Our May edition features Karongwe Portfolio, Hotel Verde and Jaci’s Lodges - three prime examples of eco-friendly properties in South Africa who meet, and even exceed expectations as outlined in the UNWTO 2017 International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development initiative.
Increasing per capita income is driving the growth of global tourism market leading to continuous growth in international tourism. Over the last five years, tourism market in emerging economies, especially countries in South America and Asia have driven the global tourism market. Compared to a decade ago, global tourism market has undergone a lot of changes. Emerging economies now account for more market share as compared to developed economies. As per International Travel Association (ITA), the number of international tourists arrivals in the U.S.is expected to grow from 69.8 million in 2013 to 83.8 million by 2018.