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Daily Mail
Egypt's tourism trade is suffering in the wake of plane disastersare 4,500 years old and a massive attraction But tourist numbers from Europe,
Egypt's tourism trade is suffering in the wake of plane disasters
Daily Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
are 4,500 years old and a massive attraction But tourist numbers from Europe, the US, Russia and Far East are down The World Travel and Tourism Council said recently the economies of Egypt and Tunisia were at risk of collapsing as they were... Read more
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ABC News
3 Dead, 2 Still Missing Climbing Mount Everestis Nepal’s chief source of foreign income and contributed almost 9 percent of i
3 Dead, 2 Still Missing Climbing Mount Everest
ABC News / Posted yesterday
is Nepal’s chief source of foreign income and contributed almost 9 percent of its GDP in 2014, according to a report by the World Travel and Tourism Council. But the impoverished Himalayan country saw its tourist arrivals drop after deadly twin... Read more
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ABC News
4 People Die in 4 Days Climbing Mount Everestis Nepal’s chief source of foreign income and contributed almost 9 percent of i
4 People Die in 4 Days Climbing Mount Everest
ABC News / Posted yesterday
is Nepal’s chief source of foreign income and contributed almost 9 percent of its GDP in 2014, according to a report by the World Travel and Tourism Council. But the impoverished Himalayan country saw its tourist arrivals drop after deadly twin... Read more
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ABC News
4 People Die in 4 Days Climbing Mount Everestis Nepal’s chief source of foreign income and contributed almost 9 percent of i
4 People Die in 4 Days Climbing Mount Everest
ABC News / Posted yesterday
is Nepal’s chief source of foreign income and contributed almost 9 percent of its GDP in 2014, according to a report by the World Travel and Tourism Council. But the impoverished Himalayan country saw its tourist arrivals drop following deadly twin... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tourism Can Drive Job Creationjob creation and a driving force for economic growth and development, as highli
Tourism Can Drive Job Creation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
job creation and a driving force for economic growth and development, as highlighted by recent figures. According to the World Travel and Tourism Council data, in 2015 tourism directly created over 107 million jobs (3.6% of total employment... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Can Egyptian tourism survive another airline disaster?economy. It accounts for around 11% of GDP and supports about 11% of all jobs i
Can Egyptian tourism survive another airline disaster?
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 4 days ago
economy. It accounts for around 11% of GDP and supports about 11% of all jobs in the country, according to data from the World Travel and Tourism Council. “This is a country that needs tourism to survive,” said Olivier Jager, CEO of travel... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Can Egyptian tourism survive another airline disaster?economy. It accounts for around 11% of GDP and supports about 11% of all jobs i
Can Egyptian tourism survive another airline disaster?
KTVZ Bend / Posted 5 days ago
economy. It accounts for around 11% of GDP and supports about 11% of all jobs in the country, according to data from the World Travel and Tourism Council. "This is a country that needs tourism to survive," said Olivier Jager, CEO of travel... Read more
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The Irish Times
Caveat: Thank you for lobbying, now fill out the registerhead of tourism and hospitality at Dubai Holding, the group that manages the em
Caveat: Thank you for lobbying, now fill out the register
The Irish Times / Posted 5 days ago
head of tourism and hospitality at Dubai Holding, the group that manages the emirate’s assets. He is also chairman of the World Travel and Tourism Council, a global industry promotion group, and chancellor of the Emirates Academy of Hospitality... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Mediterranean tourism: More worries aheadgross domestic product and supports about 11% of all jobs in the country, eithe
Mediterranean tourism: More worries ahead
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 5 days ago
gross domestic product and supports about 11% of all jobs in the country, either directly or indirectly, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council. Shares in British-based travel giant Thomas Cook dropped to its lowest price in three... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Mediterranean tourism: More worries aheadgross domestic product and supports about 11% of all jobs in the country, eithe
Mediterranean tourism: More worries ahead
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 5 days ago
gross domestic product and supports about 11% of all jobs in the country, either directly or indirectly, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council. Shares in British-based travel giant Thomas Cook dropped to its lowest price in three... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Mediterranean tourism: More worries aheadgross domestic product and supports about 11% of all jobs in the country, eithe
Mediterranean tourism: More worries ahead
Local 10 Miami / Posted 5 days ago
gross domestic product and supports about 11% of all jobs in the country, either directly or indirectly, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council. Shares in British-based travel giant Thomas Cook dropped to its lowest price in three... Read more
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My EastText
Mediterranean tourism: More worries aheadgross domestic product and supports about 11% of all jobs in the country, eithe
Mediterranean tourism: More worries ahead
My EastText / Posted 5 days ago
gross domestic product and supports about 11% of all jobs in the country, either directly or indirectly, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council. Shares in British-based travel giant Thomas Cook dropped to its lowest price in three... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Mediterranean tourism: More worries aheadgross domestic product and supports about 11% of all jobs in the country, eithe
Mediterranean tourism: More worries ahead
KTXS Abilene / Posted 5 days ago
gross domestic product and supports about 11% of all jobs in the country, either directly or indirectly, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council. Shares in British-based travel giant Thomas Cook dropped to its lowest price in three... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Mediterranean tourism: More worries aheadgross domestic product and supports about 11% of all jobs in the country, eithe
