The World's Top Tourism Destinations, 2013

(international tourist arrivals)

The following table shows the top ten tourism destinations according to the number and percent of tourist arrivals in each country during 2013, and compared with 2012.

2013
rank
Country Arrivals (millions) Percent
change
2012/2013
2013 2012
1. France n.a. 83.0 n.a
2. United States 69.8 66.7 4.7%
3. Spain 60.7 57.5 5.6
4. China 55.7 57.7 -3.5
5. Italy 47.7 46.4 2.9
6. Turkey 37.8 35.7 5.9
7. Germany 31.5 30.4 3.7
8. United Kingdom 31.2 29.3 6.4
9. Russian Federation 28.4 25.7 10.2
10. Thailand 26.5 22.4 18.8

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The World's Top Tourism Destinations, 2013

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