UNWTO reports (05-Nov-2012) worldwide international visitor arrivals rose 4% year-on-year to 705 million for the eight months ended Aug-2012. UNWTO remains confident that one billion international tourists will have travelled the world by the end of the year. Details include:
- Worldwide international visitor arrivals: +4.1% year-on-year;
UNWTO: “UNWTO expects growth of 3% to 4% for the year as a whole, while forecasting a slight slowdown in demand for 2013 (+2% to 4%).” Source: Company statement, 06-Nov-2012.