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The tourism sector contributes around 5 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions.
UNEP/GRID-Arendal

World tourism must play full part in sustainable development, says Ban

With tourism accounting for 45 per cent of the foreign income of developing countries, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on the industry to play its full role in facing the three interdependent challenges of promoting sustained economic growth, ensuring social development and safeguarding the global environment.