set record in 2012
Summit County Citizens Voice
“It is encouraging to see that the growth in international tourist arrivals was equalled by a comparable increase in spending in spite of continued economic challenges,” said United Nations World Tourism Organization secretary-general Taleb Rifai.
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Overseas tourists shun Territory experience
ABC Online
Territory budget papers this week revealed the record low was recorded while international touristnumbers nationally were rising. International visitor numbers to the Territory in 2012 dipped by more than 12 per cent, to about 250,000. That was almost ...
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UNWTO records +4% increase in international tourism receipts in 2012
Receipts from international tourism last year were in line with the increase in tourist arrivals, according to data released by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). Receipts grew by +4% in real terms in 2012 to US$1,075 billion, equal ...
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Pansy Ho promotes Global Tourism Economy Forum in Macau 2013
Macau Daily Times
The Managing Director of MGM China and Director of STDM (which controls SJM), Ms Pansy Ho, recently attended this year's World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit in Abu Dhabi. Ms Ho was in the capital of the United Arab Emirates chiefly to ...
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Global Tourism Day on Monday
The New Indian Express
International Forum for Cultural Heritage and Tradition (IFCHAT) is all set to observe May 20 as 'International Tourism Day' to commemorate the 515th anniversary of the arrival of Vasco da Gama to India. Austin Paul, president, IFCHAT, and former ...
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Bath Tourism Plus capitalises on new German links with attendance at global ...
Known as the largest financial centre in continental Europe and home to one of the world's largest airports, Frankfurt is a key target for Bath's ambition to grow international tourism. The city is connected by direct, daily flights into Bristol ...
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SA targets even higher tourism sector growth
THOUGH international tourist arrivals to South Africa rose by more than double the world average last year, the country is targeting higher growth from domestic and regional tourism, which would bring it in line with other successful and established ...
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Final candidates vie for Tourism Australia's 'Best Jobs in the World' - GlobalPost
In all, 18 candidates from 12 countries have been shortlisted from a pool that started with 330,000 applicants from 196 countries, in one of the most successful international tourism campaigns geared towards young people. Finalists are vying for one of ...
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UNWTO: Caribbean international tourist arrivals to hit 30 million by 2030
International tourist arrivals to the Caribbean region are projected to reach 30 million by the year 2030, according to the Tourism Towards 2030 forecast from the UN World Tourism Organization. The Caribbean received a total of 21 million tourist ...
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