1. FRANCE – 82.6 million
France leads the world in the list of most traveled countries. The country regularly organizes attractive tours at tourist sites. They are tours to cultural center cities like Paris, Lyon, Strasbourg, or Alpine Mountains, ski resorts, beaches, picturesque French countryside, gardens, and many beautiful parks.
The country has 37 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. In France, the country’s tourism industry contributes 9.7% of the country’s GDP. Of which, 30% is revenue from foreign tourists, the remaining 70% is from domestic tourists.
France is the country most visited by foreign tourists. Its Paris capital is also the most visited city in the world.
2. US – 75.6 MILLION PASSENGERS
America is a large country. This country attracts many visitors. Many US cities like New York, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas are the most tourists. The most prominent attractions in the United States are the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, the magical land of Alaska, Hawaii beach,… Tourism is an industry that creates the most employment opportunities for Americans.
3. Spain – 75.6 MILLION GUESTS
Spain ranks third in the list of the most traveled countries in the world. This sector contributes nearly 11% of the country’s GDP.
Spain has many attractive tourist destinations such as Madrid, Barcelona, world-class resorts at the Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts, many famous festivals such as Carnival and Running of the Bulls, 15 national parks and nightlife in Spain are very bustling. Spain has 13 cities that are recognized by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites.
4. CHINA – 59.3 VISITORS
China is one of the most visited places in the world. The country has landmarks such as the Great Wall of the Great Wall, the Five Music Halls, Shaolin Temple, Huangguoshu Waterfall, the Forbidden City, the Three Gorges Dam and many other cultural and historical attractions.
In 2014, China reached 55.6 million foreign visitors. The number of tourists to China is expected to increase rapidly in the coming years.