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INTERNATIONAL TOURIST

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Definition:
Any person who travels to a country other than that in which s/he has his/her usual residence but outside his/her usual environment for a period not exceeding 12 months and whose main purpose of visit is other than the exercise of an activity remunerated from with the country visited, and who stay at least one night in a collective or private accommodation in the country visited.

Source Publication:
United Nations and World Tourism Organization. Recommendations on Tourism Statistics. Series M, No. 83. (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.94.XVII.6). (para. 29).

Statistical Theme: Industry and services statistics

Created on Thursday, August 26, 2004

Last updated on Monday, January 02, 2006