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UNWTO Tourism Highlights - 2008 Edition

Tourism Highlights provides a consolidated set of data and trends for international tourism for the year 2007.

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Tourism Highlights is a publication from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), released annually on the occasion of World Tourism Day - on 27 September - celebrated, in 2008, in Peru under the theme 'Tourism Responding to the Challenge of Climate Change'. Tourism Highlights aims to provide a consolidated set of data and trends for international tourism in the year prior to its date of publication. For information on actual short-term tourism data and trends, please refer to the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer at

The World Tourism Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations and the leading international organization in the field of tourism. It serves as a global forum for tourism policy issues and a practical source of tourism know-how. Its membership includes 160 countries and territories and more than 350 Affiliate Members representing local governments, tourism associations and private sector companies including airlines, hotel groups and tour operators.

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