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July 18, 2017 - Huffington Post

Can Tourism Alleviate Global Poverty? - by Susanne Becken

Wouldn’t it be great if something as simple and pleasurable as international travel could help end something as grinding and enduring as global poverty? After all, the industry is booming, growing at least 4% a year since the 1960s (with a brief slowdown in 2009), according to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).

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June 9, 2017 - World Economic Forum

These are the world’s fastest-growing economies in 2017 - by Alex Gray

Ethiopia is the fastest-growing economy in 2017, according to the World Bank’s latest edition of Global Economic Prospects.

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May 31, 2017 - Oxford Business Group

South Africa’s new tourism development strategy looks to home market - by Jacob Zuma

While international arrivals remain a mainstay of South Africa’s tourism sector, a revision to the national tourism strategy is looking to stoke growth in the domestic travel industry.

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April 13, 2017 - Nasdaq

5 Fastest Growing Economies In The World - by Prableen Bajpai

Sluggish global trade, policy uncertainties in major economies, and subdued investment have weighed on the global economy in recent years. 

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January 4, 2017 - Business Tech

Flights in South Africa Could Get Cheaper in 2017 - by Staff

ACSA is in the process of approving a 35.5% decrease to airport charges in the 2017/2018 season, according to a recent announcement made to shareholders.

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