Today marks World Tourism Day, a day that celebrates a sector that contributes 10.4% of the world’s GDP and generates 313 million jobs.

In terms of GDP growth, the Travel & Tourism industry has outpaced the global economy by 4.6% for the seventh successive year (and that’s during a decade with robust consumer spending worldwide)!

But do you know what 24 hours in Travel & Tourism really looks like?

In 24 hours, there are 22.7 million people passing through airports, 22.5 million visitors on Expedia, and 20,000 new jobs created in the Travel & Tourism industry.

Thats not all — take a look at our infographic below to find out what else is happening within the sector in 24 hours.

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