global tourism

UNWTO: Global tourism grows a moderate 4% in 2021 but remains far below pre-pandemic levels

Global tourism increased 4% in 2021 compared to 2020 (growing to 415 million versus 400 million). However, international tourist arrivals (overnight visitors) were still 72% below the pre-pandemic year of 2019, according to preliminary estimates by UNWTO. This follows on from 2020, the worst year on record for tourism, when international arrivals decreased by 73%. […]