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International Tourism Numbers on the Rise, Says UNWTO

International tourism continues to perform strongly worldwide fuelled by a positive economy, increased air capacity and visa facilitation, according to the UNWTO.

UNWTO Barometer Says 2017 Positive Year for Greek Tourism

Greece ranks 2nd in terms of per capita travel surplus and 5th for per capita international tourist receipts, according to the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

UNWTO: International Tourism On the Up

Despite challenges in Europe and around the world, people have not been discouraged from travelling, says the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

ITB 2016: UNWTO Lists Priorities for Tourism

Ensuring safe and seamless travel, enhancing the opportunities brought by technology and accelerating the shift towards a more sustainable sector are the priorities for the sector, said UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, opening the 50th edition of ITB Berlin on Tuesday, March 8.

Record International Tourism Numbers Expected in 2014, Greece Contributes to Results

International tourism is set to hit a new record by the end of 2014 with over 1.1 billion tourists travelling the world in one single year.

UNWTO: International Tourism Shows Continued Strength, 2014 To Close Above Expectations

International tourists (overnight visitors) traveling the world between January and August 2014 reached 781 million, 36 million more than in the same period of 2013, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

International Tourism Generates $1.4 Trillion In Export Earnings In 2013

Total export earnings generated by international tourism in 2013 reached $1.4 trillion, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

International Tourism Exceeds Expectations In 2013

Despite global economic challenges, international tourism results were well above expectations as arrivals grew by five percent in 2013, reaching a record 1,087 million arrivals.

UNWTO: Greece Makes Top 10 Of Largest International Tourism Earners In 2013

Greece is included in the top 10 of the destinations that saw a double-digit growth in international tourism receipts in the first nine months of 2013, according to UNWTO data.

Europe’s Strong Performance Boosts International Tourism, Greece Among Largest Earners

With a 15 percent increase in tourism receipts, Greece was mentioned in the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer among the 25 largest international tourism earners that saw their receipts grow by double-digits for the first six to eight months of 2013.
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Greece Among World’s Popular Tourism Destinations

Statistics on international tourism recently released by the UN World Tourism Organization showed that Greece with 15.5 million visitors in 2012 ranked 17th among the most popular tourism destination in the world.

World Travel & Tourism Council Foresees Continued Growth in 2008

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), in cooperation with Oxford Economics, recently produced the results of research that indicates continued growth for the travel sector in 2008 despite the repercussions of ongoing global concerns. WTTC leaders revealed that the...

Tourism to Greece at Satisfactory Levels Says WTO

Tourism arrivals to Greece in 2002 remained at a satisfactory level, said the Word Tourism Organization's secretary general, Francisco Frangialli, during the recent Fitur travel fair held in Madrid. He added that prospects for Greece's tourism sector remain positive in light of...