Monday, March 24, 2014

Top 10 Most Tourist Destinations in the World in 2013


Are you planning for a trip? You may try visiting one of the world's growing tourist destinations or top 10 most visited countries in the world.


The world's fastest-growing tourist destinations

2013 was a record year for international tourism, and some destinations are experiencing massive jumps in the number of people choosing to holiday there. Check out the 10 fastest-growing destinations

March 24, 2014 Source: Singapore Yahoo! News

10. Taiwan 
Taiwan recorded a 9.7 percent increase in the number of international arrivals year on year.

 The world's fastest-growing tourist destinations

9. United Arab Emirates 
Visitors to the UAE rose 10.4 percent in 2013.

The world's fastest-growing tourist destinations

8. Russia 
The number of holidaymakers to this vast land increased by 10.5 percent.
 The world's fastest-growing tourist destinations

 7. Turkey 
Turkey's increase in international visitors is on par with Russia's at 10.5 percent.
The world's fastest-growing tourist destinations

6. Vietnam 
Visitors to Vietnam rose by 10.6 percent year on year. 

The world's fastest-growing tourist destinations

5. Philippines 
Despite the catastrophe of Typhoon Haiyan, international arrivals to the Philippines received as 11.2 percent lift year on year.
The world's fastest-growing tourist destinations 

4. Greece 
Tourists seem to be taking advantage of the cheaper costs of a Greece holiday in the wake of the country's economic slump. International visitors rose by 15.5 percent.
The world's fastest-growing tourist destinations

3. Thailand 
While Thailand's international arrivals received a 19.6 percent boost year on year in 2013, the violent protests seen this year could well slow the growth considerably as holidaymakers steer clear.
 The world's fastest-growing tourist destinations

 2. Kazakhstan 
A surprising addition to the list, Kazakhstan enjoyed a whopping 21.9 percent increase year on year.
The world's fastest-growing tourist destinations
  
1. Japan  
Japan experienced the greatest growth last year with a 24 percent jump in the number of foreign tourists, taking it to a record 10 million visitors. The spike can be attributed largely to the weakened yen and a concentrated effort to build-up the tourism industry that took a blow following the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
 The world's fastest-growing tourist destinations

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