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Countries Where Tourist Visits Outpace the Local Population

Vatican City out-punches its weight regarding its tiny population when measured against tourism arrivals, and Pope Francis' popularity doesn't hurt either.

Countries Where Tourist Visits Outpace the Local Population

Tourism

European Tourism Growth Back on the Rise But Political Unrest Burdens Other Regions

The seesaw of tourism growth is never ending, but a sound reminder that regions embroiled in even the worst of downturns will eventually rise again.

European Tourism Growth Back on the Rise But Political Unrest Burdens Other Regions

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This UN Effort to Help Travel Companies Challenge Human Trafficking Falls Way Short

We really can't make sense of the UNWTO's campaign. We're really not sure what a banner on a website can really do.

This UN Effort to Help Travel Companies Challenge Human Trafficking Falls Way Short

Tourism

Chinese and Russian Travelers Lead Global Tourism Growth in 2013

U.S. and German tourists still among the biggest-spending tourists worldwide, but the rapid growth among emerging nations points to who will be the travel leaders of the future.

Chinese and Russian Travelers Lead Global Tourism Growth in 2013

Tourism

20 Countries Where Tourists Spent the Most Money in 2012

Tourist dollars are shifting to new destinations, largely in Asia, but shopping and world-renowned attractions are still the largest factor influencing where travelers spend.

20 Countries Where Tourists Spent the Most Money in 2012

Tourism

The Fastest Growing Tourism Destinations of 2013

Tourism growth is determined by a number of internal and external factors including the location and cultural significance of a destination as well as the economic health of their neighbors.

The Fastest Growing Tourism Destinations of 2013

Tourism

15 Countries with Biggest Gains in Tourism Receipts in 2013

Growth in tourism receipts, or the money spent by international tourists, can be impacted by the type of visitors and internal factors influencing travel costs. But the dominance of Asian countries at the top of the list suggests it's a combination of both driven the region's growing popularity.

15 Countries with Biggest Gains in Tourism Receipts in 2013

Tourism

International Tourist Arrivals Reach Record 1.087 Billion in 2013

The UNWTO's annual tourism numbers are the most accurate statistics available. A second year of record-breaking growth signifies the strength and potential of the international travel industry.

International Tourist Arrivals Reach Record 1.087 Billion in 2013

Tourism

UN World Tourism Organization Discusses Water Conservation

UN World Tourism Organization Discusses Water Conservation

Tourism

Azerbaijan Joins United Nations’ Tourism Organization’s 32-Nation Exec Council

The Executive Council is made up of a diversified group of nations from different regions and with different industry needs, which in theory is meant to lead to a balanced agenda for the organization.