International tourism to reach one billion in 2012

Madrid, Spain, January 2012 - International tourist arrivals grew by over 4% in 2011 to 980 million, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. With growth expected to continue in 2012, at a somewhat slower rate, international tourist arrivals are on track to reach the milestone one billion mark later this year. Download the UNWTO press release  Useful links: World Tourism Performance 2011 and Outlook 2012 and UNWTO World Tourism Barometer (Excerpt)

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