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Tourism as a tool for development under-financed, claims Taleb Rifai

Friday, July 24th 2015 - 20:21 UTC
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Tourism’s underrepresentation in international financing for development flows remains a critical hurdle to overcome in order to fully deploy its development potential. Despite being a high impact economic activity, a major job generator and key export sector accounting for 6% of total world trade, tourism receives only 0.78% of the total Aid for Trade (AfT) disbursements and a mere 0.097% of the total Official Development Assistance (ODA). Read full article

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  • ChrisR

    I wish Uruguay would get their act together and start attracting cruisers instead of chasing them away by a combination of indifference (they WILL come here attitude) and overpricing the various fees that they can charge.

    Why Vasquez kept the air-headed women that 'No Money Pepe' selected as the head of the tourist department is beyond me and the cretins at Intendencia de Maldonado (for PdelE) are just as bad.

    SA seem to have the attitude that the world owes them a living and things will happen without them trying.

    Jul 25th, 2015 - 11:16 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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