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Tourism: record number of visitors expected in 2017

Posted: 25 July 2017

According to the online newspaper IlQi, that reports an analysis by Coldiretti, the tourism sector in the summer of 2017 is going to beat every record.

Even the first part of the year, with its 369 million international tourists, reached a record for the last 12 years with a 6% increase on the previous year.

According to Confesercenti, tourism is a key sector for the Italian economy, the third in the euro area, with a value – including direct, indirect and induced contributions – exceeding 11% of GDP.