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UNWTO: international tourism in 2014 increased by 4.7%MOSCOW, January 28. The number of foreign tourist visits in the world in 2014 increased 4.7% compared to the previous year, and amounted to 1,138 billion Such data today leads the world tourism organization (UNWTO).

The greatest growth showed North and South America (an increase of 7%), Asia and the Pacific (+5%). This was modest growth in Europe (4%), middle East (+4%) and in Africa (an increase of 2%), reports “Finmarket” . Continue reading

International tourism is regarded by countries as a means of economic development that is manifested in the following.• Providing tourists goods and services, the country is more involved in the system of international division of labor, rationally using its natural resources.

• International tourism is an effective source of foreign currency, including due to the “internal exports”, i.e. the tourism local products. As an example, Italy, where the efficiency of the foreign exchange earnings from tourism helped to mitigate the problem of external payments. Over the past period surplus in its current account for 70-80% was formed due to the contribution from international tourism. Under the receipts from international tourism refers to the payment for goods and services made by foreign tourists during their stay in the country, except for earnings from additional employment and payment of international transit. International tourism expenditure includes purchases of goods and services produced by residents of the country abroad. Continue reading

Provide transport services can be performed on a regular and irregular basis.Under regular transportation of passengers means transportation between the territories of the Contracting parties or transit through their territories carried out periodically, according to set in advance the route, schedule and subject to the embarkation and disembarkation of passengers at specific predetermined points.

In accordance with bilateral agreements in the field of road transport regular transport of passengers by buses are organized in coordination between competent authorities of Contracting parties on the basis of granted them permission to travel by the road which passes through their territory. When you open a regular line Contracting parties, as a rule, follow the principle of parity of participation of carriers in both countries. For the passage of buses of regular lines on the territory of transit countries also requires authorization from the competent authority of that transit country. Continue reading

Environmental, associated with the accelerated industrialization of natural landscapes, roads, ports, pollution of water bodies and beaches.• Foreign exchange implications. Although the first place on the importance of international tourism for national economies is given to the revenue currency, and its possible significant leakage. Developing countries are forced to import more food and goods to tourists, as well as the necessary equipment for the travel industry. According to estimates of the World Bank, imports of goods for tourists accounted for 15-55% of revenues depending on the development of the economy and the performance of the tourism industry on local resources. There is also an import, due to the impact of “demonstration effect”. Tourists, arriving in industrialized countries contribute to the imports of foreign consumer goods.

And yet, despite this, international tourism continues to grow, expanding its goals. Tourism classified:

— order — routing-cognitive, sport and recreation, community, resort, ski, festival, hunting, shopping tourism, religious, educational; Continue reading

Today the international tourism influences the development of global economic relations, the economy of individual countries.The development of tourism, growth of tourism services increases the number of jobs. According to experts, currently the tourism industry employs over 100 million people, every 16th job in the world now comes from tourism, and by 2005, every 8th working-age people in the world will be busy in this sector.

International tourism is an active source of foreign exchange earnings. For example, most of the revenue from international tourism in the total revenues from exports of goods and services is: Spain – 35%, Australia and Greece – 36%, Switzerland – 12, Italy 11, Portugal – 21 and in Cyprus is 52 %. In most developing countries, the share of foreign tourism accounts for 10-15% of revenues from exports of goods and services. However, in some countries this percentage is much higher, for example, in Colombia it is 20%, Jamaica – 30, -55 Panama and Haiti -73%. Continue reading

III Arkhangelsk international tourist forumGreeting of the head of the Federal tourism Agency Oleg Safonov P. Forum members

On behalf of the Federal Agency for tourism, I welcome the guests and participants of the III Arkhangelsk international tourist forum “Tourism in modern conditions”!

I am confident that the upcoming forum will become a productive venue for discussing the most pressing issues, seek practical solutions to address key challenges, expansion of interregional and international cooperation in the field of tourism.

Address by the Governor of the Arkhangelsk region I. A. Orlov Forum Continue reading

The concept of "international tourism". Travel servicesOperations on international tourism represent an activity aimed at providing various kinds of tourist services and the goods of tourist demand to facilitate meeting a wide range of cultural and spiritual needs of foreign tourists.

International tourism involves persons who travel abroad and engage in no gainful employment.

Tourism was seen as a journey. The term “tourism” in French means a walk, drive. However, with the development of economy, when the demand for travel has increased dramatically, there is a service providers for such travel, tourism becomes a commodity. As the tourism product is realized in the form of services (tangible and intangible). Continue reading