Tourism is one of the fastest growing industry in the world. Countries that offer the necessary infrastructure for tourism development reap great economic benefits. In 2015, international toursim generated US$ 1.5 trillion in export earnings according to The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).
Among the countries visited by tourists, France tops the ranking with over 84.5 million visitors followed by the US and Spain. Of the top 10 countries, three developing countries in the list. These are China, Turkey and Mexico.
The world’s 10 most visited countries:
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Source: UNWTO via DW