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source: www.wttc.org

www.world-tourism.org/facts/tmt.html

www.uneptie.org/pc/tourism/sust-tourism/economic.htm

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tourism

The World Travel and Tourism Council indicates that tourism generates 11% of global GDP…
  • employs 200 million people;


  • transports more than 700 million international travellers per year -a figure that is expected to double by 2020.
According to the World Tourism Organization (WTO), international tourism…
  • accounts for 36% of trade in commercial services in advanced economies and 66% in developing economies;


  • constitutes 3–10% of GDP in advanced economies and up to 40% in developing economies;


  • is one of the top 5 exports for 83% of countries and the main source of foreign currency for at least 38% of countries.

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