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How many people work in travel and tourism?

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

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  • In 2014, 7.9 million persons worked in travel and tourism

    • 5.5 million directly (airline pilots, hotel staff…)

    • 2.4 million indirectly (airline caterers, hotel toiletry manufacturers…)