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Tag: World Tourism Barometer

  • Thursday, July 23rd 2015 - 08:37 UTC

    Tourism in South America reported strongest growth in Jan-April period

    The Americas (+6%) led growth, followed by Europe, while by subregion South America and Oceania boasted the strongest increase (both +8%)

    International tourism demand continued to be robust between January and April 2015 with tourist arrivals increasing 4% worldwide according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. Almost all regions enjoyed strong growth with the Americas leading growth and by sub-region, Oceania and South America boasted the strongest increase (both +8%), followed by the Caribbean and Central and Eastern Europe (both +7%)

  • Tuesday, November 6th 2012 - 21:28 UTC

    International tourist arrivals up 4% this year; Americas among the most dynamic

    UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai: a very positive result in view of the global economic situation

    International tourist arrivals grew by 4% between January and August 2012 compared to the same period of 2011 according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. The resilience of international tourism in a continuing uncertain economy is further confirmed by the positive data on tourism earnings and expenditure.

  • Thursday, May 12th 2011 - 06:04 UTC

    South America experienced a 15% jump in tourist arrivals in 2010

    UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai says tourism industry world wide recovering and consolidating

    South America and South Asia saw the greatest jump, 15%, in international tourist arrivals during the first months of 2011 in an overall positive global scenario according to the April interim update of the UN World Tourism Organization, World Tourism Barometer.

  • Saturday, September 4th 2010 - 04:51 UTC

    International tourists arrivals up 7% in half year; Asia and Middle East lead

    In the Americas Central and South America have been the most dynamic

    The first six months of 2010 saw international tourist arrivals grow by 7% according to the August Interim Update of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. This result confirms the recovery trend beginning in the last quarter of 2009 and is expected to continue in the second half of the year at a somewhat more moderate rate but with Asia and Middle East continuing to lead.