Traveling is one of the best fascinating activities for many people across the world. Tourism fetches a large revenues for many countries. Similarly, UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organization) predicts a growth in international tourist arrivals of between 3%-4% in 2012. This infographic attempts to give you an overview of travel industry including it's trends and statistics.
Europe account for at least 50% of all international tourist arrivals worldwide. Asia-Pacific region experiences a growth of 6.1% followed by America who witnessed 3.9% in international arrivals. But the middle east saw a decline of 8% in the arrivals due to the Arab spring.
Reasons For Travelling
Over 50% tourists travel for leisure, recreation and holidaying
about 30% for heatlhcare and religious tour
while 15% travel for business, 7% for other reasons
Modes of Transportation: Air-51%, Road-41%, Rail-6% and Water-2%
For more clarity, please go through the infographic.