Facts & Figures

Did you know?

  • 2017 marked the eighth consecutive year of sustained growth in international tourism.
  • A total of 1.3 billion tourists travelled the world in 2017.
  • Tourism generated US$1.6 trillion in worldwide exports in 2017.

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