Tourism Numbers

IATA lowers air passenger forecast for long-term demand to 2034

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has updated its passenger growth forecast, lowering its estimate of passenger numbers to 7 billion by 2034. Previously, IATA forecast 7.4 billion passengers in 2034 based on a 4.1% average annual growth rate. The revised result reflects negative developments in the global economy that are expected to dampen demand […]

UNWTO: International tourism on track to end 2014 with record numbers – the Americas lead growth

International tourism is set to hit a new record by the end of 2014 with over 1.1 billion international tourists traveling the world in a single year. During the first ten months of 2014, the number of international tourists grew by 5% according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, rising above expectations. Between January […]