Tourism’s Top Destinations & Markets

Among the top destinations in the world in terms of tourism earnings in 2017, Japan entered the top 10 in 10th place after six straight years of double-digit growth while, Russia re-entered the top 10 of world spenders at eighth place. Spain rose to become the world’s second most-visited destination in terms of international arrivals, after France. International tourist arrivals grew 7% in 2017 led by China which spent US$258 billion on international tourism – or almost one-fifth of the world’s total tourism spending last year.