Stats of the week: $1,091, gross tourism earnings (USD) per visitor to Samoa in 2020


$1,091: Gross tourism earnings (USD) per visitor to Samoa in 2020, a drop from the USD1,226 figure in 2019.


Today we celebrate World Tourism Day

Tourism for inclusive growth

The COVID-19 pandemic had a massive social and economic impact. Both developed and developing economies have been hit. And marginalized groups and the most vulnerable have been hit hardest of all. The restart of tourism will help kickstart recovery and growth. It is essential that the benefits this will bring are enjoyed widely and fairly.

World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has therefore designated World Tourism Day 2021 as a day to focus on “Tourism for Inclusive Growth.” (Source: United Nations)

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