Monthly Archives: February 2011

2010 WAS A YEAR OF RECOVERY – FOR MOST PLACES IN THE WORLD

UNTWO Tourism Barometer released its 2010 preliminary results. In 2010, international tourism arrivals were up by 6.7%. This represents an additional 22 million arrivals over the last peak year – 2008. Recovery was particularly strong in emerging countries, but all world regions posted positive growth over last year. However, the real story is at the sub-regional level – destinations either bucked the crisis, held their own, or are still under its effects. Continue reading …