TITLE

'Travel can help beat world crisis'

AUTHOR(S)
Perrett, Michelle
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Travel Weekly (UK);4/3/2009, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the United Nations World Tourism Organization's (UNWTO) message to all the nations to promote tourism to lift world economy. UNWTO sent an open message to 155 countries calling for them to encourage travel in a bid to strengthen two-way trade. The organization believes that G20 summit should focus more on tourism and travel as it can help in creating jobs, infrastructure, trade and development.
ACCESSION #
40097161

 

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