UNWTO reports (16-Jan-2012) worldwide international tourist arrivals rose 4.4% year-on-year to 980 million in 2011. Details include:
- 2012 forecast:
UNWTO: “UNWTO forecasts international tourism to continue growing in 2012 although at a slower rate. Arrivals are expected to increase by 3% to 4%, reaching the historic one billion mark by the end of the year.” Source: Company statement, 16-Jan-2012.