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More than 30 Million Jobs Supported by Aviation in Asia Pacific

7 monthes ago   |   By Global Traveler Usa

A report quantifying aviation's impact on the global economy was released last week.
According to new research from the Air Transport Action Group, the global air transport sector supports 65.5 million jobs and $2.7 trillion in global economic activity. The report, Aviation: Benefits Beyond Borders, debuted at the ATAG Global Sustainable Aviation Summit in Geneva last week.
“There are over 10 million women and men working within the industry to make sure 120,000 flights and 12 million passengers a day are guided safely through their journeys. The wider supply chain, flow-on impacts and...
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Virginia's international visitation growth blocks national average

Virginia's international visitation growth blocks national average

7 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tour World

The Governor's Office declares 1.1-million overseas tourists visited Virginia in 2017, spending around $2-billion. Governor Northam states that's a 2.7% rate of growth, in comparison to the 1.3% national average.
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More than 646 million international arrivals in Asia Pacific , exceeds global average

More than 646 million international arrivals in Asia Pacific , exceeds global average

7 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

Pacific Asia Travel Association released the Annual Travel Monitor Final Edition which states that the international visitor arrivals into 47 destinations in Asia Pacific increased by 5.7 percent. This brought 35 million additional arrivals to the collective foreign inbound count into the Asia Pacific last year.
In 2017 the foreign arrivals in the Asia Pacific destinations showed a better global average growth that reached a record high of more than 646 million arrivals as compared to 2016.
The Pacific region has the strongest annual increase at 5.9% year-on-year, followed by the Americas...
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