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The world's top 10 fastest growing tourism cities are all in Asia, according to new data from the World Travel and Tourism Council.
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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 12, 2017 - DW

Tourism pushes Thai economy forward - but for how long? - by Ate Hoekstra

Thailand's attractiveness as a tourist destination remains evergreen as millions of tourists continue to flock to the Southeast Asian nation, providing much needed momentum to its economy.

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July 1, 2017 - The Guardian

Record Number of Big-Spending Tourists Expected in UK this Summer - by Jamie Doward and Rosie McCrum

Despite recent terror attacks, Britain can expect a huge influx of foreign visitors, especially from the US and China

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The metropolitan government is collaborating with disaster-hit regions to prompt more foreign tourists to visit such areas after visiting Tokyo, aiming to help revitalize local economies.

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