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‘Overbooked’: Elizabeth Becker on the Business of Travel

July 1st, 2013

Episode 102 of 652 episodes

According to the United Nations tourism organization, there were one billion international trips taken during 2012 alone. In a new book titled, Overbooked: The Exploding Business of Travel and Tourism, journalist ElizabethBecker traces the history of tourism and points to the challenges facing the fast-growing industry, which currently contributes $6.5 trillion to the world's economy. In an interview with [email protected], Becker discusses the role that both individuals and countries must play as the tourism industry undergoes significant change. (Podcast with transcript)