Turning one billion tourists into one billion opportunities.

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On December 13, 2012, Latin America received its symbolic tourist number one billion, a Brazilian lady entering Argentina where she was greeted by a special welcoming committee. That billion figure means one out of seven people crossed the borders of their country in just one year, 2012. Amazing! Also note, that in 1950, the registered figure of international travelers was 25 million passengers.

where do they come from? Europe 53% Asia/Pacific 22% Americans 17% Middle East 4% Africa 3% Not specified 1% NOTE: Table made from bar graph. why do they travel? [??] leisure/recreation/holidays 51% [love] visit family & friends/health/other 27% [??] business/professional 15% [??] not...

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