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Global tourism up in 2017, but USA down

UNWTO, United Nations World Tourism Organization, held a news conference last week in Madrid to report global travel increased 7% in 2017 to 1.322 billion international arrivals. This was the strongest global tourism performance in 7 years. Europe up 8% in 2017 to 671 million international arrivals. Southern Europe and Mediterranean region up 13% and…

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Where U.S. travelers travel outside USA

In the frequent flyer world of Boarding Area and travel bloggers, it may seem like most everyone in the USA is traveling to far flung destinations around the world. Travel statistics show reality is quite a bit different with most travelers who actually leave the USA borders never getting out of North America. Travel data…

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