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Global and local benefits of tourism
October 2, 2012
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“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.” 
– Mark Twain

 

Did you know that 1 in 12 jobs worldwide are in the travel and tourism industry? International tourism arrivals are expected to reach 1 billion visitors in 2012.  Here’s a cool infographic highlighting the global and local benefits of travel:

world tourism day

 *Infographic by Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI)

 

 

 

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