7-Nov-2012 10:14 AM

Worldwide international visitor arrivals up 4% for 8 months to Aug-2012: UNWTO

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:

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.