Paris, France welcomed 1,110 congresses and 773,090 delegates in 2017, including 262,850 foreign delegates.
A massive increase in the number of visa-free tourists to Grodno, Belarus has been reported with the number recently reaching 25,000.
Zurab Pololikashvili, secretary-general, World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) stressed the importance of tourism and technology providing opportunities for innovation and creating the jobs of the future.
Brussels Airlines welcomed 5.3 percent more passengers in May, compared to the same period in 2017.
Zipcar, a leading car-sharing network, is introducing over 300 Volkswagen e-Golfs to London this year, in what is expected to be the country’s largest number of publicly available shared electric cars.