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October 30, 2018 - Nikkei Asian Review

Beijing and Shanghai drop sharply in global attractive cities ranking - by Eri Sugiura

Recently released Global Power City Index 2018 ranked 44 global metropolises based on six criteria. While last year's top urban centers kept its lead, Chinese metropolises saw declines due to the lack of business support and traffic congestions.

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September 6, 2018 - Forbes

New Rankings Of The World's Fastest-Growing Tourism Destinations - by Eric Rosen

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) ranked the most visited travel destinations, and Europe's popularity only grew with more than 670 million international arrivals. Yet, Africa boasts the highest increase of 9 percent in tourism sector this year. 

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July 18, 2017 - Huffington Post

Can Tourism Alleviate Global Poverty? - by Susanne Becken

Wouldn’t it be great if something as simple and pleasurable as international travel could help end something as grinding and enduring as global poverty? After all, the industry is booming, growing at least 4% a year since the 1960s (with a brief slowdown in 2009), according to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).

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July 14, 2017 - DutchNews.nl

Tourism: German and Belgian Influx Predicted

The Netherlands is expecting an influx of German and Belgian tourists this summer, according to predictions from NBTC Holland Marketing.

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Summer booking cancellations for Brussels are among the highest for European destinations but it’s not the only city on the continent feeling the grim effects of violence.

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