Global tourism industry – statistics & facts

The growth of global travel

Traveling both internationally and domestically has become increasingly common all over the world. As a result, both leisure travel spending and business travel spending saw year-over-year growth in the five years prior to COVID-19. This increase in travel before the health crisis also allowed the number of hotel guests and in turn the hotel industry’s market size to grow. Key performance indicators such as RevPAR

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space tourism | Companies, History, & Facts

Space tourism, recreational space travel, either on established government-owned vehicles such as the Russian Soyuz and the International Space Station (ISS) or on

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tourism | Definition, History, Types, Importance, & Facts

Tourism, the act and process of spending time away from home in pursuit of recreation, relaxation, and pleasure, while making use of the commercial provision of services. As such, tourism is a product of modern social arrangements, beginning in western Europe in the 17th century, although it has antecedents in Classical antiquity. It is distinguished from exploration in that tourists follow a “beaten path,” benefit from established systems of

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