Mediterranean tourism: More worries ahead
KECI Missoula / Posted 5 days ago
gross domestic product and supports about 11% of all jobs in the country, either directly or indirectly, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council. Shares in British-based travel giant Thomas Cook dropped to its lowest price in three... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Mediterranean tourism: More worries aheadgross domestic product and supports about 11% of all jobs in the country, eithe
Mediterranean tourism: More worries ahead
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 5 days ago
gross domestic product and supports about 11% of all jobs in the country, either directly or indirectly, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council. Shares in British-based travel giant Thomas Cook dropped to its lowest price in three... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Mediterranean tourism: More worries aheadgross domestic product and supports about 11% of all jobs in the country, eithe
Mediterranean tourism: More worries ahead
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
gross domestic product and supports about 11% of all jobs in the country, either directly or indirectly, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council. Shares in British-based travel giant Thomas Cook dropped to its lowest price in three... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Mediterranean tourism: More worries aheadgross domestic product and supports about 11% of all jobs in the country, eithe
Mediterranean tourism: More worries ahead
KTVZ Bend / Posted 5 days ago
gross domestic product and supports about 11% of all jobs in the country, either directly or indirectly, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council. Shares in British-based travel giant Thomas Cook dropped to its lowest price in three... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Mediterranean tourism: More worries aheadgross domestic product and supports about 11% of all jobs in the country, eithe
Mediterranean tourism: More worries ahead
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
gross domestic product and supports about 11% of all jobs in the country, either directly or indirectly, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council. Shares in British-based travel giant Thomas Cook dropped to its lowest price in three... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Mediterranean tourism: More worries aheadgross domestic product and supports about 11% of all jobs in the country, eithe
Mediterranean tourism: More worries ahead
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 5 days ago
gross domestic product and supports about 11% of all jobs in the country, either directly or indirectly, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council. Shares in British-based travel giant Thomas Cook dropped to its lowest price in three... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Mediterranean tourism: More worries aheadgross domestic product and supports about 11% of all jobs in the country, eithe
Mediterranean tourism: More worries ahead
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 5 days ago
gross domestic product and supports about 11% of all jobs in the country, either directly or indirectly, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council. Shares in British-based travel giant Thomas Cook dropped to its lowest price in three... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Mediterranean tourism: More worries aheadgross domestic product and supports about 11% of all jobs in the country, eithe
Mediterranean tourism: More worries ahead
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 5 days ago
gross domestic product and supports about 11% of all jobs in the country, either directly or indirectly, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council. Shares in British-based travel giant Thomas Cook dropped to its lowest price in three... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Mediterranean tourism: More worries aheadgross domestic product and supports about 11% of all jobs in the country, eithe
Mediterranean tourism: More worries ahead
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 5 days ago
gross domestic product and supports about 11% of all jobs in the country, either directly or indirectly, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council. Shares in British-based travel giant Thomas Cook dropped to its lowest price in three... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Derek Hanekom - Tourism Dept Budget Vote NCOP 2016in tourism will benefit from the significant contribution that our sector makes
Minister Derek Hanekom - Tourism Dept Budget Vote NCOP 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
in tourism will benefit from the significant contribution that our sector makes to our Gross Domestic Product. The World Travel and Tourism Council estimates that tourism in South Africa will contribute over R380 billion to our economy this... Read more
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Zawya
Social acceptance of hospitality jobs, growth attracting Omanis to sectorOmanand we are working hard to increase the number."'Good interest in culinary fiel
Social acceptance of hospitality jobs, growth attracting Omanis to sectorOman
Zawya / Posted 9 days ago
and we are working hard to increase the number."'Good interest in culinary field, but service is suffering' According to World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), the total contribution of travel to Oman's GDP is estimated to reach 7.3 per cent in... Read more
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Aljazeera
Tourism: It's more than a few umbrellas on a beachthe largest industry in the world - has become so much more than a couple of um
Tourism: It's more than a few umbrellas on a beach
Aljazeera / Posted 12 days ago
the largest industry in the world - has become so much more than a couple of umbrellas on a beach. According to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), tourism's contribution increased to 9.8 percent of world gross domestic product,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DBN Says Tourism Industry Healthydollar against the US dollar. In the statement yesterday, Mutumba pointed to t
DBN Says Tourism Industry Healthy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
dollar against the US dollar. In the statement yesterday, Mutumba pointed to the findings on Namibian tourism by the World Travel and Tourism Council. In 2014, the Council found that tourism accounted for approximately 24 000 direct jobs and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DBN Offers Opportunities for Finance in Tourismfor further investment in tourism infrastructure and operations. Mutumba point
