Where Tourists Spend

September 13, 2019 8:36 am by Francis Barrett

Mark Twain once quipped, “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.”

But what if people are by and large only travelling to the same places? Our newest map highlights the countries with thriving international tourism industries, and it suggests a dramatic disparity between the places where tourists spend big bucks and the places where they hardly spend anything at all.

Top 10 Countries with the Highest International Tourism Receipts in 2017:
1. USA: $211B
2. Spain: $68B
3. France: $61B
4. Thailand: $57B
5. United Kingdom: $51B
6. Italy: $44B
7. Australia: $42B
8. Germany: $40B
9. Macao (China): $36B
10. Japan: $34B

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