fastfacts_icon1 Tourism is the fourth largest industry in the global economy after fuels, chemicals, and food.
fastfacts_icon2 82% of developing countries name tourism as a key foreign exchange earner.
1/3 of the world’s poorest countries pinpoint tourism as the leading export earner.
3.3% is the expected increase per year of the number of international tourist arrivals worldwide from 2010 to 2030.

Sources: United States Institute of Peace, World Tourism Organization, and World Travel & Tourism Council.