DBN Offers Opportunities for Finance in Tourism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
for further investment in tourism infrastructure and operations. Mutumba points to the findings on Namibian tourism by the World Travel and Tourism Council. He says in 2014 the council found that tourism accounted for approximately 24 000 direct... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PSF to Promote Rwandan Food At the Ongoing WEFmillion in 2014. In Africa as a whole, travel and tourism is seen as a highly a
PSF to Promote Rwandan Food At the Ongoing WEF
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
million in 2014. In Africa as a whole, travel and tourism is seen as a highly attractive growth industry. According to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), tourism is responsible for 8.1% of GDP and it is forecast to rise at 4.9% per year... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Sports event ban clouds South Africa's tourism revivalof GDP. The sector now accounts for more than 9 percent of economic output and
Sports event ban clouds South Africa's tourism revival
Reuters Sports News / Posted 19 days ago
of GDP. The sector now accounts for more than 9 percent of economic output and supports over 1.5 million jobs, and the World Travel and Tourism Council estimates it will contribute more than 380 billion rand this year. A 25 percent fall in the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Sports event ban clouds South Africa's tourism revivalof GDP. The sector now accounts for more than 9 percent of economic output and
Sports event ban clouds South Africa's tourism revival
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
of GDP. The sector now accounts for more than 9 percent of economic output and supports over 1.5 million jobs, and the World Travel and Tourism Council estimates it will contribute more than 380 billion rand this year. A 25 percent fall in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Derek Hanekom - Tourism Dept Budget Vote Speech 2016South Africa. This means more jobs for our people, more business for our operat
Minister Derek Hanekom - Tourism Dept Budget Vote Speech 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
South Africa. This means more jobs for our people, more business for our operators, and more revenue for our economy. The World Travel and Tourism Council estimates Tourism will earn R120 billion in export earnings, and contribute more than R380... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cape Town, Kruger still SA’s big hittersJanuary last year. February brought an increase of 18 percent, with the depreci
Cape Town, Kruger still SA’s big hitters
iol.co.za / Posted 21 days ago
January last year. February brought an increase of 18 percent, with the depreciating rand a significant pull factor. “The World Travel and Tourism council estimates tourism will earn R120bn in export earnings and contribute more than R380bn to the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Tourism recovering after visa regulations change Hanekomwas however resilient and recovering rapidly. This year promised to be one of s
Tourism recovering after visa regulations change Hanekom
News 24 South Africa / Posted 21 days ago
was however resilient and recovering rapidly. This year promised to be one of strong growth. He cited figures from the World Travel and Tourism Council, according to which the sector would get R120bn in export earnings, and contribute more than... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Statement On the Cabinet Meeting of 26 April 2016Plan, contributed R357 billion to our GDP in 2014 and supported 9 per cent of t
Statement On the Cabinet Meeting of 26 April 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
Plan, contributed R357 billion to our GDP in 2014 and supported 9 per cent of total employment in South Africa. The World Travel and Tourism Council estimates that tourism will contribute R560 billion to our GDP by 2025 and will support over... Read more
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Zawya
GCC single visa would spur regional tourismTravel & Tourismexpatriates, who need an entry visa for each country. David Scowsill, presiden
GCC single visa would spur regional tourismTravel & Tourism
Zawya / Posted 24 days ago
expatriates, who need an entry visa for each country. David Scowsill, president and chief executive officer of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), said a unified GCC visa should be "very high up the political agenda". "If you... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Delegation to Attend WEF in RwandaR357 billion to our gross domestic product (GDP) in 2014 and supported 9% of to
Delegation to Attend WEF in Rwanda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
R357 billion to our gross domestic product (GDP) in 2014 and supported 9% of total employment in South Africa. "The World Travel and Tourism Council estimates that tourism will contribute R560 billion to our GDP by 2025 and will support over... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Nepal earthquake One year on: Shaken-up residents pray guests will return9 per cent of Nepal's GDP in 2014 and generated 487,500 jobs, 3.5 per cent of t
Nepal earthquake One year on: Shaken-up residents pray guests will return
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 30 days ago
9 per cent of Nepal's GDP in 2014 and generated 487,500 jobs, 3.5 per cent of the total number employed, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council. Visitor numbers dropped 80 per cent as many countries, including New Zealand, posted... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Concerted Efforts Towards Exploiting Untapped Tourism SectorW Hospitality Group 2015 survey. This is expected to transform the country tour
Concerted Efforts Towards Exploiting Untapped Tourism Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
W Hospitality Group 2015 survey. This is expected to transform the country tourism industry. According to figures from the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), the global travel and tourism sector today accounts for 9.5 percent of global GDP,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The world's fastest growing travel destinationsat San Ignacio Miní." The fastest growing by % increase in tourism's contributi
The world's fastest growing travel destinations
Daily Telegraph / Posted 1 months ago
at San Ignacio Miní." The fastest growing by % increase in tourism's contribution to GDP This top 10 was compiled by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) and reflects the increase in the contribution of travel and tourism's to total GDP... Read more

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