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The world's biggest travel spenders

With demand for international tourism growing and the number of tourist arrivals reaching 983 million worldwide, up from 940 million in 2010 tourism has experienced continued expansion and diversification, becoming one of the largest and fastest-growing economic sectors in the world.

The UNWTO’s report on 2012 tourism highlights gives the list of the countries that invest the most in the tourism sector. India was the fastest growing source market among the top 50 spenders with a 33% increase, moving up two places to 22nd in the ranking.


Source: UNWTO Tourism Highlights 2012 Edition