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Foreigners spending 14.5 percent of GDP in Albania tourism

2 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

The amount of money spent by international visitors In Albania accounted for almost 14.8% of Gross Domestic Product. This was the recently confirmed statistics by the UN World Tourism Organization, according to which, in the Balkans, Montenegro becomes first with approximately 21.8% of GDP, followed by Albania.
In the meantime, in Serbia and FYROM, this percentage is quite small, as they dearth of a coastline.
According to the World Tourism and Travel Council on the other hand, this year, the tourism's contribution in Albanian economy will amount to around 26.3% of GDP.
According to this...
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Elena Kountoura presented Greece to the European Tourism Leaders

Elena Kountoura presented Greece to the European Tourism Leaders

2 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

Elena Kountoura, Greek Tourism Minister on Monday showcased the tourism policy of Greece to the European leaders in tourism, during the World Travel & Tourism Council's first Europe Leaders Forum that was organized in Lisbon, Portugal.
Arranged to fortify the work of the WTTC on tourism development in Europe and offer a platform in terms of networking of tourism leaders, the Europe Leaders Forum is the first in a series of regional events that took place this year. The event drew more than 150 leaders from all over the region.
Representing Greece, Minister Kountoura displayed high tourism...
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Tourism forum being organized in Muscat, Oman for World Tourism Day celebrations

Tourism forum being organized in Muscat, Oman for World Tourism Day celebrations

2 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

Concerning celebrations for the World Tourism Day this year, a tourism forum is being organized by the Faculty of Business and Economics at GUtech in association with the Ministry of Tourism in Oman. The forum is titled, “Tourism and the Digital Transformation”, and will be held on September 26 at the Kempinski Hotel Muscat, between 6 - 8.30 p.m.
Prof. Dr. Heba Aziz, Head of the Department of Logistics, Tourism and Service Management at GUtech said, “The event is sponsored by the Kempinski Hotel and Shell Oman to whom we are very grateful. The forum will present testimonials on how the...
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