11% of World's Tourists Come to Danube Region

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Sofia, June 8 (BTA) – Some 52 per cent of the world’s tourists visit Europe and 11 per cent (125 million people annually) come to the Danube Region, World Tourism Organization Secretary-General Taleb Rifai said in Sofia Monday.
Rifai was addressing a meeting of the Danube Region countries entitled “Sustainable Tourism through Cooperation with EU Funds and Investments.” The Secretary-General further said that the Danube River, other natural assets and the cultural heritage combine to make the Danube Region a blessed area which can support a booming tourist
industry serving the purposes of regional development and cohesion. According to him, the region’s strength lies in
offering multiple-destination tourist services. More…