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 November 9th, 2011
Delegates attending the opening of WTM World Responsible Tourism Day were told that governments need to do more to help the travel and tourism industry maximise its power to help the poorest people on the planet. Fiona Jeffery, Reed Travel Exhibitions Director World Travel Market, told the 500 senior travel executives attending the Official Opening: […]
London tours by the homeless and luxury safari company – joint winners at the Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Awards 2011
12pm, London, 9 November 2011 – A luxury safari company – Robin Pope Safaris, and a social enterprise operating walking tours of London by the homeless – Sockmob Events/Unseen Tours, are the joint winners of this year’s Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Awards. At a ceremony hosted at World Travel Market (WTM), ExCel, London, as part […]
The first day of World Travel Market 2011, the leading global event for the travel industry, was a resounding success with exhibitor invitations visitors up a massive 14% on WTM 2010. The Monday of WTM is an Exhibitor Invite only day with the aim of allowing exhibitors to hold discussions and negotiations with those people […]