The World Tourism Organization foresees that during the coming years the international tourist arrivals will increase by 3,3 % per year to around 1.800 millions in 2030.
Every year an increasing number of destinations all over the world have become tourist hotspots, their hard work and investment has paid off and in the process they have become an important part of the socio-economic sector, creating employment and new businesses, infrastructure and new wealth for their countries.
According to the latest UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organization) barometer, the tourism industry has been characterized by its prolonged and uninterrupted annual growth even through periods of crisis, demonstrating its strength and residence. The number of international tourist trips has practically doubled, rising from 674 million in 2000 to more than 1.190 in 2016.
At the same time, the economic wealth generated from international tourism all over the world has reached more than 1.260.000 million US Dollars in 2016 and actually is one of the top three most important world economic sectors. It´s just behind fossil fuels and chemical products and ahead of the food and auto industries.