UNWTO News 1

Release Date: 
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
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UNWTO activities at Fitur 2012

Signalling the beginning of the international tourism calendar for 2012, UNWTO will hold a number of activities at the International Tourism Trade Fair, FITUR, addressing key issues facing the sector in times of economic uncertainty (Madrid, Spain, 18-22 January, 2012). Read More +

International tourism to reach one billion

International tourist arrivals grew by over 4% in 2011 to 980 million, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. With growth expected to continue in 2012, at a somewhat slower rate, international tourist arrivals are on track to reach the milestone one billion mark later this year. Read More +

 
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Tourism Towards 2030

UNWTO’s newly released long-term forecast shows that international tourists will reach 1.8 billion by 2030.

Toolbox for Crisis Communications in Tourism

A practical guide for travel and tourism stakeholders to effectively address the challenges generated by crises.

Communicating Heritage - A Handbook for the Tourism Sector

Guidance on the development of successful and effective heritage communications strategies and policies.

 
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2012 will be the year international tourists reach one billion. The one billionth tourist is expected to travel sometime in November or December this year.