Published on : Saturday, March 25, 2017
Worldwide tourism continues to grow faster than global economy and for six years, travel and tourism has grown faster in global economy. And Asia-Pacific continues to exhibit the best and steady growth.
The WTTC also says that four most rapidly expanding markets for travel and leisure are in the Asia Pacific. Southeast Asia continues to grow the fastest, up to 8% last year, due to more Chinese visitors. It was followed by Northeast Asia and Oceania—Australia and New Zealand.
Last week, other reports at the travel industry’s largest trade show agreed that Asia will remain the fastest-growing travel market this year and next. However, one of the organizers warned, “Racism, protectionism, populism and barriers between nations are not compatible with a prospering tourism industry.”
Tags: Asia-Pacific shows