Tourism in addition to being the second most important industry for the world economy after oil, has become the vehicle for the integration of cultures, understanding between peoples and countries, and growing interregional income International tourism has increased to an average of 9 in the last 16 years. The World Tourism Organization, UNWTO, the study “Tourism 2020 Vision” provides a 2020 projection for the tourism sector, based on data supplied by member countries until 1998. This work indicates that by 2020, total tourist arrivals in the world arena will be 1.561 million visitors. That is, a 126.7 increase over 2001 and a cumulative average annual rate of 4.4 . National Magazine Exchange Three tenths higher rate than the average of 4.1 provided by the WTO since 1995.

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