TITLE

TRADE SAYS G20 SHOULD MAKE TOURISM PART OF STIMULUS PLAN

PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Travel Weekly (UK);3/20/2009, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the views of travel industry leaders on tourism industry. United Nations World Tourism Organisation assistant secretary-general Geoffrey Lipman says that the industry should send a strong message to the G20 to put tourism in their stimulus packages. Industry analyst Auliana Poon says that it will be two to five years before there is a recovery for the tourism industry.
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37382317

 

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