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World Tourism Day

September 27, 2019

“Over the past six decades, tourism has experienced continued expansion and diversification, and it has become one of the fastest-growing and most important economic sectors in the world, benefiting destinations and communities worldwide. International tourist arrivals worldwide have grown from 25 million in 1950 to nearly 1.3 billion today Similarly, international tourism revenues earned by destinations around the world have grown from 2 billion US dollars in 1950 to 1260 trillion in 2015. The sector represents an estimated 10% of the world’s GDP and 1 in 10 jobs globally.”

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September 27, 2019
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