International tourist arrivals reached 1,138 million in 2014, a 4.7% increase over the previous year, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. For 2015, UNWTO forecasts international tourism to grow by 3% to 4%, further contributing to the global economic recovery.
Archive for September 25th, 2011
The UK capital wins the bid to host the World Irish Dancing Championships in 2014! Following a lengthy and hotly-contested bid process, Hilton London Metropole, one of Europe’s largest hotel and conference centres, has been announced as the host of the World Irish Dancing Championships for 2014. The event will mark the first time […]
London has announced its interest in applying for the 10 year ICANN licence to operate a new gTLD (top level web domain) for London. London will be joining a number of other cities who have expressed their interest in applying for their relevant city gTLDs including New York, Paris, Sydney, Rome and Berlin. London & […]
Dubai, UAE – September 25, 2011 – Dubai International passenger numbers topped four million for the sixth time in eight months according to traffic statistics released today by Dubai Airports. August traffic numbers reveal that Dubai International handled a total of 4,019,230 passengers in August compared to 3,987,184 in August 2010, a year on year […]