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2017 Is The Year Of Sustainable Tourism

In December 2015, the UN General Assembly declared that 2017 would be the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. The general idea is to raise awareness about the importance of promoting tourism and of doing so responsibly.

The official launch of the Year of Sustainable Tourism will be held in Madrid on January 18. Since 2009, international tourist arrivals have recorded an annual increase of four per cent or more. In 2014 alone the numbers grew by 4.3% and in 2015...