We have a winner! The results of Tratok Ltd’s competition are in.

We have a winner! The results of Tratok Ltd’s competition are in.

Company, Progress, Tourism
Two weeks ago, we announced a competition to the community in the third edition of our newsletter: Tratok Ltd is launching a 410,000 TRAT prize competition over the next week. To participate is very easy. Write to inspirations@tratok.net telling us where would be your favourite holiday destination to visit using Tratok and why. Please do not forget to include your wallet address in your response. The team will review the responses and vote for their favourites. The top 10 will be featured on Tratok.com and will receive prizes as follows: 200,000 TRAT 100,000 TRAT 50,000 TRAT 25,000 TRAT 10,000 TRAT 5,000 TRAT 5,000 TRAT 5,000 TRAT 5,000 TRAT 5,000 TRAT The team received a total of 912 entrants to the competition and it was honestly a daunting task to select the best.…
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International Tourist Arrivals: 8th consecutive year of robust growth

International Tourist Arrivals: 8th consecutive year of robust growth

Tourism
International tourist arrivals recorded the highest increase in seven years since 2010, some 84 million more than in 2016, reaching 1.3bn last year, up by 6.8% y/y and well above UN’s World Tourism Organization long-term forecast of 3.8% per year for the 2010-2020 period. Sustained travel demand for destinations across all world regions was evident in 2017 with the strong recovery of outbound demand from Brazil and Russia after few years of decline and the ongoing rise of India, also contributing to inbound growth in many destinations. By region, Africa and Europe grew above average at 8.7% and 8.2% y/y growth, respectively. By sub-region, North Africa and Southern and Mediterranean Europe led results in 2017, reflecting firm demand for Mediterranean destinations. Similarly, real international tourism receipts or in better words,…
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