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Tourism off track? Zurab Pololikashvili, secretary-general of the UN World Tourism Organization

Travel has long fascinated the human imagination but until very recently it’s been the privilege of a select few. The growth of the global middle class has turned tourism into a major economic engine, responsible for about 10 percent of both global GDP and total employment. But with over a billion people now traversing the world each year in search of sunbeds and fridge magnets, is such growth sustainable? To discuss this, Oksana is joined by Zurab Pololikashvili, secretary-general of the UN World Tourism Organization.


Oksana Boyko @OksanaBoyko_RT
Worlds Apart @WorldsApart_RT