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 January 28th, 2012
With the winter season coming to a close and the holidays now far behind us, February is the perfect time to give yourself a well-deserved break, and with so much going on, Barcelona is a great place to visit at this time of year. Besides the sun, sea and beautiful architecture, Barcelona is going to […]
AviancaTaca, which includes subsidiary AeroGal of Ecuador, has signed a purchase agreement for 33 eco-efficient A320neo and 18 A320 Family aircraft. The order, which is the largest from a single airline in the region in terms of number of aircraft, follows a MOU signed during the Le Bourget Air Show in Paris in June 2011. […]
The Governor of Vologodskaya oblast Oleg Kuvshinnikov presented a whole year round project “Velikiy Ustyug is a homeland of Ded Moroz”. The Governor gave orders to make some changes in target program of the development of Velikiy Ustyug which was adopted in 2010 for 4 years. Despite the increasing interest in this town, the project […]
According to the data of Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), the tourist flow from Russia to Thailand increased by 57% in 2011. Thailand received 1 014 000 Russian citizens in 2011. Even the flood in Thailand didn’t affect the tourist flow from Russia. Every 20th tourist was Russian in Thailand in 2011. Russia took the […]